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The Career Warrior Podcast’s goal is not only to help job seekers land their dream jobs but to help them live their best life! You will hear motivational advice and job-hunting strategies from industry leaders, resume experts, and job seekers to help guide you through your career. This show retells the stories, dreams, and struggles of successful career coaches, brave startup founders, and professionals who just want to bring light into everyone’s career paths. Hear how they fell into career ...
 
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Maybe you feel underpaid and you want to ask for that raise. Or maybe you’re looking for that next job and you want to come to the table ready to negotiate with your hiring manager. In this episode, we’re not only going to cover the best questions you should think about in preparing but also how to manage the actual conversation. Whether you’re at …
 
In today’s minisode, I’m going to cover 5 ways to impress recruiters with your LinkedIn Profile. Here they are: 1. Upload a Professional-Looking Headshot 2. Write a Strong Headline 3. Tell a Story in your About section 4. Get Recommendations and Endorsements 5. Post, Post, Post Follow us: Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check us out on Instagram Subscribe…
 
Today, I brought on Dr. Margie Warrell, Founder of Global Courage. Dr. Margie Warrell draws on her background in Fortune 500 business, coaching and psychology to embolden people to lead themselves and others to better outcomes. Margie is a highly sought after keynote speaker and expert, having worked with organizations such as Salesforce, NASA, L’O…
 
Compromise. It's a word we've heard repeated so many times in the job seeker community. Should I compromise so I can just land something good already? In today's episode, we tackle the mentality that you need to have in order to end up where you need to be. To tackle this question today, I'm tapping Clara Chorley. For over a decade, Clara has coach…
 
Perhaps you have the following questions running through your mind: What if I feel like my skill set has been diluted by working for a smaller company, and I want to go bigger? If I'm a jack of all trades and a master of none, then how can I go into those specialized dream jobs that I am targeting. Maybe you feel the same way, and maybe you're lett…
 
If you’ve ever read a job description, you are well aware of the list of requirements and recommendations that companies want to see in their candidates. They’ve done their homework already. Have you? Today you’ll learn why having this mentality is so powerful in your job search and how to make such a perspective shift so you can get better results…
 
Today, I just want to make a quick point about cover letters. If you want that dream job...I mean if you really really want it and they offer the best benefits and you would be super motivated and happy there... then the best thing that you could possibly do is communicate is this one message. Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check us out on Inst…
 
Today I brought on Lezlie Garr. If you’re at a point in your job search where you’re asking ‘why am I still not getting any interviews even after making this darn good resume?’ then take a seat back and listen to this episode! We’ve got all kinds of techniques and strategies lined up for today’s episode. Lezlie is a Master Resume Writer and Career …
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. Today I’m going to answer the question: what is a pain letter, and how can you use one in your job search? Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check us out on Instagram Subscribe to Let’s Eat, Grandma’s YouTube channel for video podcast highlights See acast.com/p…
 
Today we have a minisode where I answer commonly asked resume questions in 10 minutes or less. Today that question is: “Why is my application getting rejected?” We’ll cover that with some top reasons, and I’ll give you some practical solutions to start getting noticed. Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check us out on Instagram Subscribe to Let’s …
 
Maybe you want that promotion. You want that title with more responsibility. Perhaps you are aiming for that manager role -- that director or VP role for that firm you like. This is your episode. To speak on this topic, I brought on Career & Leadership Development Expert, Kimberly Cummings. Kimberly is an accomplished speaker and podcast host whose…
 
In today's episode, I interviewed top-rated resume writers in my company who were producing great work and wowing clients. These are real resume writers who work weekly -- even daily -- to create resumes that get their clients results. I asked them about their process, what their secret sauce was, and even mistakes they've made when writing resumes…
 
Today we are going to discuss four rituals that you can use to have a successful job search. I expect that these tips will not only equip you for success but will also make you feel more fulfilled and strong when embarking on this part of your journey. The aim would be to land the right job for you faster, but also to arm you with some rituals that…
 
Today, we’re going to expose some of the tackiest and counterproductive gimmicks that job seekers are using in this day and age. If you’re using these gimmicks, you’ll become aware that they are gimmicks so you can stop doing them. If you’re not, you’ll know never to try it or at least be entertained by this episode. Lastly, I’ll give you a substit…
 
To tackle the often nebulous topic of values, I brought on the legendary Scott Miller. Recruited by Dr. Stephen Covey’s team, Scott built a 25-year career in the world’s most respected and influential leadership development firm serving in nearly every role imaginable. Keep in mind that this is the same firm and same Stephen Covey that is behind Th…
 
We’ll cover some things you likely haven’t heard of --- and we’ll take some of this episode to talk about how to handle this if you are either shy or introverted. If you’ve found that you’re getting to the interview stage but just aren’t making the cut, then you’ll want to listen to this episode. My next guest is Bogdan Zlatkov, a Senior Content Ma…
 
We're going to talk about how people search for you as a candidate and how to tailor your resume to get results. We'll talk about ATS software. And we'll cover hot topics such as: How can I tailor my resume without spending 20 hours on each version? How specific should I get? Does my resume always go through the ATS? How does the ATS work? How many…
 
Diversity and inclusion are terms that are thrown around so much by corporations in 2021, but what does that actually mean? How does it all actually impact your job search? Well, today we are going to dive into both of these heavy-hitting questions during today’s episode. Whether or not you are a person of color, a job seeker or a recruiter, this e…
 
In this episode, we will go over the different parts of a resume and show you how to make those sections strong. We'll cover questions such as: Should I include every skill that I have on my resume? Should my education section come first? How do I make my bullet points stand out? Should I include hobbies and interests? Follow us Follow Chris on Lin…
 
Today I brought on Steve Folland, Founder of Being Freelance and an Expert Video & Audio Content Producer. Steve made the career change from a full-time role in radio to self-employed life back in 2013 so he could have the flexibility to work around his kids. Six years ago he started the Being Freelance podcast which has since spawned a community a…
 
Today I brought on Dr. Jasmine Escalera, one of Jobscan's 2021 Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn. Dr. Jasmine Escalera is a confidence coach and career strategist for women of color. She has proven coaching programs that help her clients beat self-doubt so they can own their worth and boss-up in their careers or business. Jasmine earned …
 
In today's episode, we tackle one of the major difficulties in writing a standout resume: including numbers. Listen to this episode to understand why you should include numbers, how to find them, and where to include them in the resume. Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check us out on Instagram Subscribe to Let’s Eat, Grandma’s YouTube channel fo…
 
Today I brought on Noa Shaw, Life Coach and host of the I’m Here to Help podcast Noa Shaw is a certified life coach who guides his clients to become better versions of themselves by helping them identify and understand their purpose and achieve what they want in life. With over 20 years of experience working in addiction treatment and helping clien…
 
Today, we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. Today's question: How many words should be on my resume? This is a huge question by ambitious job seekers like you, and today, I’m going to break it down for you quickly. Resources: Get more help on your applications from Let’s Eat, Grandma Connect with me on L…
 
Today, I brought on Clara Chorley, Founder of Clarity Unlimited. The world needs more good people with integrity who are in positions of power. And for over a decade, Clara Chorley has coached hundreds of experienced professionals into fulfilling careers where they’re valued and have meaningful influence and impact. Clara’s unique international bac…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. We’ve been told time and time again that you need to select a LinkedIn cover photo different from the default setting. Today, I’m going to break it down for you quickly so you can pick the right photo for you that speaks to where you want to go in your career. R…
 
Our guest, Adunola Adeshola, is a millennial career strategist who helps high-achieving corporate professionals secure new jobs they love at companies they love. She’s also a Forbes contributor where her career column on how to land a new job has been read over a million times and her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company,…
 
Snag a copy of Dee Ann’s latest book, “Crush your Career” or purchase directly on Amazon Today I brought on Dee Ann Turner, former vice president of talent for Chick-fil-A and CEO of Dee Ann Turner, LLC. Dee Ann Turner is a 35-year veteran in identifying, selecting, and growing talent. She has unparalleled insight and experience in talent acquisiti…
 
Today I brought on Kerri Twigg, the founder, and operator of Career Stories. Through courses and coaching, Kerri helps people use their stories to grow their careers, whether they aim for a “job-job” or running their own business. And, if they’re not sure what kind of work, she helps with that too. She has been helping people find and share their s…
 
If you're struggling to come up with accomplishment-based bullet points, listen to this episode. This one is all about bullet points. We'll talk about the importance of including results no matter what industry you're in, the CAR technique, and you'll find out just how many bullet points to include in each professional experience section. Follow us…
 
Why you will want to listen to this episode. Today I brought on Anna Liebel, a Leadership and Team Development Consultant and the host of the Genius Leadership Podcast. Anna Liebel is a global citizen with a Ukrainian heart and a tech project manager dedicated to people growth. With an education from three European countries, 6+ years of project ma…
 
People love to ask the question, "What's your secret sauce." In today's episode, I'll give you my true and honest answer about what I like to focus on when it comes to standing out with strong resume writing. You'll hear me talk about the importance of the fundamentals, accomplishment-based bullet points, and the summary of qualifications. We'll al…
 
Today I brought on Fawn Germer, a four-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and best-selling author of nine books including an Oprah book. Fawn is a global keynote speaker who has presented to more than 80 Fortune 500 companies. For her new book, Coming Back!, this four-time, Pulitzer-nominated journalist interviewed more than 300 CEOs, senior executives, p…
 
