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Episodes

Happiness In The Workplace: Conclusion

8/28/2017
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To conclude the Happiness series, Clayton goes over the highlights and major takeaways of the previous conversations. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:04:08


Happiness In The Workplace: Repetition And Red Tape

8/15/2017
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Repetition and bureaucratic red tape can turn any job into a slog. Our guest Dan talks about his experience as a social worker, and how working through the repetition led to positive change within his community. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:13:54


Happiness In The Workplace: Muggy Days And Soggy Shoes

7/30/2017
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You do what you have to do in order to earn a living, and sometimes that means walking outside in the summer heat reading electric meters. During this episode, Todd talks about his experience as a meter reader, and how he kept his spirits up and found the positives in a job that didn't fulfill him. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:14:16


Happiness In The Workplace: A New Perspective

7/17/2017
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When leadership doesn’t support you or your colleagues, the results can be miserable. In this episode, Lisa discusses her time teaching students and dealing with a difficult work environment. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:16:43


Happiness In The Workplace: The Boss

7/3/2017
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Even if you work in the job of your dreams, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. In this episode, Danielle talks about her career in publishing and how she kept her sanity despite the pressures of a tough boss. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:14:07


Professional Rejection: Conclusion

6/19/2017
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Refuse to give up. Avoid comparing yourself to others. Keep a thick skin. In the final episode of the Professional Rejection podcast, Clayton sums up the themes and advice discussed throughout the series. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:05:30


Professional Rejection: Maintaining the Fire

6/4/2017
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Getting a job in your desired field could take time. For instance, it took Clayton six years to develop his skill set and land a job as a professional writer. In this episode, Lisa and Clayton discuss the emotional impact of rejection, and how to maintain your fire for self-improvement in spite of the frustrations of a long job search. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:16:35


Professional Rejection: Rejection and the Creative Process

5/23/2017
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Being creative in the professional world means having to deal with rejection occasionally. In addition to discussing rejection during the job search, Brenda talks about rejection as an inevitable part of the creative process, and how to listen to your creative spirit in light of critical feedback. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:21:07


Professional Rejection: Making the Most of Opportunity

5/4/2017
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Rejection can happen to anyone, from entry-level workers to seasoned professionals. In this episode, we learn about Shane’s varied work history, from the restaurant industry to the video game business to GCFLearnFree.org, and how rejection shaped his career path. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:23:06


Professional Rejection: The Ten-Year Job Search

4/25/2017
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Every job search includes its share of rejection and frustration, especially if it lasts ten years. In this episode, Jessica shares how those obstacles became stepping stones in her decade-long journey for a job worthy of her experience and talents. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Duration: 00:17:12


Turning the Blind Corner: The Conclusion

4/7/2017
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To conclude this series, listen as your host, Lisa, takes a look back at some of the main themes that became apparent in the interviews with her guests. In this episode, you'll hear an analysis of the common mental barriers associated with transitioning into a new career or job, as well as the general feelings surrounding taking a risk to travel into the unknown. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a...

Duration: 00:05:53


Turning the Blind Corner: Having the Courage to Explore

3/29/2017
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After getting married, buying a house, and having a child all in the same year, Sarah realized that she’d need a new career that better fit her quickly changing life. Despite the anxiety of stepping outside of her comfort zone, she pushed through insecurity and uncertainty by focusing on just taking it one day at a time. Once she resolved to explore new and different career options, she took a chance on applying for a job she assumed she wouldn't be qualified for, only to find that she was...

Duration: 00:24:28


Turning the Blind Corner: Learning Along the Way

3/28/2017
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When job after job left Jessica feeling like she wasn’t reaching her full potential, she realized it was time to move in a new direction. As she reflected on her work experiences, she learned a lot about herself, and who she wants to be. After narrowing her job search and deciding to set the bar a little higher, Jessica found that by understanding her self-worth and the value of her skills, she was able to land the career she’d always wanted. More episodes:...

Duration: 00:30:21


Turning the Blind Corner: When Patience Pays Off

3/27/2017
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After spending six years working at an unfulfilling job, Clayton was ready to make a change. With aspirations of becoming a full-time writer, he found breaking into the industry a long and arduous task, as he lacked the professional experience that was traditionally required for such a career. As he worked toward his goal, he learned to stay focused and build his skill set, and discovered that taking the leap was worth the risk. More episodes:...

Duration: 00:18:12