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Career Coach Tiffany Franklin reveals the latest tips and best practices to help you have an effective and efficient job search that will lead to more job offers and career opportunities. Whether you are still in college, striving for your first promotion, or an experienced executive aiming for the C-suite, Tiffany will show you how to market yourself into a better career. Discover how to articulate the value you will deliver employers and capture the attention of recruiters/hiring managers ...
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Welcome to GAIN Meets...the new podcast from GAIN, a UK charity on a mission to empower and educate the next generation of investment professionals . Join us as we explore the exciting world of investment management and introduce you to key investment concepts – no previous knowledge needed. In each episode, we sit down with industry experts to talk about a specific investment topic and take a quick tour of their career to date. So whether you're an aspiring student looking to pursue a caree ...
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Two Brothers Talking

Israel Olvera & Eli Lillard

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A big thank you to Tiffanie Wong from AllianceBernstein for joining us to talk about Responsible Investing & Fixed Income. Tiffanie has vast industry experience that she shares generously in this episode. She holds dual roles at AllianceBernstein, as Senior Vice President, Director of US Investment Grade Credit and also Director of Fixed Income Res…
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A big thank you to Faye Bowden from Franklin Templeton for joining us to share her tips on how to make the most of your investment internship this summer and blow your host firm away! Faye is Senior Talent Acquisition Early Careers Programme Advisor at Franklin Templeton and has managed the recruitment of interns and graduates at the firm for many …
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A big thank you to Lois Holmes from Findlay Park for joining us to talk about Investor Relations & Marketing. This is a great introduction to the basics of both of these roles and is super useful for students starting out in their investment careers and wanting to understand the different roles and career paths available to them. Hosted by GAIN's M…
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This week we're chatting to the winners of the 2024 GAIN Investment Challenge - The Abbey School in Reading! So, what is the GAIN Investment Challenge? The GAIN Investment Challenge is an annual stock pitch competition for girls and non-binary students in England. Working in teams, students attend 6 weekly sessions throughout the Spring term where …
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A big thank you to Benoit Ramsay (Managing Director, Marketable Assets) from University of Cambridge Investment Management for joining us to talk about alternative investments: what they are, how they've changed over time, and a detailed introduction to hedge funds & the typical asset classes they invest in. This is a great introduction to the basi…
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A big thank you to Natalia Tsitoura from Apollo Global for joining us to talk about alternative assets. This is a great introduction to the basics of alternative assets and is super useful for students starting out in their investment careers and wanting to understand the different roles and career paths available to them. Hosted by GAIN co-founder…
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This week GAIN Co-chair & Trustee Natasha Braginsky Mounier is joined by a panel industry guests to look back on what happened January through to March 2024 in the investment industry and what impact this may have on the next quarter. A great listen to catch up on the latest news & investment trends and ideal to equip you with topical knowledge ahe…
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A big thank you to Helena Prokhorenko from Highland Europe for joining us to discuss: what is growth capital? This is a great introduction to the basics of growth capital and super useful for students starting out in their investment careers and wanting to understanding the different roles and career paths available to them. Hosted by GAIN co-found…
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A big thank you to Eleanor Davidson, CFA from Aspect Capital and Eva Sanchez Martin, CFA from Man Group for joining us to discuss: what is quant investing? This is a great introduction to the basics of quant investing and super useful for students starting out in their investment careers and wanting to understanding the different roles and career p…
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Join us as we chat with Rebekah Lloyd, a renowned careers advocate and founder of This Independent Life, about the soft skills you'll need to get ahead in the workplace - from insights on conquering imposter syndrome, effective time management hacks, and the art of building a personal brand in the workplace. Rebekah is deeply passionate about the p…
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On this episode we're joined by Maria Andrisani & Laura Carr of Bain Capital to talk all things Private Equity, Capital Markets & Finance. Maria is Partner on the Bain Capital Private Equity team and leads Bain Capital's European Capital Markets activity. Laura is a Managing Director in the European Portfolio Group, working with management teams to…
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In this episode, host GAIN CEO Tanya Tracey sits down with Will De Lucy, the co-founder and CEO of AmplifyME. AmplifyME helps students bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical experience, by providing free, 2-hour LIVE simulation events to gain experience in investment bank trading and asset management roles. It's a fantastic oppo…
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In this episode GAIN Programmes Manager, Laura Jones, sits down with two GAIN Empower internship alumni, Zoë Rhoades and Maeve Mulloy, to talk about their experience of the GAIN Empower Investment Internship Programme. Join us to hear about the application process, the support offered from GAIN, the work that Maeve & Zoë undertook during their plac…
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Join GAIN's Anne Marie-Fleurbaaij as she chats with Floortje Brouwers from GIC, diving into the fascinating topic of Sovereign Wealth Funds. Floortje sheds light on the fundamentals of Sovereign Wealth Funds, her role working at GIC, and also explains some industry fundamentals, such as the distinction between public and private markets, global tre…
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In this episode Tilly Franklin, Founder and Trustee of GAIN, is joined by Pauline Ritter from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Originally an engineering student, Pauline unexpectedly found her calling in finance, paving her professional road with internships, including one in Investment Banking in New York. This experience led her to a 3-year stint at JP …
