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In the past decade, theories about how we would all need to be “free agents,” in charge of our own career trajectory, have become reality. While there is a good deal of talk about this new reality, little tangible direction exists about how to thrive, not just survive, in this new workforce.brbr Join career and leadership development expert Marie Zimenoff as she invites you to learn what you need to know today for tomorrow’s career success. She will share the inside scoop on hiring trends, explain how to earn a promotion, and explore what hiring managers are saying across a variety of industries.brbr Mondays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Business, Marie will provide a featured topic, interview national leaders and review the latest career management tools. You will benefit from a weekly Get Career Smart(tm) tip and featured job of the week, in addition to practical strategies in branding, career transition, advancement, job search, resumes, interviewing, and social media.

In the past decade, theories about how we would all need to be “free agents,” in charge of our own career trajectory, have become reality. While there is a good deal of talk about this new reality, little tangible direction exists about how to thrive, not just survive, in this new workforce.brbr Join career and leadership development expert Marie Zimenoff as she invites you to learn what you need to know today for tomorrow’s career success. She will share the inside scoop on hiring trends, explain how to earn a promotion, and explore what hiring managers are saying across a variety of industries.brbr Mondays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Business, Marie will provide a featured topic, interview national leaders and review the latest career management tools. You will benefit from a weekly Get Career Smart(tm) tip and featured job of the week, in addition to practical strategies in branding, career transition, advancement, job search, resumes, interviewing, and social media.

Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

In the past decade, theories about how we would all need to be “free agents,” in charge of our own career trajectory, have become reality. While there is a good deal of talk about this new reality, little tangible direction exists about how to thrive, not just survive, in this new workforce.brbr Join career and leadership development expert Marie Zimenoff as she invites you to learn what you need to know today for tomorrow’s career success. She will share the inside scoop on hiring trends, explain how to earn a promotion, and explore what hiring managers are saying across a variety of industries.brbr Mondays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Business, Marie will provide a featured topic, interview national leaders and review the latest career management tools. You will benefit from a weekly Get Career Smart(tm) tip and featured job of the week, in addition to practical strategies in branding, career transition, advancement, job search, resumes, interviewing, and social media.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Rebound Quickly When a Job Isn't What It Seemed

5/16/2022
You found a great new job and quit your old one, but now it isn't what you thought it would be. The good news? You're not alone. Millions of workers left their job in the Great Resignation for a career change or job shift hoping to find a better fit or work-life balance. Before you hop again, listen in as Career Confidante host Marie Zimenoff and guest Thomas Powner share what to get clear on before you jump again. These tips will help you be happier where you are or speed up your job search...

Duration:00:50:53

Beyond the Tactics: The Underlying Keys to Career Transformation

5/2/2022
Whether you are taking an internal promotion, navigating a job search, or making a complete career change, you are likely underestimating the psychological impact of your career transition. Understanding the mental and emotional factors will be as critical to achieving your career goals as the actions you will take. What are the signs that it’s time to make a career move? What techniques can career changers and coaches use to be more successful? In this episode of Career Confidante Radio,...

Duration:00:53:04

Encore Social Media for Job Search

4/25/2022
Listen in to understand how the use of social media has shifted for sourcing candidates - how recruiters look for active and passive candidates to hire for their open roles. We'll also discuss what this means for your job search and how to use social media more proactively in your search to uncover and connect with people in your target industries. If you have been struggling to find work or that perfect fit, listen in!

Duration:00:54:07

Encore Career, Interview & Resume Tips for Neurodivergent Professionals

4/18/2022
Neurodivergence covers a spectrum of differences in thinking from what is considered neurotypical. Historically, employers and coaches have failed to recognize and accommodate these differences. Although there have been significant advances in employer understanding and actions in recent years, this has led to higher unemployment numbers for this group and less effective career support. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes resume writer and coach Melissa...

Duration:00:54:44

Encore How Women Can Use the Great She-Cession to Their Career Advantage

4/11/2022
The last few years have created new challenges for women in the workplace, leading to an unprecedented exodus of women from the workplace. A renewed emphasis on diversity and current economic forces have also created opportunities for women’s career advancement. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes career and leadership coach Latasha Williams. Together, they discuss the factors impacting career advancement and job search for women today and tips for how...

Duration:00:56:32

Career Resilience: Most Valuable Skill for the Post-Covid Workfor

4/4/2022
The past two years have reshaped our workforce permanently. The uncertainty and collective experience of the pandemic have required adaptability and flexibility to new opportunities. For those who thrived, the last two years have uncovered a new level of career resilience. What can you learn from their success and apply to your career? In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Makesha Dockery. Listen in as they discuss what career resilience is and lessons you...

Duration:00:54:27

Get More of the Right Clients for Your Career Services Business

3/28/2022
People across the globe are looking for a new career. This creates a sea of opportunity for organization career services and independent career coaches and resume writers. However, if you want to have a client roster full of the right clients, you still need the right marketing strategies to attract your target audience. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Leander Howard, CMO for WriteSea. Listen in as Leander and Marie share how to determine the best...

