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If you are looking for ways to launch your career after college, get a new, better, or more fulfilling job, or start to transition away from working in the corporate world so you can finally start that business - this is the podcast for you! My name is Chris Kochan. From 2.63 GPA in college to working at Apple, then starting my own online businesses - I have worked hard the past 8 years to create a life of choice and freedom. My goal is to help you grow your career, increase the amount of opportunities you have, and achieve your ultimate career goals. Through personal branding and making strategic moves in my career, I have been able to achieve every goal I make... and I truly believe anyone can do this, too! On Careers Over Coffee, I'll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips that helped me grow my career from the aerospace industry to managing 9 figure budgets at Harley-Davidson. Then, how I was able to use personal branding and make some strategic moves to land a job at Apple with my 2.63 GPA, where I managed 10 figure budgets, development projects, and the supply of parts on the iPhone Manufacturing team. He also taps into his network from around the world to bring insights from other industries, professions, and business types - so you will be sure to find plenty of little nuggets of information to help you create your own career destiny. In each episode, my goal is to help you work toward achieving your career goals. Wether it is answering the questions of "how do I get out of a job I hate?", to finding a more fulfilling job, climbing the corporate ladder, or starting a business - this is the podcast for you. In this introductory episode to the Careers Over Coffee podcast, I walk through how this podcast actually started online over video chats and in coffee shops, then grew from there into this podcast. I'll also walk through what you can expect from this podcast and me, as your host. I hope you have a big cup of coffee ready! Press play and lets get started! By the way - don't forget to subscribe so you

If you are looking for ways to launch your career after college, get a new, better, or more fulfilling job, or start to transition away from working in the corporate world so you can finally start that business - this is the podcast for you! My name is Chris Kochan. From 2.63 GPA in college to working at Apple, then starting my own online businesses - I have worked hard the past 8 years to create a life of choice and freedom. My goal is to help you grow your career, increase the amount of opportunities you have, and achieve your ultimate career goals. Through personal branding and making strategic moves in my career, I have been able to achieve every goal I make... and I truly believe anyone can do this, too! On Careers Over Coffee, I'll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips that helped me grow my career from the aerospace industry to managing 9 figure budgets at Harley-Davidson. Then, how I was able to use personal branding and make some strategic moves to land a job at Apple with my 2.63 GPA, where I managed 10 figure budgets, development projects, and the supply of parts on the iPhone Manufacturing team. He also taps into his network from around the world to bring insights from other industries, professions, and business types - so you will be sure to find plenty of little nuggets of information to help you create your own career destiny. In each episode, my goal is to help you work toward achieving your career goals. Wether it is answering the questions of "how do I get out of a job I hate?", to finding a more fulfilling job, climbing the corporate ladder, or starting a business - this is the podcast for you. In this introductory episode to the Careers Over Coffee podcast, I walk through how this podcast actually started online over video chats and in coffee shops, then grew from there into this podcast. I'll also walk through what you can expect from this podcast and me, as your host. I hope you have a big cup of coffee ready! Press play and lets get started! By the way - don't forget to subscribe so you
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If you are looking for ways to launch your career after college, get a new, better, or more fulfilling job, or start to transition away from working in the corporate world so you can finally start that business - this is the podcast for you! My name is Chris Kochan. From 2.63 GPA in college to working at Apple, then starting my own online businesses - I have worked hard the past 8 years to create a life of choice and freedom. My goal is to help you grow your career, increase the amount of opportunities you have, and achieve your ultimate career goals. Through personal branding and making strategic moves in my career, I have been able to achieve every goal I make... and I truly believe anyone can do this, too! On Careers Over Coffee, I'll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips that helped me grow my career from the aerospace industry to managing 9 figure budgets at Harley-Davidson. Then, how I was able to use personal branding and make some strategic moves to land a job at Apple with my 2.63 GPA, where I managed 10 figure budgets, development projects, and the supply of parts on the iPhone Manufacturing team. He also taps into his network from around the world to bring insights from other industries, professions, and business types - so you will be sure to find plenty of little nuggets of information to help you create your own career destiny. In each episode, my goal is to help you work toward achieving your career goals. Wether it is answering the questions of "how do I get out of a job I hate?", to finding a more fulfilling job, climbing the corporate ladder, or starting a business - this is the podcast for you. In this introductory episode to the Careers Over Coffee podcast, I walk through how this podcast actually started online over video chats and in coffee shops, then grew from there into this podcast. I'll also walk through what you can expect from this podcast and me, as your host. I hope you have a big cup of coffee ready! Press play and lets get started! By the way - don't forget to subscribe so you

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Episodes

Career Transition: 3 Tips for a Successful Career Change into a New Job that Aligns with Your Life's Work - COC19

3/21/2019
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Career transition into a new career or a different job, no lies here, can be tough, hard, and down right depressing if it goes horribly. Today we are going over 3 tips to make a career transition easier and more smooth, with one important tip you can't miss - creating a career transition plan - just incase your career transition does not work out well. If you are thinking about doing a career transition or you are actively getting ready to make a career transition, listen to this podcast...

