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Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.
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Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

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Episodes

84: Find out if you’ve got what it takes for a career in tech – with Chris Hill of Northcoders

5/25/2018
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My guest in this month’s podcast is Chris Hill, co-founder of Northcoders, the North’s original coding school. Chris and I talked about the burgeoning opportunities in the digital economy and how a good grounding in coding can be the key to accessing them. If you’ve ever wondered whether the tech world might hold some promise […] The post 84: Find out if you’ve got what it takes for a career in tech – with Chris Hill of Northcoders appeared first on The Career Farm.

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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My guest this month 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 racing he organises! I was inspired by his optimism, flexibility and pure grit and I think you will be too. Sportive HQ specialises in creating […] The post 83: Turning a passion into a successful career, with Matt Porter of Sportive HQ appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:29:27

82: How to develop and launch your independent consultancy business, with David Mellor

3/29/2018
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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. He started life in the banking world where he ended up as a managing director working closely with early stage technology businesses at Deutsche Bank in […] The post 82: How to develop and launch your independent consultancy business, with David Mellor appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:37:21

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

2/22/2018
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Whether already in a career or planning to start a career in Professional Services, who couldn’t use the sage advice of a mentor for guidance on how to take the next step? In this episode I spoke to Alison Temperley, the author of Inside Knowledge: How Women Can Thrive in Professional Service Firms, about doing […] The post 81: How to develop your career in an organisation, with Alison Temperley appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:36:20

80: Stand out as a candidate applying to Financial Services companies and Business Schools – with Pascal Michels

1/25/2018
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In this episode I speak to Pascal Michels, Head of IESE MBA Admissions, about his varied career. He shares his experience of moving into finance after an MBA and offers advice about how candidates can make the best impression when applying to top business schools like IESE. Pascal’s career can be divided into phases. The […] The post 80: Stand out as a candidate applying to Financial Services companies and Business Schools – with Pascal Michels appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:50:47

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. Recruiting for startups and unicorns In this episode he shares his experiences recruiting for Uber during its transition from fast-growing start up to unicorn, and how he adapted his practices to […] The post What I looked for when I recruited for Uber and Booking.com – with Nicolas Buteau appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:48:34

78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in Consulting – with Surbhi Dhir

11/24/2017
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How an MBA transformed Surbhi's consulting career Surbhi completed an MBA 9 years ago and went into consulting, moving from Accenture to Ernst & Young in 2013. She thought the MBA was an opportunity to open doors and found it to be life-changing. In fact, in her words, an MBA is not a degree, it’s […] The post 78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in Consulting – with Surbhi Dhir appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:37:33

77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises – with Todd Hannula, founder of Shine and daCunha

10/26/2017
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After getting his Executive MBA at Georgia State University, Todd Hannula found himself in the usual post-MBA corporate gig. Living in a small New Hampshire village he found that on top of his work he was spending up to 30 hours a week volunteering across a whole range of areas — everything from the local […] The post 77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises – with Todd Hannula, founder of Shine and daCunha appeared first on The Career...

Duration:00:59:29

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

9/28/2017
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In this episode, I speak with Zena Everett, author of Mind Flip. Zena talks about becoming an author and shares some of the wisdom she’s gleaned from her years in recruitment, her Masters in Organisational Psychology and more recently, her coaching, which she boils down to helping people in their careers. Sounds simple, but we […] The post 76: What recruiters REALLY care about – with Zena Everett, co-author of Mind Flip appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:50:26

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

8/24/2017
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Led by her love of psychology, Lucy Standing put her successful career as a head-hunter on hold to pursue her passion through a Master’s Degree. Afterwards, she honed her skills further as a graduate recruiter for investment banks. It’s an expensive and time-consuming process and she realised that the traditional series of interviews didn’t always […] The post 75: Why job shadowing is a crucial step for your career change – Lucy Standing of Viewvo appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:48:11

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

7/27/2017
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It can be overwhelming to look in the career section of a bookshop and try and work out which career book to take away with you if you want to take the time over the summer to reconsider your career. So I want to make that choice easier for you by picking out my top 2 […] The post 74: Which career books to pack in your suitcase this summer holiday appeared first on The Career Farm.

