Hey friend! Let’s talk about your God-given brand and the career confidence mindset you need to overcome imposter syndrome, get career clarity, and stand out in a crowded job market. Whether you want to launch careers, make a pivot into a new industry, get a promotion, or make a career leap into a higher position, let’s tackle it together. Each week we’ll cover career confidence, professional branding, and job search mindset + strategy so you can get confident, get noticed, and get hired - whether or not you have a big network, a fancy title, or a ton of experience. I’m Patricia Ortega, your Career Confidence and Transition Coach, and this is The Uncommon Career Podcast! More information at https://theuncommoncareer.com
Regardless of technical and mechanical skills, DeeDee Lake's superpower of connecting with anyone, anywhere, and anytime launches her into a career as an Author Relations Coordinator, highlighting the importance of knowing oneself and working in strengths rather than weaknesses.
In this episode, you will be able to:
Have you been laid off? Whether your company decided to downsize, restructure, or decided your position was redundant, being laid off is not your fault. Loosing a job can be devastating, and is often a traumatic loss experience for many professionals.
In today's episode, I cover the three phases you need to go through to get back into the market without jumping into a bad-fit position too soon. Learn:
Have you ever faced challenges while transitioning to a tech career?
Harsh Garg and I chat about the role of certificates and coaching to making career transition smoother.
"If you spend half an hour every day learning a skill in the next five years, you will become a national expert in that area." - Harsh Garg
• How to make a career change into technology
• How outcome-based resumes help you land positions in a sk...
"If you're feeling like your hard work and dedication towards your career goals isn't paying, then you are not alone!"
Today's guest, Kylee Robinson, paid off $44,000 in student loan debt in just 26 months and published a book within a year!
Today, she'll show you how you can reach goals like these too. In this episode, Kylee Robinson helps us formulate attainable goals that align with our core beliefs and future vision.
ChatGPT is a great tool. Many are using this artificial intelligence in their job search and some are able to add keywords to their resume, beat the applicant tracking system (ATS), and secure the interview.
In today's episode, I cover a few theories about the future of using this not-so-secret weapon, pros and cons of Chat GPT, and a process you can use to make your resume faster while not loosing your professional brand in the pr...
Need to make a career change? Thinking of going into corporate or getting out of corporate? How do you know when it's time to move on?
In this episode, Erin Harrigan shares her personal journey of getting into corporate with a sociology major, moving up and succeeding in corporate, and transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship.
Quiet quitting is/was a popular term coming out of the pandemic. Burnout was a real thing, but no one seemed to acknowledge it. Professionals were stressed, overworked, and underpaid.
What's worse, the trend has always been to add more work to professionals who are sometimes absorbing the work of one or more other positions already, and to expect unrealistic, unhealthy work habits...all for tiny to non-existent raises.
Tune in to...
Want to get motivated, get yourself out there, and find your new career?
This episode might just help inspire you, build your self confidence, and help you overcome self doubt, whether in your job search or in your career development.
I share Brandon's first career search experience and his commitment to action.
I also share some recent lows in my life, and what I learned from my counselor that helped me get back up and move forwa...
Today we talk to Kate Speer, a marketing professional who took her career branding to another level.
She developed a professional marketing campaign including a website, podcast, video, and a wildly successful LinkedIn profile.
In the episode, we cover:
What if instead of applying to 100 jobs with no answer, a recruiter would reach out to you?
What if instead of being ignored by recruiters when you do apply, you actually get a call-back?
Today, I give you straight-to-the-point tips to get noticed and get selected by recruiters on LinkedIn.
Cover letters are a powerful secret weapon no one is using!
Most candidates don't enjoy writing cover letters, and most recruiters and managers don't enjoy reading cover letters.
Why? Because most cover letters are BORING!
In today's episode we'll chat about how to create an attention grabbing cover letter that gives you an opportunity to share your brand and connect - one human to another - before any candidate even schedules an ...
Get into the mind of the manager on today's episode to learn:
It's a great episode for anyone who is about to hop into the job search!The 5 Red Flags podcast/blog mentioned in this episode:
This is the final episode in the salary series, and we talk about:
Tune in and get prepared for your next negotiation!
Where does my money go? How do I get more of it? Christians are to steward our finances well, but sometimes we need a little help.
If you're asking yourself the "where's my money?" question, this episode is for you! We'll cover:
You should never go into salary negotiations without a minimum, fair, and ideal compensation package in mind. In today's episode, I share:
Listen in before you apply, interview and accept a medioc...
From a fatherless suicidal young adult to a pastor-podcaster, Eric Stephens's story and guidance is one you're NOT going to want to miss!
You ever feel greedy about negotiating your salary? Well, you can stop feeling greedy, guilty or convicted after this episode.
If you are a Christian you’ve heard that Jesus wants us to be humble, but humble doesn't mean poor.
In this episode I’ll break down:
The week after n...
Listen in for a career God story from Paul, a Christian Software Engineering professional who:
Then stay for the second half, where he shares golden nuggets to help you get hired in the tech industry, including:
“I can’t believe I have to start over…”
“I’ve invested too much in this industry to leave now”
“I don’t want to start at the bottom again”
Guess what?! You don’t have to!
Changing careers can sometimes mean a small dip but rarely does it mean a blank slate. In fact, many times a career change is what makes you exactly the candidate a company is l...
Struggling to find your next career move? Praying about it but don’t see the answer beaming down from heaven (Would’t that be amazing)? That’s ok! God’s guidance comes in many ways, and often, it’s in the action we take that we see His hand.
Here are the 3 simple and practical steps you can focus on this week to gain clarity on your career direction - more detail is in this week’s podcast episode!
Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.
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Unforgettable true crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories.