Go Find Out: The Career Switch Podcast

Go Find Out: The Career Switch Podcast

The Career Switch Podcast is for women who want to switch careers but aren‘t sure where to start. This monthly show provides two types of episodes: 1) Interviews with other badass women who kicked their fears to the curb and went after their career goals. 2) Solo shows providing actionable steps for breaking out of your career-rut and going after that new career you‘ve always dreamed of. Stop waiting around for change to come to you and instead be the catalyst that sets you on the path to your dream job. Are you ready to Go Find Out?

Episodes

August 1, 2022 21 min

Have you ever woken up one day and wondered if you're on the right path? That's exactly what prompted Marie Incontrera to shift from musical composition to building a thriving consultant business!

 

Listen to hear how they channeled their creativity into their business and hear her thoughts on how best to achieve success.

 

Marie's Links:

Learn more about Marie's consulting services here! https://www.incontrera.com/

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This is part two of how to start figuring out what new career you want to go into! 

 

Online Learning Platforms:

LinkedIn Learning: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/

EdX- Free college courses:  https://www.edx.org/

Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/

Udemy: https://www.udemy.com/

 

My Links

I talk a lot about the UX/UI Bootcamp I'm doing through Avocademy, so here's a link if you want to check it out and see if a career in...

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Are you thinking about getting into a new career but don't know where to start? This episode focuses on helping you identify careers that might be a good fit.

 

Here are some assessments you might find helpful:

 

O*NET Interest Inventory Assessment

https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

 

123 Career Aptitude Test

https://www.123test.com/career-test/

 

Career Fitter

https://www.careerfitter.com/free_test/careerbuilder/test#career...

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Wondering if a career in tech might be right for you? So did Naya Bere right before she was about to graduate in a completely different field. Listen to find out how she made the switch to software engineering and then started The BlackFemale Engineer to help other black women navigate the career switch.

 

Naya's Links:

You can check out Naya's services and courses here!

https://theblackfemaleengineer.com

 

Not sure you...

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Ever sipped your favorite Cabernet Sauvignon and wondered if you could make something even better? Chrishon Lampley did just that and has built a national wine brand, breaking glass ceilings along the way as one of the only black female wine negociants in the country.

 

In this podcast, hear how Chrishon switched careers and built a thriving wine brand!

 

Chrishon's Links:

You can check out all of Love Cork Screw's wine an...

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Have you ever thought about starting your own small business? In this episode, Andrea Galbreath shares her journey of going from social worker to starting a business selling succulents. Hear how Andrea got the idea to start her business, how she knew it was the right thing for her, and how she caught the (not so great) attention of Nike with her business name, Just Succ It.

 

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Andrea's Links:

Check out Andrea's awesom...

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If you're feeling overwhelmed or on the verge of burnout, it's time to consider letting some things go - but how do you decide what to let go of and what to keep holding on to?  And then, how do you actually convince yourself to let that thing go?

 

Listen to today for some ideas on how to determine what to let go of to keep from burning out. I'll also share what struggles I've experienced in learning to let things ...

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Ever considered a career in the skilled trades but were nervous about having to learn in a sort of "boys club" environment? On today's show, Ariana Dugan explains how you can use Interplay Learning's awesome online platform to gain the skills you need to break into the skilled trades! They even offer some of their modules in a virtual format!

 

You'll also hear how Ariana went from a career in creative writing t...

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Are you a multi-passionate creative who loves to jump from interest to interest but find that you're starting to burn out trying to keep up with everything? Me too!

 

Listen to this solo show where I recommend three methods to avoid or lessen burnout while still allowing you to pursue your passions.

 

Are you ready to set career goals for 2022? Listen to today's podcast for four steps to setting realistic career goals - eve...

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Career switching to becoming a social media manager can feel daunting and isolating if you're trying to go it alone. Which is why I was excited to interview Emily. A. Hay who created the INsiders program, a social media manager training program specifically for busy moms!

 

Even if you're not looking to get into social media management, this interview is well worth the listen as Emily has great tips for entrepreneurs and sh...

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Are you ready to set career goals for 2022? Listen to today's podcast for four steps to setting realistic career goals - even if you don't know what your new career will be!

 

 

My Links

Thinking about making a career shift yourself? Visit my website to learn more about my career coaching packages, what services they include, and their prices. 

https://www.evergrowthcoach.com/

 

Tools I Use for This Show:

Podbean - I use Po...

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Thinking about switching to a career in UX/UI Design? Then Maca from Avocademy has just the program for you!

 

Listen as I interview Maca Baigorria to learn more about what made her start Avocademy, what UX/UI design is, and how the program works to prepare you for employment in UX/UI Design!

 

Avocademy Links:

Learn more about Avocademy here:

https://www.avocademy.com/a/32528/6RZJ5Z6S

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/avocade...

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Making a career switch can feel overwhelming and scary at times. You wonder if you're making the right choice, if you'll be happy in the new role, or if the career switch is even worth it monetarily.

 

To avoid a lot of those pain points when switching careers, listen to the suggestions in this episode and learn how to determine if you're making the right move.

 

Show Links:

Free Salesforce Training: https://trailhead.s...

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Have you always been interested in becoming a freelance writer but just weren't sure where to start? My guest today, Colleen Welsch, is not only a freelance writing coach but is also a successful freelance copywriter!

 

In this episode Colleen shares what challenges she had to overcome in her journey to becoming a freelance writer. She also provides great advice on how to become a freelance writer as well as how to find success...

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November 15, 2021 12 min

One of the best tools available in working toward kicking our fears to the curb and going after our goals is positive self-talk.

 

In this solo show, I discuss what self-talk is, how to avoid negative self-talk, and how to shift your thinking to use more positive self-talk to achieve your goals.

 

My Links

 

New Romance Author Website! Check it out and see what you think! You can also join the mailing list and get free short storie...

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Ever wondered if there's a better way to handle your finances and if you'll ever gain a sense of financial peace? Helping you to do that is Katelyn Magnuson's specialty!

 

In this episode you'll learn what drew Katelyn to the finance industry and what challenges she faced when starting her company, The Freelance CFO, where she helps small businesses and individuals get a better handle on their finances.

 

Katelyn...

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My Links

New Romance Author Website! Check it out and see what you think! You can also join the mailing list and get free short stories and be the first to hear about new romance books or giveaways!

www.pennymayromance.com

 

Interested in a spicy contemporary romance book? Check out Blissful Awakenings here1 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B096T46KX7/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_V5RSM8Q1XM7HJQ45Q974

 

Tools I Use for This Show:

Podbean - I u...

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Do you struggle with self-doubt when going after your goals? Suzi Sung took that feeling and wrote a book on how to remain positive during those struggles and push through to crush your goals. Listen to her interview to hear how she dealt with naysayers when writing her first book and is now rocking out with a podcast and a third book about to launch!

 

Suzi's Links:

Suzi's Podcast and Website: https://www.levelupmindset.co...

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September 20, 2021 8 min

We all have something that we're motivated by to go after our goals. In today's solo episode, I'll talk about what motivates me and the different things that might motivate you.

 

My Links

New Romance Author Website! Check it out and see what you think! You can also join the mailing list and get free short stories and be the first to hear about new romance books or giveaways!

www.pennymayromance.com

 

Interested in a sp...

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Ever felt unfulfilled in a position and thought about leaping into something new that excites you? Makena Sage, did just that and she's here to talk about her journey of starting out in a successful but unfulfilling online marketing company to transitioning to co-founding a fun, multiple six figure coaching business!

 

Makena's Links:

Website: https://www.Followyouraliveness.com

Coaching Mastery Course: https://www.Alivene...

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