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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Jennifer Holloway is the author of 'Personal Branding for Brits', which is now in it's 4th edition and is a best seller on Amazon in the category of 'Personal Branding'. With a background in PR, running press offices and dealing with journalists, Jennifer now runs workshops with organisations such as Santander, Vodaphone, RBS and Asda, […] The post 73: How to raise your profile at work – with Personal Branding Specialist, Jennifer Holloway appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:39:49

72: How to use social media effectively in your job search – Tony Restell, founder of social-hire.com

5/25/2017
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Entrepreneur and social media expert Tony Restell regularly delivers webinars and workshops for our clients on how to use social media in job searching and how to get results in your business. Tony was originally a strategy consultant but had always wanted to set up his own business. He founded niche recruitment site www.top-consultant.com which […] The post 72: How to use social media effectively in your job search – Tony Restell, founder of social-hire.com appeared first on The Career...

Duration:00:45:44

70: Behind the scenes in setting up a cafe and restaurant with Paul Rawlinson from Baltzersens and Norse

4/1/2017
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How do you set up a cafe and restaurant with zero experience? This was the question I had for Paul Rawlinson, formerly a Platoon Commander and Training Officer in the British Army. I interviewed Paul in the new premises for his Scandinavian inspired restaurant, Norse, in my home town of Harrogate (North Yorkshire, UK). Upstairs […] The post 70: Behind the scenes in setting up a cafe and restaurant with Paul Rawlinson from Baltzersens and Norse appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:40:00

69: How to become a brilliant speaker – BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas

2/23/2017
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In this episode of 'Grow Your Own Career' podcast, I interview the BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas. Jeremy teaches media training techniques to clients that he’s acquired from thirty years on TV and radio, and is also an accomplished host of business events working for clients such as IBM, Carling, Ericsson, Boots and Samsung. […] The post 69: How to become a brilliant speaker – BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:40:24

68: What I learned from writing and publishing “Taking Charge of your Career”

1/26/2017
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So this month it's me in the spotlight! 2016 was a tumultuous and extraordinary year. But for me and my co-author Camilla, a huge chunk of it was taken up with writing "Taking Charge of Your Career", a major update to our 2011 book "If not now, when? How to take charge of your career". […] The post 68: What I learned from writing and publishing “Taking Charge of your Career” appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:12:33

67: Journalist, author, festival organiser, garden designer and sometime minicab driver – Kit Peel

12/30/2016
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There is a definite thread running through Kit Peel's career, and that is a love of writing and nature. These are the cornerstones of his working life to date, as he has transitioned from journalism, to managing a team of foreign correspondents, to driving a mini cab, to becoming an author of the children's book […] The post 67: Journalist, author, festival organiser, garden designer and sometime minicab driver – Kit Peel appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:38:12

66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen

11/24/2016
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How do you find out what you want to be when you grow up? Emma Rosen's parents asked her every year at New Year in a kind of social experiment. The recordings of those conversations became a useful source of inspiration when she found, after rotating on the graduate scheme on the Civil Service Fast […] The post 66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:28:42

65: Managing professional relationships – How to spot a ‘Taker’ and why ‘Giving’ wins (but only if you avoid the pitfalls)

10/27/2016
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Okay, I admit it. I have a bad Amazon habit. I buy books and (most of the time!) read them - but often I don't properly reflect on what I've learned. I zealously highlight passages that I want to reflect on, and I might remember some of the key themes, but generally the learning points […] The post 65: Managing professional relationships – How to spot a ‘Taker’ and why ‘Giving’ wins (but only if you avoid the pitfalls) appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:12:28

64: The things mentally strong people don’t do when job seeking – with bestselling author Amy Morin

9/29/2016
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Amy Morin is the a bestselling Author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and in our interview we discuss how relevant her book is to people job searching or changing careers. A trained psychotherapist, Amy originally wrote an article on "the 13 things mentally strong people don't do" as a letter to herself. […] The post 64: The things mentally strong people don’t do when job seeking – with bestselling author Amy Morin appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration:00:27:46