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Learn practical tips and tricks for your job hunt. Hosted by Justin Dux. Hear from resume writers, career experts, recruiters and HR experts. If you listen to this podcast you will become a better job seeker. Guaranteed! Topics include resume writing, interviewing, job searching, job sites, hidden job market, personal branding and other career advice.

Latest Episodes

Winning Your Salary Negotiation With Ellis Chase

“The longer you avoid your salary negotiation, the higher your price goes and you can drive away your competition” - Ellis Chase Career Cloud Radio is filled with advice on how to Find jobs Apply to jobs Interview for jobs It’s definitely a process and in some cases, can get quite lengthy and stressful. There is, however, one topic that is often overlooked in the job search stratosphere, that people tend to skip over because it makes them uncomfortable, and that topic is salary negotiation. Enter Ellis Chase, who could be one of the most experienced and distinguished guests we’ve had on the show. At ellischase.com you can see what he’s done, what he’s doing, and what others have said about working with him. His site is quite minimalist in nature and is actually a nice break from the bells and whistles we have become accustomed to online. Every episode is different, and the best ones generally sound more like a conversation than an interview, and that is exactly what we have here. If you listen to this episode in its entirety you will leave with four main takeaways: how to deal with the anxiety that almost everyone experiences during this stage in the hiring process, what to do, how to do it, and perhaps most importantly, what not to do. Ellis mentions during the recording that he loves what he does, and it shows.

50 min4 d ago
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Winning Your Salary Negotiation With Ellis Chase

How To Network Yourself Into A Dream Job With Marty Gilbert

“What a lot of people don’t realize is that 95 percent of the job search is marketing” - Marty Gilbert Marty Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of NSENG, which stands for North Shore Executive Networking Group (Chicago based). Over the past 10 years, Marty has helped over 1,700 people find jobs as of this writing, by encouraging job seekers to think outside of the box when it comes to the application process. Prior to NSENG, Marty led a successful career in B2B technology with Motorola, STATS Inc, and Dentsu Inc. His award winning writing has been published in: Time Newsweek Business Week Fortune Magazine In the interview Marty says “you don’t decide to buy something from a TV commercial after seeing it once, but maybe after the 10th time.” It is this mindset that Marty will instill in you as you embark on your own job search. How to successfully allocate your time, navigate LinkedIn, penetrate companies, and applying even when there is no job posting are all addressed. In additio...

56 min1 w ago
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How To Network Yourself Into A Dream Job With Marty Gilbert

What A Recent College Graduate Can Do As They Enter The Job Market With Beth Handler-Grunt

“It’s all about putting yourself in their shoes and how you make them look good” - Beth Handler - Grunt (@bhgrunt) Beth Hendler-Grunt is a career coach that specializes in helping recent college graduates gain employment. Her resume includes consulting across the gamut; from start-ups to the fortune 500, so it is safe to say that she knows how to ‘wow’ in a job interview. Beth’s company, Next Great Step has helped hundreds of recent college grads successfully gain employment, and have been featured in several major media publications throughout the country. Given this trying time, Beth talks about the hurdles recent college grads are facing as they are entering the job market, and gives examples of what you can do to cope with the fast changing job search environment, as well as what you can do to prepare and successfully execute job interviews. She also discusses the role parents have taken to assist in the job search process. This is a terrific interview from someone who has...

40 min2 w ago
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What A Recent College Graduate Can Do As They Enter The Job Market With Beth Handler-Grunt

Lessons in Entrepreneurship With Sean Castrina

“Fail fast, fail forward, and fail cheap” - (@SeanCastrina) Sean is an entrepreneur who previously held a self described dream job, but was unexpectedly let go. It was then that he arrived at the conclusion that he didn’t want his fate to be in control of anyone but himself. He ended up starting so many businesses that you could call him a serial entrepreneur - a term you may have heard before. These businesses (many of them successful) ended up to be a starting point for Sean’s coaching, speaking, and writing career talking about, you guessed it, entrepreneurship. If you’re listening to this podcast you may find yourself in the same shoes that Sean did, and questioning whether or not you should start a business, and that is specifically who this interview is for. Sean discusses what he has seen in his own career that may or may not yield a successful business venture. As we learn, entrepreneurship takes a certain determination, and competitiveness, that not everyone is cut out...