Duration:00:14:21

College to Career: 3 Tips for a Successful College to Career Transition - COC18

3/14/2019
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The college to career transition can be rough, especially if you have no idea where to begin with transitioning out of college and into your career. What career path should you choose? What are these companies even like when you are working there? What would you be doing in your job? Who would you be working with? Will you fit into the culture? All of these questions can actually be answered ahead of time, especially if you go at your college to career transition with a few pieces of...

Duration:00:18:01

Work Life vs Life's Work: How to Leave a Legacy Through Your Career and Life - COC17

3/7/2019
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How to leave a legacy is a question we face, but don't like thinking about... In today's episode, we dive into how to leave a legacy through your career and life's work by pursuing your passions and interests. In this episode, we go through: - The difference of the work life and our life's work. - How to leave a legacy through your career and life's work. - A few questions to ask so you can figure out your life's purpose and align with the legacy you want to leave behind for generations...

Duration:00:13:27

Budgeting, Investing, & Personal Finance Tips with Master Financial Coach Karen Ford - COC16

2/28/2019
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Let's face it, working to pay off debt sucks! If you are looking to pay off debt and begin building wealth, especially if you are interested in getting into real estate for the first time, then you don't want to miss todays discussion of Careers Over Coffee. We're sitting down with Karen Ford, Master Financial Coach and Author of Money Matters. She has helped people from age 18 to 72 pay off their debt, with some who had 82 credit cards and $800K+ in debt! We also touch base on tips from...

Duration:00:20:43

Pay Off Debt: Mistakes & Tips from Paying Off $92,000 in Credit Card, Auto Loan, and Student Loan Debt - COC15

2/21/2019
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Figuring out how to pay off debt in a way that works for you is a rough experience. At one point, my total credit card debt, auto loan debt, and student loan debt added up $92,000. Personal financial situations play a direct role in the decisions we make in out career. The more financially strapped we are with trying to pay off debt, the less likely we are to make a transition into a new job at a company, make a career change, or start that side business and risk underperforming at our day...

Duration:00:17:22

Recession Proof: 7 Tips to Find Jobs and Build a Career in a Bad Economy - COC14

2/14/2019
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Recession proof jobs and industries do exist! Also, there are ways to increase your income in a bad economy. We're diving into how to find jobs during a recession and how to build a career in a recession. Wether you are listing to this when the economy is booming, or you found this episode when looking for advice on your career situation during an economic crisis, the tips in today's episode will help you prepare your career to be recession proof and agile, ready to react, when an economic...

Duration:00:15:28

Strategy: 7 Steps to Find the Career You Love - COC13

2/7/2019
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Are you trying to figure out what career you might love, what major in college to get, or what career to change to make? You really won't know what you are getting yourself into until you start that new job. But... do you really need to wait that long to find out? In today's episode, we dive into a strategic guide to one of life's biggest and hardest decisions: how to find the career you love? Are you trying to figure out what college degree or major you should get? How about trying to...

Duration:00:15:44

12: Launch Your New Personal Brand & LinkedIn Profile [10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/31/2019
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Day 10 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge As the final day of the challenge, we are focusing in on how to launch your new personal brand. Join the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course. Join the FREE Course: http://www.careersovercoffee.com/ Episode Show Notes: https://www.chriskochan.com/12

Duration:00:13:26

11: Write LinkedIn Articles and Posts That Attract Opportunities [Day 9 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/29/2019
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Day 9 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today is content day! How write LinkedIn Publisher Articles and posts to attract opportunities. What is the difference between LinkedIn Articles and posts? Should I write LinkedIn Articles or blog posts and share them to LinkedIn? How can I get more views on LinkedIn Articles and posts? We'll answer these questions and more on today's episode. Join the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course. Join the...

