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Author and career specialist Jane Barrett from The Career Farm interviews mission driven entrepreneurs - the people behind some of the most innovative businesses making a positive impact on society or the environment. Discover the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life. Join us at http://thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

Author and career specialist Jane Barrett from The Career Farm interviews mission driven entrepreneurs - the people behind some of the most innovative businesses making a positive impact on society or the environment. Discover the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life. Join us at http://thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.
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Author and career specialist Jane Barrett from The Career Farm interviews mission driven entrepreneurs - the people behind some of the most innovative businesses making a positive impact on society or the environment. Discover the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life. Join us at http://thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

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English


Episodes

92: How Do I move from Employee to Entrepreneur? with Steve Glaveski

1/24/2019
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Are you living for the weekend? Dissatisfied at work and itching to do something that is important to you? I interview Steve Glaveski, co-founder of Collective Campus, about his new book on how to leave your job behind and build something for yourself.

Duration:00:31:53

91: How I travel the world looking after pets and retrained to be a Social Media Manager later in life with Angela Laws

12/27/2018
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In this episode I interview Angela Laws who has retrained in social media relatively late in life. Not only that she also travels the world with her husband looking after animals in their own homes as a ‘pet parent’ for trustedhousesitters.com

Duration:00:27:36

90: What's it really like to be a coder, Careers in Software Development

11/29/2018
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I interview a panel of coders to find out what it is really like to work in this field. What they like about their work and what isn't so great. These coders working in the industry give great insight and advice on getting into this in demand career. This episode is particularly useful for career changers, and young people wanting to get into coding, as well as parents and teachers who advising them.

Duration:00:32:48

89: How to use LinkedIn effectively to job search plus new features you need to be aware of with Mark Williams

10/26/2018
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In this episode I interview ‘Mr LinkedIn’ AKA Mark Williams. Mark talks us through the common mistakes he sees job seekers make on LinkedIn and also the new features that LinkedIn has rolled out that you need to be aware of.

Duration:00:38:10

88: Career Advice from Graduates 10 years out of University - with Paul Murphy

9/27/2018
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In this episode I interview Paul Murphy the author of "1000 Years of Career Advice". He picks the highlights from his interviews with 100 graduates about their career decisions and how it worked out for them.

Duration:00:33:55

87: How to lead with emotional courage - with Peter Bregman

8/30/2018
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In this episode I interview Peter Bregman the author of the new book ‘Leading with Emotional Courage, How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work.

Duration:00:34:40

86: From a desk and a telephone to floating a business with Jonathan Straight

7/25/2018
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In this episode Jonathan Straight describes his remarkable journey from eureka moment to starting a business on his own. He went on to float the business on the London Stock Exchange going on to buy out his biggest rivals.

Duration:00:29:35

85: How to Keep your Audience Awake Using Humour - with Jeremy Nicholas

6/28/2018
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I asked Sony-award winning TV and radio broadcaster to come back on the show to talk to us about how to use humour to make your presentation or speech more memorable

Duration:00:33:43

84: Find out if you've got what it takes for a career in coding - with Chris Hill of Northcoders

5/25/2018
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This month I interviewed Chris Hill about the opportunities in the digital economy. After working in the restaurant business Chris changed career through a coding bootcamp in London, and then he and his partner decided to bring the concept north.

Duration:00:32:27

83: Turning a passion into a successful career - with Matt Porter of Sportive HQ

4/26/2018
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This month my guest is entrepreneur Matt Porter, founder of Sportive HQ. Matt talks about his route to career success, which in many ways sounds as gruelling as the cycle races he organises! I was inspired by his optimism, flexibility and pure grit.

Duration:00:29:27

82: How to Develop and Launch Your Independent Consultancy Business - with David Mellor

3/29/2018
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This month Jane interviews David Mellor, David Mellor is an author of three books and an expert advisor working with career changers keen to use their industry experience to make money in their own businesses

Duration:00:37:21

81: How to develop your career in an organisation with Alison Temperley

2/22/2018
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In this episode, Jane speaks to Alison Temperley, former Head of Careers at PWC and now a career and leadership coach working with global companies and professional services firms. Great advice on how to develop your career within an organisation!

Duration:00:36:20

80: Stand out as a candidate for financial services and applying to business school with Pascal Michels

1/25/2018
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In this episode, Jane speaks to Pascal Michels, Head of IESE MBA Admissions, about his varied career.

Duration:00:50:47

79: What I looked for when I recruited for Uber and Booking.com - with Nicolas Buteau

12/28/2017
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From Uber to Booking.com, Nicolas Buteau is a recruiter and entrepreneur who thrives in dynamic environments as well as in more established business operations. Here he gives the inside story on what it takes to get hired by these market leaders.

Duration:00:48:34

78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in consulting - Surbhi Dhir

11/24/2017
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This month I'm talking to Surbhi Dhir, a successful management consultant who I coached during her MBA. Surbhi explains why her MBA was so important in developing her career, and shares her knowledge of what it takes to be a successful consultant.

Duration:00:37:33

77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises - with Todd Hannula

10/25/2017
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Jane interviews Todd Hannula, social entrepreneur who raised funding to turn a derelict Victorian building in a challenging part of Leeds into ‘Shine’, a thriving community space, with an art gallery, café, office and meeting space

Duration:00:59:29

76: What recruiters REALLY care about - with Zena Everett, author of Mind Flip

9/28/2017
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Jane interviews Zena Everett about the insight she has gained from having a business that recruited recruiters. She shares the knowledge of what recruiters find frustrating in candidates and how their minds work

Duration:00:50:26

75: Why job shadowing is a crucial step for your career change - with Lucy Standing of Viewvo

8/13/2017
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Jane interviews Chartered Psychologist Lucy Standing who had a corporate recruiting career in banking and consulting before going self employed where she designs training courses and assessment processes

Duration:00:48:11

74: Which career books to pack in your suitcase this summer holiday

7/21/2017
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Jane reviews 2 books that you might want to pack in your suitcase if you are going on holiday and want to take the time to review your career or kick of a job search when you get back

Duration:00:15:33

73: How to Raise Your Profile at Work - with Personal Branding Specialist, Jennifer Holloway

6/29/2017
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Perhaps you have reached a certain level but now want to take the next step up in your organisation? Or you want to up level yourself to increase your visibility?

Duration:00:39:49