34 min3 w ago
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Lessons in Entrepreneurship With Sean Castrina

Finding Where To Go and Then Getting There With Ben Anderson (#100)

“I encourage clients to go back through their careers and think about where they felt they belonged” - Ben Anderson Ben Anderson is the second coach we have had on from The Handel Group and brings a wealth of experience to the show. A native of New Zealand, Ben is the only Career Cloud Radio guest who has successfully started, and brought a company public (wow). Ben primarily works with executives, so this interview is littered with examples from executive job search processes so you can get an idea of what it’s like on both ends of the spectrum (both getting hired and hiring). Ben breaks down exactly what he does with his clients in order to help them find the proper career path, as well as prepare for interviews. He also discusses the landscape of digital communication, and how it continues to evolve. Exercises, examples, and anecdotes, it’s all in this interview, and we’re sure that you will enjoy it. https://bit.ly/careercloudradio-IU is the Inner.U link referenced in the s...

56 minSEP 29
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Finding Where To Go and Then Getting There With Ben Anderson (#100)

Diving Into Resume Composition And What It Means To Employers With Virginia Franco

“I weave in language that eludes to pain points together with details that are unique to an individual” - Virginia Franco We enjoyed having Virginia Franco on so much as a guest the first time around, that we decided to invite her back for another episode. Virginia is an accomplished writer whose work has been published in just about every type of medium. In addition to her past publications, she is also certified by the National Resume Writers Association, Career Thought Leaders, and the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. She has a podcast of her own, too, which can be found on virginiafrancoresumes.com. In this episode, Justin and Virginia get into the nitty gritty of resume composition and what you can do in order to stand out. Once you feel you’ve got a polished document, ready for submission, they discuss a variety of ways you can think outside the box in order to get your resume in the hands of a hiring manager. Just a great, practical interview,...

38 minSEP 21
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Diving Into Resume Composition And What It Means To Employers With Virginia Franco

Working at 50 & Beyond with Richard Eisenberg

“They don’t want to take a risk” - Richard Eisenberg on employers’ hiring process Richard Eisenberg is the Managing Editor of Next Avenue, a site that is geared towards baby boomers in the workforce where the slogan is “where grown ups keep growing.” Throughout his career, Richard has been an editor at Money Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, and Good Housekeeping. He has also authored two books: How To Avoid A Midlife Financial Crisis and The Money Book of Personal Finance. In this interview Justin and Richard break down what it means to be a baby booming job seeker, and how being an employee has plausibly changed forever in a post pandemic world. Richard gives examples on what his own team does to cope with working remotely, talks about the ideality of phased retirement, and focuses on the importance of referrals for job seekers and the stress that comes with the job seeking process. Side note* You don’t have to be a baby boomer to come away with actionable job searching tips from t...

42 minSEP 14
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Working at 50 & Beyond with Richard Eisenberg

The Power of Habits and Priorities With Andrew Sykes

“We say people don’t have habits, habits have people” - Andrew Sykes Andrew Sykes knows a thing or two about habits, and after listening to this interview, you will, too. An accomplished author, and lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business, Andrew has made a name for himself over the past several decades by getting people to perform at optimum levels by helping them recognize different habits in their lives. He’s so good that companies like Google, Pinterest, and Microsoft have enlisted his services. Andrew’s personality really shines through in this episode, and you can tell that he is coming from a genuine place. He uses the analogy of his own experience with probably the most notorious bad habit there is; smoking, and how he coped with it. He talks about how your surroundings have a great impact on the habits that you form, and how habits are a result of your priorities in life. If you’re looking zero in on making an impact, either in your job, or w...

49 minSEP 8
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The Power of Habits and Priorities With Andrew Sykes

How To Make Yourself More Valuable in The Eyes of An Employer With Anjana Karumathil

“Anything and everything that you do has to be about making someone successful” - Anjana Karumathil Anjana Karumathil is a fresh perspective for the show. She hasn’t been featured on any media outlets (she doesn’t try to) and the interview is being conducted from Bengaluru, India. Rather than getting an interview from the perspective of a career coach, or resume writing expert, Anjana gives the point of view of a job seeker. She has successfully gone through the interview view process in the past, and gives examples of what you can do in order to boost your chances once you’re in the interview phase, with a touch of her background in academia. Always learning, and always striving to be better being the underlying focus, you will get advice on how to differentiate yourself from others and how and why you need to bring value to potential employers.

61 minSEP 2
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How To Make Yourself More Valuable in The Eyes of An Employer With Anjana Karumathil

How Identifying Your Core Values Will Help You Define a Career Path

“When you’re solid on your commitments, it makes decision making easier” Going from “stuck to unstoppable” is what Tracy Timm specializes in, and she speaks from experience. Now a successful career coach, and author, Tracy realized she wasn’t being fulfilled early on in her career and decided to take a step back so she could find out what would. This interview is enlightening because it probably resonates with the majority of people who listen to it. You often hear the term “follow your passion,” and Tracy explains how this is easier said than done. She breaks down exactly what "follow your passion" means and gives actionable advice and examples how to find out what will really do it for you. This is difficult, and often scary for many who are seemingly be at a crossroads in their life, but it's comforting to hear that others have been faced with the same dilemma.