Today, we’re going to dive deep with some career change topics that you may be wondering about. Am I joining a company culture or a cult? What are some of the best tools and resources to determine my strengths and interests? Should I settle in my next job, especially if I have financial concerns? We’ll cover all of this with an insider access to ou…
 
Today I brought on Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva, the “reinvention queen,” a scientist, entrepreneur, and author specializing in resilience. As a consultant, Dr. Nadya has helped companies including Coca-Cola, IBM, and L'Oreal Group reinvent their products, leadership practices, and business models to meet new market demands and prepare for incoming disru…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. We’ve been told time and time again that we need to match the resume to the job posting. Today, I’m going to break it down for you quickly so you can start getting that job search success! Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check Career Warrior Podcast on Instag…
 
Today, I brought on Chanele McFarlane. Chanèle McFarlane is a multiple award-winning Certified Career Strategist and TEDx Speaker. As the Founder of her career advice website, Do Well Dress Well, she has built an international audience around her approachable and practical advice on personal branding and career strategy. Chanèle is a sought-after p…
 
Today I brought on Susan Levine, Founder, and CEO of Career Group Companies. Susan is an expert in creating meaningful professional connections and curating quality career matches based on the cultural fit between client and candidate. She founded Career Group, Inc. in 1981 as the first high-end recruiting firm focused on executive and administrati…
 
Today I brought on Shelley Piedmont, who has been in human resources for over 20 years and also currently serves job seekers as a strategist and career coach. Shelley has read thousands of resumes and interviewed too many candidates to count. She’s hired for everything from entry-level hourly positions to senior leaders on behalf of Fortune 500s, s…
 
Today I brought on Michael Goldberg, CEO, and Founder of Hiring Transformed. Michael is a Recruiting Strategist, Candidate Experience Advocate, and Recruiting Data Nut. Riddled with experience in talent acquisition and recruiting, he helps start-ups and established organizations with developing their HR functions and servicing internal and external…
 
Today I brought on Chris Campbell, CEO & Founder of the Smart Job Search System. Chris Campbell mission is to help at least 1 million professionals wake up happy to go to work, every day. Through holding nearly every job title in the job market market over the past two decades, Chris has guided thousands of job-seekers on how to achieve their caree…
 
Today, we’re having a tough discussion about what you should delete from your resume. It’s time to have a serious heart to heart with your brain. You’re doing too much. I’m going to show you exactly how to get more results from your resume by doing less. First: some exciting news coming up: for the month of December, we have some really powerful co…
 
Lisa is an internationally recognized career change expert and author who has successfully coached more than 500 people through work transitions in 10+ countries. She has been featured in The Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Insider as a trusted thought leader on creating a fulfilling career path. She is the host and executive producer of The …
 
Today I brought on Tina Persson, Career & Leadership coach! Tina Persson, PhD is an author, entrepreneur, and sought-after speaker whose creativity, confidence, and tenacity have earned her the reputation as a dynamic leader within the career space. After spending nearly two decades in academia, Tina decided to enter the staffing industry, where sh…
 
Hear our backstage recording with Andrew Seaman, LinkedIn News Editor and several of our Austin job seekers! These are some uncommon but relevant questions that job seekers are asking; these insights may just help you land that next job. How can we foster authentic mentor relationships? Who should we reach out to for the job? What does the pandemic…
 
Today, we focus on something that you may not be doing to get results on your resume: the resume headline. Resume Headlines, How should you do it? Choose Plop Customize Resources Mentioned Read More About Resume Headlines Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check Career Warrior Podcast on Instagram Subscribe to Let’s Eat, Grandma’s YouTube Channel C…
 
Have you ever found yourself counting down the hours in your 9-5 -- wondering just when the heck you can get out? Or maybe you feel like what you’re truly capable of -- and what you’re currently doing -- are far from aligned. You know, your job doesn’t have to be this miserable. That’s why today I brought on an amazing guest by the name of Carson T…
 
Today, we’re getting specific and talking about resume font. We’ll cover font size, the choice, and serif vs. non-serif debate. And in the end, we’ll give you 5 easy go-to fonts in case you never wanted to worry about this ever again. Resume as art or science? I think of Steve Jobs talking about typography class he took, which helped him make Apple…
 
Today, I brought on Andrew Seaman, Senior Editor for Job Search & Careers at LinkedIn News. Yes, Andrew works for LinkedIn, where he brings communities together with the information they need to succeed in their careers. Andrew runs the Get Hired newsletter with over 477,000 subscribers, containing a wealth of valuable resources. He’s spoken with m…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. Have you ever been asked in an interview: what is your desired salary? Have you ever sweat bullets as the interviewer stared you down like a cowboy in a Western? Well in this episode, you are going to prepare yourself for that answer, and we’re going to hopefull…
 
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