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Join us as GAIN Co-Founder Caroline Hultman chats to Rebecca Lewis, Partner & Co-CEO at Arisaig Partners. Our theme this episode is Emerging Markets - from how to define an emerging market to how it differs from investing in other asset classes. Rebecca shares some of the challenges the industry faces alongside why she loves working in it. If you w…
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Join GAIN Trustee Charlotte Yonge in a conversation with Sarah Mitchell, a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Mondrian Investment Partners, to talk all things credit investing. Sarah takes us on a journey through her career, sharing the insights and experiences that have shaped her working life. In this begginers guide to credit, Sarah explains the …
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Join GAIN CEO Tanya Tracey and Gabirelle Boyle, Investment Director and Head of Research at Troy Asset Management, in this week's podcast episode. Together, they tackle the basics: what does global equity mean? How do investors narrow down where to invest? What are the challenges of working within global equity? If you’re interested in learning mor…
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Join GAIN Trustee Anne Marie Fleurbaaij and Lottie Meggitt, an ESG Analyst at Independent Franchise Partners in London, in this week's podcast episode. Together, they delve into the fundamentals of public equity investing with a focus on long-term investment strategies. In this long-term investing for beginner's chat, they cover various aspects, st…
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Welcome to GAIN Meets...the new podcast from GAIN, a UK charity on a mission to empower and educate the next generation of investment professionals . Join us as we explore the exciting world of investment management and introduce you to key investment concepts – no previous knowledge needed. In each episode, we sit down with industry experts to tal…
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Declining employee engagement, the Great Resignation and Retention are at the top of every leader's mind right now. Though there are many theories for the root cause of this phenomenon, there is only one that seems to fit the bill as a solution for all three. That would be the matter of trust. How do leaders build trust within their teams and in th…
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Did you know that 66% of children in poverty do not have access to books? Increasing literacy worldwide by just 1% would equate to a $240 billion bump in the global economy. That is what Tiffany Ellington, an author, philanthropist and Miss Phoenix 2022, says is at stake in the world of child literacy. In episode seven, Israel and Eli chat with Tif…
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Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video do not necessarily represent Allstate's positions, strategies or opinions. In episode six, Israel flies solo in a conversation with Franklin Walker, a senior leader for a fortune 100 company. Franklin shares his experience as a people leader, how his faith shapes his leadership and life as a father of f…
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As a career coach, I've helped many clients either currently in toxic work environments or those who left, but still feel shaken to the core by their past experiences. In this episode, I connect with trauma expert, Dr. Randall Bell to discuss ways to help individuals still reeling from negative work experiences and strategies to help them not only …
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VetJobs brings military and veteran job seekers together with employers who are looking to hire - for free. This team has now surpassed 72,000 (verified) job placements while providing additional employment assistance support services to more than 100,000 military service members and veterans. If you are transitioning from service, a veteran, or mi…
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Jane Finkle is a career coach, speaker and author with over 25 years of experience. She has successfully helped clients to envision and achieve careers that are fulfilling and personally enriching. Previously, Jane served as Associate Director of Career services at the University of Pennsylvania where she created and led the Wharton Career Discover…
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Regional Director for the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma, Veronica Shorr, joins Israel and Eli in the midseason finale. Covering everything from what sparked her philanthropy to career changes and family living, watch as the brothers encourage Veronica to publish the children's book she has in her phone notes app. --- Send in a voice message:…
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From a one bedroom apartment, Isaiah dreamed of a day where he could provide for his family while chasing his dreams. One day, it clicked and along with his wife, Isaiah made it a reality. Birrieria El Gordo, a local hotspot, was born. Join Israel in his conversation with Isaiah, where they talk about defining moments from Isaiah's life, his love f…
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In this episode, Israel and Eli conducted their first onsite interview of the show with Lilah and Zilah of Sunkissed Coffee House & More. From picking pecans with their grandparents to starting a family business in the middle of a pandemic, Lilah and Zilah talk about their strong values, the importance of taking risks and their heart for the Yuma c…
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In this episode, Israel and Eli sit down with entrepreneur, founder of Lady Leaders and Miss Arizona 2019, Jacqueline Thomas, to talk about her experience in DC, background and upbringing, her time with the Miss America Organization and the work that Lady Leaders is doing across the country. Who is Jacqueline? Jacqueline Thomas is a female entrepre…
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In the season 3 premiere, Israel and Eli sit down with City of Yuma Mayor, Doug Nicholls, to talk leading through criticism. Catching up from their season 1 conversation, the guys ask Mayor Nicholls about hobbies, leading through the pandemic, adapting to shifting statewide policies and what the future of the City of Yuma looks like. --- Send in a …
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Although from the outside, Raj Subrameyer appears to have it all, it was not an easy journey to get to where he is today. When he was 19, after painfully living in the shadows for his whole life, Raj had a breakthrough that changed his trajectory forever. Now, Raj is a tech career strategist, a bestselling author, and keynote speaker. He helps thos…
