Careerfluencer

Careerfluencer

Explore career paths, hear insider advice, and feel good about your future! New episodes every weekday featuring people who are a positive influence in the workplace and the real stories behind their resumes. To learn more about Careerfluencer, share your story, or join our community today go to careerfluencer.com... Show More

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June 30, 2020 7 min
Imagine all of the untapped opportunities that are hiding within your reach right now… why wait when you could start the journey today? In this episode, hear Betty’s story of how she was able to create a successful event completely from scratch, the honest truth about working in Public Relations, and pro tips to help you make big moves without getting overwhelmed! Feat. Guest: Betty Jean. Title: Public Relations and Communica...
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Have you ever felt like your friends or family didn’t fully support your dreams? In this episode, hear Jazmine’s story of why she went from her dream job in journalism to going on a completely different path, how she trusted her gut even when others didn’t really think it was the right time, and helpful advice to start taking control of your career with confidence. Feat. Guest: Jazmine Reed-Clark. Title: Freelance Writer. In...
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Feeling worried about your career? This episode is for you! Cynthia Heisch, Founder of Careerfluencer, shares a positive message for those of you out there that are really struggling at the moment, how the crisis immediately shifted our focus on supporting the Careerfluencer community, and what to do right now to keep your career afloat. Click here to learn more about joining the Careerfluencer community: https://careerfluence...
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What do you do when everything suddenly comes to a screeching halt? Hear Isaac’s story of incredible resilience and how he went from being at the peak of his career working full time in digital marketing as well as managing the work of an artist -- to an unthinkable moment that would forever change his life. This is a must-listen to transform your mindset during major setbacks we face both in and out of the workplace! Feat. Gu...
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Building an unbreakable level of confidence begins with the conversations you have with yourself deep down. In this episode, hear Jamiel’s inspiring story of how his health growing up would come into play with his career, an eye-opening moment after a miscommunication with an employer, and how to overcome obstacles even stronger than before. Feat. Guest: Jamiel Sale. Title: Community Influencer. Industry: Marketing. Current...
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A message from Cynthia Heisch, Founder of Careerfluencer. #BlackOutTuesday Black lives matter. This is a call for leadership and a challenge for our Careerfluencer community members to take timely action - stand against racism and social injustice, including in the workplace. We need to do better. Visit this link now for ways you can help: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Careerfluencer's content calendar will be pause...
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When you have a stable job, it can make it even tougher to decide if you can afford to leave it in order to explore other ventures outside of the office life. In this episode, hear Walter’s story of how growing up in the projects shaped his career, why he couldn’t see himself working in corporate any longer, and valuable advice that all aspiring startup founders need to hear before taking the leap! Feat. Guest: Walter Aguilera...
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Going to grad school right after graduating isn’t uncommon, but juggling your time between career building and your studies is definitely easier said than done. In this episode, hear Roy’s story of how transitioning from college to career led him to think deeply about which direction to go, why all of a sudden he decided to pause in the middle of grad school, and the benefits of building a career that isn’t one-dimensional! Fe...
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to beat the odds, get on air, and become a top news anchor on television? In this episode, hear how Kristin went all-in to land her absolute dream job, the unexpected obstacles she faced along the way, and why there’s never a dream that’s too big - as long as you’re willing to put in the work! Feat. Guest: Kristin Sanchez. Title: News and Traffic Anchor. Industry: TV News. Current Locati...
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There are a lot of reasons why college might not be the right fit for many people, but what other routes are out there to consider? In this episode, hear why Casey decided to pursue a career by working in the trades, insight behind building up his strong work ethic, and a few quick tips about how to get into welding. Feat. Guest: Casey Seward. Title: Welder. Industry: Industrial. Current Location: China Grove, Texas. W...
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You might be surprised to hear that landing your dream job in a highly competitive market could be due to something that isn’t even on your resume! In this episode, hear Jason’s story of how he was able to break into tech with a non-traditional background, what it was like to work at a unicorn startup and some of the biggest companies in the industry, and why it’s important to keep diversity in mind when it comes to careers. F...
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We typically hear that being a jack of all trades is something to avoid, but as you grow your career it can become a benefit to have a variety of skills under your belt. In this episode, hear Elizabeth’s story of how she ended up in technology consulting after being a biology major, what she learned while navigating highly competitive environments, and why being open to new opportunities can help you build a career that never feels...
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Transitioning from being a student athlete to an employee entering the real world can be difficult without having a game plan in mind. Hear Colin’s story of what it was like for him to land a job that he realized was completely different than he expected, how he began to leverage skills from playing sports toward his career journey, and advice to help you keep the right mindset while navigating into the unknown. Feat. Guest: C...
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The best way to build a career that you love is to begin by doing things that already seem to spark your interests! In this episode, hear Jerrieal’s story of realizing that going down the path of the medical field wasn’t quite the right fit, becoming an early influencer on social media after beginning her blog as a passion project, and advice to help you finally get started on something new of your own. Feat. Guest: Jerrieal S...
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Hear a message from our Founder, Cynthia Heisch, with a behind the scenes view of building Careerfluencer throughout year one, the top three points we’ve learned so far, and an exciting update about our NEW Careerfluencer community membership! **We’d love for you to support Careerfluencer today and see if you’d join us as a community member! Click here for more info: https://patreon.com/careerfluencer Text CAREER to 33777 ...
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What do you do if the dream job you were hoping to land after graduation suddenly becomes an option that’s out of the picture..? In this episode, hear Charity’s powerful career journey of how she handled getting rejected by the company she had put all of her hope in, what steps she took to start building a business of her own, and a ton of positive insight for you to use when it feels like life isn’t quite going the way you expecte...
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Graduating college is truly a moment to celebrate, but making the transition from college to career can be a truly tough experience for many students - especially for those who struggle to land their first job in the real world for much longer than they could've imagined. In this episode, hear how Carl truly felt during that eye-opening moment of his career path, how he was able to gain traction by networking, and uplifting adv...
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Can you imagine leaving your office job to move across the globe and switch into an entirely new career path? Ashley is proof that with a bit of courage, it’s completely possible. In this episode, hear her story of why working in a marketing job wasn’t what she expected at first, what it was like to finally make the big move, and advice you need to hear if you’re considering a life-changing decision! Feat. Guest: Ashley Pena. ...
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We often hear that you should pursue your passion, but what happens if you have too many to pick just one? In this episode, hear Chloe’s story of struggling while trying to narrow down all of the areas she was interested in, the big steps she took to blend Marketing, Math, and Education all into her career path, and actionable tips to help you make your choice while feeling confident. Feat. Guest: Chloe Walker. Title: Math Te...
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Playing sports offers so many valuable skills and lessons, but have you ever considered how you can apply those to your professional career? In this episode, hear how Ryo went from being multi-passionate as well as playing team sports toward a path that led to Consulting, why it's pivotal to surround yourself with the right people, and a few self-reflection questions that will help you clarify the direction of your career. ...
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