Duration:00:11:46

10: Join LinkedIn Groups to Attract Opportunities Through Engagement [Day 8 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/28/2019
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Day 8 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today is all about how to use LinkedIn Groups to attract recruiters, clients, and more opportunities to you. Why LinkedIn Groups may be the best place for you to get new career opportunities? How can you use LinkedIn Groups to attract opportunities to you? What should you specifically be doing in LinkedIn Groups? How to find LinkedIn Groups for your profession and industry? We'll answer these questions and more on today's...

Duration:00:07:47

09: Messaging Recruiters on LinkedIn Made Easy with Message Templates [Day 7 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/27/2019
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Day 7 of the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today we focus in on how to message recruiters on LinkedIn easily using message templates. How to create message templates for messaging recruiters?How to make sure recruiters will open and respond to your message? We'll answer these questions and more on today's episode! Not signed up for the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course? Sign up here: http://www.careersovercoffee.com/ Show Notes:...

Duration:00:07:47

08: Networking on LinkedIn to Boost Your Profile Visibility [Day 6 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/26/2019
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Day 6 of the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today's focus is networking on LinkedIn to boost your profile's visibility, including: 1) The 3 degrees of LinkedIn connections 2) The '3 Levels of 1st Degree Connections on LinkedIn' 3) A LinkedIn networking strategy to get in-front of more opportunities Not signed up for the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course? Sign Up Here: http://www.careersovercoffee.com/ Show Notes:...

Duration:00:11:51

07: How to Get LinkedIn Recommendations to Boost Your Profile Rank [Day 5 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/25/2019
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Day 5 of the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today we focus in on how to get LinkedIn recommendations to boost your profile rank on LinkedIn. We'll answer these questions and more on today's episode! Not signed up for the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course? Sign up here: http://www.careersovercoffee.com/ Show Notes: https://www.chriskochan.com/7

Duration:00:10:17

06: Give to Grow Skill Endorsements on LinkedIn [Day 4 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/24/2019
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Day 4 of the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Today we focus in on growing skill endorsements on LinkedIn. We'll answer these questions and more on today's episode! Not signed up for the FREE 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge Course? Join the FREE Challenge: http://www.careersovercoffee.com/ Show Notes: https://www.chriskochan.com/6

Duration:00:08:29

05: Update and Overhaul Your LinkedIn Profile [Day 3 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/23/2019
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Day 3 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Optimizing your LinkedIn profile can feel overwhelming! Yet, if you know what to do for each section of your profile, updating a LinkedIn profile can actually be an easy and quick task. Today for Day 3 of the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge, we are focusing on updating and overhauling your LinkedIn profile. We are walking through an overview of what to do in each section of your profile, so you know exactly what you...

Duration:00:11:39

04: Evaluate Your Current LinkedIn Profile [Day 2 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/23/2019
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Day 2 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge! Today, we are evaluating your current LinkedIn profile compared to your personal brand you identified yesterday, in Day 1 of the challenge. Evaluating your LinkedIn profile is an important step to understand where your current profile is compared to where it should be to do your personal brand justice. Today, we will walk through a series of evaluation questions (in this podcast and in the worksheet inside the course) that will...

Duration:00:11:41

03: How to Identify and Create Your Personal Brand [Day 1 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile]

1/22/2019
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Toady is Day 1 of 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile Challenge! We are diving right into the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile by going through what is a personal brand is and how to create a personal brand. With a look at celebrities and influencer personal brands, we'll walk through all the elements needed to make sure you are able to understand how to create a personal brand of your own specifically on LinkedIn. Today's challenge is to create your personal brand...

Duration:00:12:42

02: Personal Branding to Build a Career Even with a 2.63 GPA

1/15/2019
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Building a career is hard, let alone with a 2.63 GPA. In today's episode, I explain how I still made my way through the aerospace industry, into a strategic position at Harley-Davidson, and onto the iPhone team at Apple through personal branding - even with having a 2.63 GPA when I graduated from college. This is an introduction to the 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile challenge! The 10 Days to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile challenge goes through ten different steps to creating...

Duration:00:11:47

01: Create Your Own Career Destiny

1/15/2019
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If you are looking for ways to launch your career after college, get a new, better, or more fulfilling job, or start to transition away from working in the corporate world so you can finally start that business - this is the podcast for you! My name is Chris Kochan. From 2.63 GPA in college to working at Apple, then starting my own online businesses - I have worked hard the past 8 years to create a life of choice and freedom. My goal is to help you grow your career, increase the amount of...

Duration:00:20:39