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You might think that working as a recruiter and being a TV anchor-meteorologist have nothing in common, but today’s guest, Jason Mikell, is here to prove us wrong. Jason worked as a recruiter for several years before pursuing his meteorology passion and becoming an on-air TV meteorologist. In today’s episode, Jason shares insights into this transit…
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TikTok is conventionally associated with dance videos, challenges, and life hacks, but recently the platform has seen an uptick in video resumes. This new trend reflects a broader movement where employers and candidates alike are beginning to see the value in resumes that take a video format. Today’s guest is Madeline Mann, an HR and recruiting lea…
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Service Above Self. What does that mean? In the season two finale, we sat down with Ellie Evans, Miss Yuma County's Outstanding Teen 2020, and talk about what that mantra has done for her personal growth. She shares the emotional story behind Steps Towards Hope, her social impact initiative, and what building a supportive community means to her. We…
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Have you ever dreamed of a career in Hollywood, whether that's as a producer, director, writer, agent, actor, or content creator? This is the episode for you! Topics covered include: How to land a job in Hollywood | Skills that help you succeed in the entertainment industry | The question asked in every interview in Hollywood | How to network when …
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Overcoming bad habits can be so daunting! We made it easy. We identified the top 3 bad habits that bring the most detriment to your leadership brand and we serve them up in this episode. We also share our 3 tips to replace those bad habits in your daily life. Join us as we countdown our biggest mistakes as new leaders, the lessons we learned along …
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With over twenty years in the business, Leslie Kuban has accumulated incredible insights into the inner workings of franchise ownership. Leslie shares how due diligence can drastically reduce the risk of starting a franchise, and we talk about which industries have flourished, even during the pandemic. We explore the nuts and bolts of what franchis…
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The past 18 months have shaken the business world and its workplaces to the core. How long will some of these changes stay in place, and what will the impact be? These are just some of the questions that today’s guest, Joe McKendrick, answers on the show. Joe is an author, independent researcher, and speaker, exploring innovation, information techn…
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In today’s episode, we sit down with Reuben Dickenson to talk about his transition from a career in the military to one in corporate. Reuben is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for Telemynd, which offers a wide range of Telemental health solutions and predictive analytics. Reuben holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Engine…
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The world of online business and content-creation has evolved so much over the last decade, and today we are joined by someone who has ridden this wave to success, building a uniquely personal and strong brand along the way. Courtney Whitmore is the brain and heart behind Pizzazzerie, a lifestyle and food blog, that has branched out into so much mo…
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In today’s episode of Job Search Strategies, we talk about getting into (and out of) grad school with Dr. Jeanne Stanley, the Executive Director of Grad School Coaching. She has worked with prospective graduate students for over three decades to help them successfully meet their academic goals, working with clients in selecting and applying for gra…
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As rewarding as finding the ideal career within a startup company can be, it takes motivation and drive to get the right job. How do you find a job at a company that may only have between five and 50 team members and no recruiting budget to speak of? Well, today’s guest is uniquely qualified to answer that question! Tarek Pertew is the Cofounder of…
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Effective networking plays a key role in not just our career success but our journey toward becoming more dynamic people. Because of the stakes involved in networking, this activity can be stressful, but today we have Lauren Obersteadt and Sarah Whitney Anderson join us to help us learn how to manage it while becoming more skillful too. Lauren is t…
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If you have a job interview lined up, congratulations! That means your resume is doing its job. You think you’ve done all the necessary prep work, but are you ready to knock it out of the park? In today’s episode of Job Search Strategies, I dive into the best ways to prepare for job interviews, whether you have a day to prepare or you sent in appli…
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Achieving diversity and inclusion in educational institutions and workplaces is not easy, but it is a goal which we should all be collectively working towards, whether we are an employer or employee, student or teacher. On today’s show, we are joined by Jamie Joshua, a lawyer by profession who is the director of Cornell Johnson’s Office of Diversit…
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Career centers at universities are such powerful resources and it should never be underestimated just how much utility they can offer students. Here to talk about how you can maximize this potential in the early stages of your career explorations, is Dr. Barbara Hewitt, who is the Executive Director of Career Services at the University of Pennsylva…
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Here to share some great wisdom about the important moments that can define progress and success is Zachery Jones! Zachery is currently the Vice President of Labor Relations for United and has led a truly inspiring professional life. He talks about the choice he made about what he wanted to achieve by the age of 30 and how he maintained this focuse…
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The world of online job searches can seem daunting and overwhelming, and with thousands of resume templates at your disposal, it’s difficult to determine which is the best for your purposes. In today’s episode, I share my recruiting experience and years spent overhauling 1,000 + resumes, to outline a detailed breakdown of how to crack the resume co…
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Recruiting services are a powerful resource in any job search and today we get the inside scoop from master-recruiter, Chris Murdock! Chris is the Chief Sourcing Officer and Co-Founder of IQTalent Partners, and we chat with him about starting the company, the events in his career leading up to it, and the lessons he has learned along the way. Throu…
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