Duration:01:00:00

Increase Your Salary: Make a Powerful First Impression

3/7/2022
The current talent shortage is creating opportunities for many professionals to increase their salaries. But salary negotiations start before you receive that first interview! Your first impression to the hiring team sets the tone for how they perceive your value. In this episode of Career Confidante radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes career expert Melanie L. Denny. They discuss the must-haves in a resume and LinkedIn profile to set the stage for maximum compensation during a salary...

Duration:00:53:23

How to Job Search for the Role You Really Want

2/28/2022
How do you find the right role in today's job search? If you are like most job seekers today, you aren't looking for just any job. You are being more selective and possibly seeking a career change or moving into a new industry. The past few years' events have changed job search in some ways. While many tried-and-true methods are still effective, like networking, new tools can make job search easier or become a distraction. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff...

Duration:00:54:36

Encore The Quest for Meaningful Work

2/21/2022
Less than 13% of adults who are employed full-time consider their work meaningful. It is not surprising that 70% of us are disengaged at work. Finding meaning in our work doesn’t necessarily require a new job, and it isn’t about saving the world. In this episode of the Career Confidante, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Shawn Askinosie – entrepreneur and author of Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul. We discuss sorrow, service, and how to define...

Duration:00:54:30

Encore How to Thrive in the Era of Career Switchers with Dr. Dawn Graham

2/14/2022
If you are thinking about making a career change, you are not alone – nearly half of workers are considering switching careers. Switchers are the future of work – and the future of work is here. The new marketplace calls for continuous career reinvention to remain marketable. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Dr. Dawn Graham – author of “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success.” They will share trends in the employment...

Duration:00:54:52

How to Land a Board Position to Advance Your Career

2/7/2022
There has never been a better time to explore board opportunities, especially for those in unrepresented groups. But how do you start a board-level search? What materials do you need? What information do you include in those materials? And where do you even find these opportunities? In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes career expert Debra Boggs. Together, they discuss trends related to corporate and other board of directors roles and how to find these...

Duration:00:52:58

The Career Confidante Monday, January 31, 2022

1/31/2022

Duration:00:54:08

Encore The Top 5 Megatrends Influencing Careers in 2022

1/24/2022
Continued talent shortages, increased freelance work, employee-directed workplaces, inclusive organizations, and empathetic leadership are the future in the workplace. What do professionals need to know to increase the longevity and success of their careers? In this episode of Career Confidante radio, host Marie Zimenoff shares insights from the latest Career Trends White Paper. Listen in to hear about the jobs of the future, diversity hiring trends, hiring and job search technology, hybrid...

Duration:00:54:44

How to Ease Career Transition with Personal Branding

1/10/2022
On average, we are changing jobs every 3–5 years and changing careers up to 7 times in our lifetime. Reinventing our career is challenging and can leave us feeling lost, not sure of our professional identity. Building a personal brand can help ease the pain of reinvention by reminding you of your authentic self. The process of personal branding helps you identify those core pieces of yourself that you want to express and use in the world, and how to frame them in a way that is relevant to...

Duration:00:54:11

Encore Tactical Tricks to Improve Your Job Search

1/3/2022
Listen in as host Marie Zimenoff and guest Nikki Ryberg discuss practical steps you can take to avoid ageism, make networking more comfortable, and land that dream job faster!

Duration:00:55:27

Encore How to Stop Playing it Safe and Take Risks for Career Success

12/27/2021
These days, most people will have multiple careers in their lifetime. No one can depend on a single company to take care of them throughout their employment. How do you manage the risk of changing jobs, changing careers, and surviving layoffs? In this episode of The Career Confidante, host Marie Zimenoff moves you beyond a traditional career path mindset to one of career patterns built around strengths, skills, and experiences. She also explores the importance of risk in achieving career...

Duration:00:56:11

Goals, Resolutions, and Mindfulness

12/20/2021
As we ring in the new year, we are undoubtedly focused on setting goals or making resolutions. In this episode -- a blast from the past with evergreen value -- host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Chuck Hancock, M.Ed., LPC, NCC. Together, they’ll explore the differences between goals and resolutions, and how both can impact our career growth and satisfaction in the new year. They also discuss mindfulness and its importance in our life and career choices as we work toward our career goals. Listen in...

Duration:00:56:09

Use Design Thinking to Envision & Realize Your Perfect-Fit Career

12/13/2021
What should you do if you find yourself among the more than 50% of people who are considering a career change? How do you determine what will make a good-fit career for you? In this episode of The Career Confidante, Abdullah Alqayyim joins host Marie Zimenoff to talk about how to implement the principles of design thinking to envision a career that's a perfect fit for your personality, values, skills, and circumstances. We also chat about the incredible power of freelancing, side hustles,...

Duration:00:54:58

Encore: How Caregivers Can Navigate Taking & Returning from Career Breaks

11/15/2021
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on caregivers, two-thirds of whom are women. More than 1.6 million women have left the workforce since February 2020 and the number of women who are considering downshifting their careers has grown from 25% to 33% over the past year. In this episode of Career Confidante Radio, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes Career Coach and Director of Talent for FlexProfessionals, Leanne Rodd. Together, they discuss what caregivers can do if they are...

Duration:00:54:45