Career Crashers-logo

Career Crashers

Education Podcasts >

Welcome to Career Crashers where we tell the stories of those who are not content to wait around following rules and hoping for good things to happen. Great careers aren’t found they’re forged. It’s time to Crash the party. On weekly episodes, you'll hear from people who have broken free of the conventional path and forged great careers.

Welcome to Career Crashers where we tell the stories of those who are not content to wait around following rules and hoping for good things to happen. Great careers aren’t found they’re forged. It’s time to Crash the party. On weekly episodes, you'll hear from people who have broken free of the conventional path and forged great careers.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to Career Crashers where we tell the stories of those who are not content to wait around following rules and hoping for good things to happen. Great careers aren’t found they’re forged. It’s time to Crash the party. On weekly episodes, you'll hear from people who have broken free of the conventional path and forged great careers.

Language:

English


Episodes

13 - Stacey Ferreira on Dropping Out and Founding Forge

4/15/2019
More
This week on Career Crashers, Stacey Ferreira joins the show to talk about her experience of launching a company at 18 that raised $1.2M in funding and learning from real-world experience over the classroom. Learn more about Forge at: http://www.joinforge.com/ Learn more about Stacey at: https://twitter.com/staceyferreira In this episode: - How Stacey started a business and raised 1.2M in venture capital right after high school - How being young can be an advantage when you are...

Duration:00:24:53

12 - Creating a Career as a Writer | Keith Farrell's Career Crash Story

4/8/2019
More
This week on the podcast, a career crash story from Keith Farrell. After spending tens of thousands of dollars and six years on college Keith realized that something would have to change for him to create the career he wanted. He decided to pursue his passion for writing and by finding ways to create value, created a career for himself as a ghostwriter. In this episode: - How a low point led Keith to decide to pursue a career in writing - Writing political op-eds as the first signal for...

Duration:00:08:17

11 - Hannah Frankman on Skipping College and Her Career Crash Story

4/1/2019
More
Hannah Frankman is the community manager for Praxis. She joins Career Crashers this week to share her story of deciding to skip college and go straight to building a career. Topics discussed: - How Hannah grew up homeschooling and why she decided to not go to college - Answering people when they asked what she was doing instead of going to college - How working at a farm, leading english classes, and reading voraciously prepared Hannah for her opportunity with Praxis - How Hannah...

Duration:00:23:18

10 - Mailbag and Miscellany: Your Career Crash Stories

3/25/2019
More
This week on Career Crashers, Isaac is sharing listener career crash stories and some of the best examples of career crashing that you can learn from. In this episode: - How creating without permission got a fan a job with Derek Sivers - A listener whose viral parody video led to a great full-time job - Thinking outside the box and using doughnuts to get job interviews - Focusing on value creation instead of formal titles - It's never too late to start moving towards a great career -...

Duration:00:24:53

9 - Thaddeus Russell on Creating a Career as an Intellectual Entrepreneur

3/18/2019
More
There are certain areas where people think you can get by without going to college. If you're going into a trade or starting a business, people get that you can get by without college, but what about being a history professor? In this episode Thaddeus Russell talks about his experiences working as a professor at elite colleges and eventually breaking out to create Renegade University. In this episode: - How Thaddeus' early experiences as a professor led him to think about options...

Duration:00:22:24

8 - Austen Allred on Launching Lambda School and Learning From Failure

3/11/2019
More
Austen Allred is the Co-Founder and CEO of Lamda School, a 9-month, immersive program that gives students the tools and training to launch new careers in tech—from the comfort of your own home. Students only pay once they are hired after the program, so Lambda is completely accountable for the results they promise. Austen joins the podcast to talk about launching his career in marketing and founding Lambda School. In this episode: - What is Lambda school? - Moving to San Francisco and...

Duration:00:16:41

7 - College Jobs > College Degrees with Amanda Grimmett

3/4/2019
More
Amanda Grimmett is the Area Community & Corporate Events Manager at Convene, where she oversees all of their client facing and community events in New York. In this episode, Amanda shares how her college jobs and extracurriculars helped her land her first opportunity after college and talks about what she looks when she is interviewing job candidates. Find more of Amanda's work at: https://amandagrimmett.com/ In this episode: * How running events from college led to Amanda's first...

Duration:00:13:15

6 - Crashing a Company to Launch a Career with Christopher Lochhead

2/25/2019
More
Christopher Lochhead is the author of Play Bigger and Niche Down, the host of the Follow Your Different podcast, an advisor to over 50 startups, and a three time Chief Marketing Officer. He joins Career Crashers to share the story of how he co-founded a company at 18 to start his career. In this episode: Learn more about Chris at www.lochhead.com Read Play Bigger and Niche Down: https://lochhead.com/play-bigger/ Listen to Follow Your Different:...

Duration:00:19:25

5 - Seizing Opportunity Before You're Ready With Chuck Grimmett

2/18/2019
More
Chuck Grimmett is the product manager at Crash. In the last episode Chuck shared his story of launching his career with the Foundation for Economic Education, and in this episode, Chuck talks about how he transitioned from his first job into his career working in tech. Topics: Learn more about Chuck at http://www.cagrimmett.com/ Check out Crash.co for great resources on creating a great career and if you want to share your story email Isaac [at] crash [dot] co

Duration:00:13:08

4 - Be Generous With Your Work | Chuck Grimmett on Launching His Career

2/18/2019
More
Chuck Grimmett is the product manager at Crash. He joins Isaac to talk about how he launched his career through photography, internships, and a willingness to share his work. Topics: Learn more about Chuck at www.cagrimmett.com Check out Crash.co for great resources on creating a great career and if you want to share your story email Isaac [at] crash [dot] co

Duration:00:11:03

3 - From High School to Full-time Marketer

2/11/2019
More
In this episode Tim Chermak shares the story of how he decided to hire a young employee at the start of her career. It's not about resumes or connections, but this story shows how to separate yourself from the pack and get noticed when you're looking for opportunities. Topics: - Using creativity to make an impression to a company - Offering to work for free for a trial period - Getting specific about how you can create value for a company - Most companies are looking for good people...

Duration:00:13:30

2 - Creating a Career in Marketing with Tim Chermak

2/11/2019
More
Tim Chermak is the CEO and founder of Platform Marketing, joins Isaac to talk about how Tim launched his career helping small businesses with marketing and turned that opportunity into a thriving company, Platform Marketing. Topics: - The first step Tim took to starting his career. - Realizing he wasn't interested in finance - The difference between what he learned in marketing classes and what he learned on his own from marketing blogs, books, and seminars - Lessons learned starting...

Duration:00:14:48

1 - Welcome to Career Crashers

2/10/2019
More
Welcome to the Career Crashers podcast! Each week you'll hear from someone who has broken free from the slow and conventional path to forge a great career.

Duration:00:05:29