A Year of Career Podcast

Welcome to A Year of Career: 52 Practical Answers to Your Questions! Each week I will answer a question submitted by you to provide helpful tips you can incorporate as you look to advance in your current career or seek new opportunities. Audio and visual formats are available for each episode.

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Episode 52: 5:55 - Should I use an online template for my resume?

Episode 51: 5:15 - Should I put my photo on my resume?

Episode 50: 14:24 - How popular are video resumes?

Episode 49: 13:58 - When applying for jobs, how do I differentiate myself from the competition?

Episode 48: 12:08 - Can I ask to shadow at an organization before committing to a job?

Episode 47: 13:28 - How can I find out the salary of a job if it is not listed?

Episode 46: 15:28 - What should I do if I don't hear back after submitting an application?

Episode 45: 11:49 - How do I make my resume ATS compliant?

Episode 44: 8:25 - What do I do if my family is pressuring me to apply for jobs in which I am not interested?

Episode 43: 16:28 - If I have a criminal record, do I need to reveal that in an interview?

Episode 42: 7:30 - How do I find remote jobs that will stay remote?

Episode 41: 13:26 - How do I handle a job search without telling my current employer?

Episode 40: 10:14 - How can I get back into the workforce after being out for a while?

Episode 39: 7:06 - How do I move forward after not being selected for a promotion?

Episode 38: 8:24 - Should I always send a thank you after an interview?

Episode 37: 9:31 - Should I create an email address just for job search purposes?

Episode 36: 11:38 - What are tips for asking for a raise?

Episode 35: 8:10 - How do I know how much information to include on my resume?

Episode 34: 13:56 - How can I stand out in an interview?

Episode 33: 10:31 - How can I negotiate salary after receiving a job offer?

Episode 32: 11:55 - How do I navigate a job offer while I still have other interviews?

Episode 31: 8:12 - How much time per day should I spend on my job search?

Episode 30: 26:58 - How do you establish yourself as an expert in your field?

Episode 29: 16:11 - How should I handle recruiters who reach out to me on LinkedIn?

Episode 28: 15:52 - What are job search tips for liberal arts & sciences majors?

Episode 27: 11:22 - How do you balance finding a career you love and simply needing a job?

Episode 26: 9:07 - What are your favorite online job boards?

Episode 25: 18:02 - How can I learn about a company's culture?

Episode 24: 22:57 - How do recruiters use both resumes and LinkedIn profiles?

Episode 23: 29:53 - I am really uncomfortable networking; should I just skip it?

Episode 22: 6:29 - What should I wear to an interview?

Episode 21: 17:34 - What are ways to request workplace accommodations if you have a disability?

Episode 20: 07:27 - When is it appropriate to omit experiences on your resume?

Episode 19: 08:47 - What are strategies for job searching while unemployed?

Episode 18: 22:35 - What should I know about taxes before starting a side gig?

Episode 17: 20:03 - What advice do you have for starting a side gig?

Episode 16: 06:46 - If a job requires 3-5 years of experience and I don't have that, should I apply?

Episode 15: 10:13 - Aside from job postings, how can I learn about potential job openings?

Episode 14: 24:19 - When is it too late for a career change?

Episode 13: 19:17 - If I only submit my resume to an online job board will I get a job?

Episode 12: 18:41 - How do I know if a career path is right for me?

Episode 11: 10:12 - What questions should I ask in an interview?

Episode 10: 12:05 - What are tips to utilize LinkedIn effectively?

Episode 9: 10:37 - What are things to consider when connecting with people on LinkedIn?

Episode 8: 10:09 - How do I get my resume noticed when I don't have related experience?

Episode 7: 6:58 - How many part-time jobs should I include on my resume?

Episode 6: 5:52 - How many jobs should I apply for?

Episode 5: 13:58 - What are ways to alleviate stress during a job search?

Episode 4: 11:50 - What tips do you have for a location bound job search?

Episode 3: 20:25 - What do you know now that you wish you would have known when you started your first job?

Episode 2: 9:25 - What tips do you have for work productivity?

Episode 1: 8:44 - What's the best way to approach a mentor?