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How to Navigate Institutional Bias with Lizette Ojeda

There are so many angles to explore while discussing institutional bias, and you can only talk about a few at a time. Lizette Ojeda, PhD. is my guest today to discuss research and strategies to overcome bias during a job search. Here’s how you can join the conversation: – Call and leave a voicemail […]


My Money Matters Interview Hosted by Chris Hensley

When it’s time to job search, how proactive have you been? Aren’t you vigilant for future opportunities? Probably not. This is part of the conversation Chris Hensley and I had on his show on KPFT-FM and Money Matters Podcast. Here’s how you can join the conversation: – Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or […]


What Does Financial Planning Have to Do with Your Job Search?

How is your financial footing? Is your job search financially ready? Are you taking on a new position and need to make sure you have the right benefits for you? I talked with Aja (ah-jah) McClanahan to discuss things you to consider preparing for a job search, during a job search, accepting an offer, and […]


How to Remain Cyber Safe During a Job Search

My guest, Dr. Nichelle Manuel, says “data is the new currency.” I believe she’s right and today’s show reflects the importance of a proactive role for your life and career. Got comments about the show? Here’s to be a part of the discussion: – Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments […]


Networking for Introverts: Making Career Connections Count

If you’re an introvert or not, networking can be a challenge. If you are finding it difficult to navigate on or offline, then this show is for you. Welcome to episode 200 of the podcast! My guest today is Karen Wickre, who wrote the newly released book, “Taking The Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s […]


Human Resources Trends Job Seekers Should Know for 2019

It’s good to know what Human Resources is thinking during the interview process. That’s why I brought HR Executive and expert Sarah Morgan to the show. She is also the founder of the fantastic blog, The Buzz on HR! Got comments about the show? Here’s how: – Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or […]


Resume Trends for 2019 with Jessica Hernandez

Welcome to my annual “Resume Trends” show! Jessica Hernandez, multiple award-winning resume writer and founder of Great Resumes Fast is my guest today. This is the show to get resume tips and resources to brand your resume for 2019. If you’ve been struggling with writing one, or need to refresh for the new year, this […]


Owning Your Job Search with a Consultant Mindset

Do you have a consultant mindset in your approach to your career? If not, you should. Listen to the show and find out why. Thanks for joining me for this final fall finale on TVOJS. If you are joining me for the first time, welcome. You can learn more about the podcast, the blog, and me […]


5 Tips to Find Your Next Job in 2019

In this special episode, my friend Bob McIntosh asked to interview me on my show. In the past, I have replayed my interviews from guest appearances on other podcasts. This is the first time in over five years of the show I will be interviewed for the show. This show is centered around my article, 14 […]


Is Technology Essential in Removing Hiring Bias with Melissa Dobbins

Removing bias from the hiring process is quite a task considering those who are still asking why. My guest this episode is Melissa Dobbins, founder, and CEO of for the second time. We discuss her article, “ I’m Sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” – Save us from our Technology! You are more […]


You’ll Need These Linkedin Strategies for Job Search Readiness with Marc Miller

Marc Miller of the “Repurpose Your Career” podcast, and I address some of the Linkedin questions that come through our inboxes and email. The original version of this show was published on Marc’s Career Pivot site (and you can also get the episode through iTunes). The very detailed show notes can be viewed there as well. […]


Job Search Wisdom from Career Advice Writers

In this special edition, I gathered three career advice writers to join me for their perspective on the job search. We tackle several questions adding a different twist to what you usually hear. Each of them knows I stalked their Twitter and Linkedin profiles for months and hand-picked each to come on the show. […]


Give Linkedin Recommendations More Respect

Linkedin recommendations are not featured as it used to be. It’s near the bottom of your Linkedin profile now. Bob McIntosh, the purveyor of all things LinkedIn for job seekers, is back on the show to discuss Linkedin recommendations. You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can: – Call and leave […]


Today’s Millennials and Their Take on Careers with Hilary Sutton

For my Gen X and baby boomer listeners, it’s time to listen to millennials about their take on work. My guest, Hilary Sutton, speaks as a writer, a researcher, and a millennial. Here are three ways you can let us know: Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number Go […]


How to Find Work That Matters w/ Mark Babbitt

Welcome back to the fifth season of the podcast. We are in an economy that has a four percent unemployment rate, and now many people are looking and leaping to new work opportunities. Are you looking for what you consider the best “fit” or are you taking the first job offer you get? Mark Babbit, […]


Answering Your Job Search Questions (Podcast Season Finale)

About today’s special show! For this last episode of the season, I am replaying my appearance on the “Repurpose Your Career” podcast. Here are the questions we’re answering: 1. I am a 61-year-old floor installer. I have been doing this since I was a young man. I have worked in other parts of the industry like sales and […]


Removing Bias From Hiring with Melissa Dobbins

Removing bias from the hiring process is quite a task considering those who are still asking why. My guest this episode is Melissa Dobbins, founder, and CEO of, whose purpose is to remove bias from hiring. She states on her website that she is “…radically reshaping the hiring process through the synthesis of science […]


What Are Ways Young People 16-24 Can Find Jobs (Radio Interview)?

I was interview by James Parker of the Chicago Urban League a couple of weeks ago. This was on WVON Saturday morning’s program, “Let’s Get to Work.” Our discussion centered around helping our youth find jobs. You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can: – Call and leave a […]


How Job Seekers Can Get Noticed by Employers Online

How to stand out to employers online is frequent question and subject for job seekers. It’s one of the hardest things to do on the Internet since there is so much noise competing to be heard. The day has come to show how you add value to employers, peers, and prospective connections online. There are job […]


The Best New Features of LinkedIn for Job Seekers

LinkedIn is constantly changing their features and functionality to the point where new and old users lose sight of LinkedIn’s value. Bob McIntosh is a purveyor of all things LinkedIn for job seekers. He is my guest as discuss what features are best for job seekers, and a couple of features not so much. You […]