Career Central

Career Central

Career Central provides helpful, practical information that listeners can immediately use to advance their careers. Each week, host Lorraine Beaman interviews professionals from different segments of the career management field. From job searching to securing a promotion, guests provide successful real-world strategies that listeners can use to develop and advance their careers. Career Central is broadcast live every Monday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.... Show More

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October 19, 2020 60 min
A diagnosis of cancer often forces radical career changes. This show draws upon the experience of a professional woman who offers strategies for keeping a job that is critical to paying for medical expenses while confronting an uncertain future and not feeling her best. Also meet a woman who has facilitated ways for employees to support colleagues dealing with cancer. More than 300,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer thi...
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October 12, 2020 60 min
Kate Dixon, an expert on salary negotiation and compensation, will help listeners understand what to consider – and negotiate – related to pay packages. Topics will include explanations of pay, benefits, and other elements of job offers, getting clarity on what's important, negotiating best practices, what to say (and what not to say), and how to shift to a mindset that leads to confidence and competence.
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October 5, 2020 60 min
Shannon Rollins shares how the job she loved was compromising her health and how she found ways to enjoy her work and stay healthy. Additionally, she shares the survival strategies and practical tools she learned about along her journey. Learn how to leverage your unique personality and skill set to tackle career fulfillment and work-life balance head-on. Learn how to leverage your unique personality and skill set to tackle career ...
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If you have submitted a resume but were not invited to an interview, this is the show for you. Our guest, award-winning resume writer Marie Plett, will share her experience-based knowledge for improving your chances of generating an interview based on your resume. She will share her techniques for crafting a resume that will successfully pass through an applicant tracking system and Human Resources, so it lands on a hiring manager’...
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September 21, 2020 60 min
A winning LinkedIn profile can open doors to many career opportunities, even before companies post job openings. LinkedIn is the preferred tool for recruiters looking for candidates so your LinkedIn profile should not just be a duplication of your resume; it needs to compliment it. Our guest, Tom Powner, has spent years as a recruiter, is a Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE) using LinkedIn, and has coached scores of...
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Effective leaders make a conscious effort to continually improve their skills. Our guest has coached new and seasoned executives at one of the world’s largest companies. An advocate for experience-based leadership development and learning through experience rather than education, she will share strategies you can use to prepare for your promotion into a leadership role and increase your effectiveness in your current role. Joined by...
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Personal branding is about deciding to take an active role in the direction of your life. Your personal brand helps you make the most of what you have got to offer. Learn to: build your personal brand to authentically stand out from the crowd; transform your image to communicate a clear and concise message; tap into the power of social media to showcase your brand; and craft a winning strategy to launch your personal brand.
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Are you finding it difficult to focus on career goals in the middle of a pandemic? In this episode of Career Central, host Lorraine Beaman welcomes Lisa Fischer, a professional coach who has a proven record of teaching, coaching and mentoring people of all ages for over two decades. Lisa has a proven track record of helping clients overcome barriers preventing them from achieving their career goals. Using nature-inspired metaphors...
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August 17, 2020 60 min
Learn how to survive and thrive in our everchanging work environment. Our guest, Beth Benatti Kennedy, author of Career ReCharge, will share strategies for boosting your resilience and beating burnout. Tune in to learn the five strategies essential for remaining a top performer.
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August 10, 2020 60 min
Social networking is responsible for 80% of all job offers. Our guest this week is Janice Jordan, the Chief Marketing Officer of Insightful Business Services, and an expert in the field of social networking. Tune in to hear Janet’s best strategies for building your network.
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August 3, 2020 60 min
Are you looking for a new job or changing careers? Are your job search results not what you want them to be? My guest, Jeff Dunn, has over 20 years of corporate recruiting experience. He is an expert on successful job search strategies including resumes (what employers are really looking for!), effective networking and tips that will help you ace your interviews! Don’t miss Jeff’s best practical tips you can use now! Please jo...
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