36 minAUG 24
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How Identifying Your Core Values Will Help You Define a Career Path

Latest Episodes

Winning Your Salary Negotiation With Ellis Chase

“The longer you avoid your salary negotiation, the higher your price goes and you can drive away your competition” - Ellis Chase Career Cloud Radio is filled with advice on how to Find jobs Apply to jobs Interview for jobs It’s definitely a process and in some cases, can get quite lengthy and stressful. There is, however, one topic that is often overlooked in the job search stratosphere, that people tend to skip over because it makes them uncomfortable, and that topic is salary negotiation. Enter Ellis Chase, who could be one of the most experienced and distinguished guests we’ve had on the show. At ellischase.com you can see what he’s done, what he’s doing, and what others have said about working with him. His site is quite minimalist in nature and is actually a nice break from the bells and whistles we have become accustomed to online. Every episode is different, and the best ones generally sound more like a conversation than an interview, and that is exactly what we have here. If you listen to this episode in its entirety you will leave with four main takeaways: how to deal with the anxiety that almost everyone experiences during this stage in the hiring process, what to do, how to do it, and perhaps most importantly, what not to do. Ellis mentions during the recording that he loves what he does, and it shows.

50 min4 d ago
Comments
Winning Your Salary Negotiation With Ellis Chase

How To Network Yourself Into A Dream Job With Marty Gilbert

“What a lot of people don’t realize is that 95 percent of the job search is marketing” - Marty Gilbert Marty Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of NSENG, which stands for North Shore Executive Networking Group (Chicago based). Over the past 10 years, Marty has helped over 1,700 people find jobs as of this writing, by encouraging job seekers to think outside of the box when it comes to the application process. Prior to NSENG, Marty led a successful career in B2B technology with Motorola, STATS Inc, and Dentsu Inc. His award winning writing has been published in: Time Newsweek Business Week Fortune Magazine In the interview Marty says “you don’t decide to buy something from a TV commercial after seeing it once, but maybe after the 10th time.” It is this mindset that Marty will instill in you as you embark on your own job search. How to successfully allocate your time, navigate LinkedIn, penetrate companies, and applying even when there is no job posting are all addressed. In additio...

56 min1 w ago
Comments
How To Network Yourself Into A Dream Job With Marty Gilbert

What A Recent College Graduate Can Do As They Enter The Job Market With Beth Handler-Grunt

“It’s all about putting yourself in their shoes and how you make them look good” - Beth Handler - Grunt (@bhgrunt) Beth Hendler-Grunt is a career coach that specializes in helping recent college graduates gain employment. Her resume includes consulting across the gamut; from start-ups to the fortune 500, so it is safe to say that she knows how to ‘wow’ in a job interview. Beth’s company, Next Great Step has helped hundreds of recent college grads successfully gain employment, and have been featured in several major media publications throughout the country. Given this trying time, Beth talks about the hurdles recent college grads are facing as they are entering the job market, and gives examples of what you can do to cope with the fast changing job search environment, as well as what you can do to prepare and successfully execute job interviews. She also discusses the role parents have taken to assist in the job search process. This is a terrific interview from someone who has...

40 min2 w ago
Comments
What A Recent College Graduate Can Do As They Enter The Job Market With Beth Handler-Grunt

Lessons in Entrepreneurship With Sean Castrina

“Fail fast, fail forward, and fail cheap” - (@SeanCastrina) Sean is an entrepreneur who previously held a self described dream job, but was unexpectedly let go. It was then that he arrived at the conclusion that he didn’t want his fate to be in control of anyone but himself. He ended up starting so many businesses that you could call him a serial entrepreneur - a term you may have heard before. These businesses (many of them successful) ended up to be a starting point for Sean’s coaching, speaking, and writing career talking about, you guessed it, entrepreneurship. If you’re listening to this podcast you may find yourself in the same shoes that Sean did, and questioning whether or not you should start a business, and that is specifically who this interview is for. Sean discusses what he has seen in his own career that may or may not yield a successful business venture. As we learn, entrepreneurship takes a certain determination, and competitiveness, that not everyone is cut out...

34 min3 w ago
Comments
Lessons in Entrepreneurship With Sean Castrina

Finding Where To Go and Then Getting There With Ben Anderson (#100)

“I encourage clients to go back through their careers and think about where they felt they belonged” - Ben Anderson Ben Anderson is the second coach we have had on from The Handel Group and brings a wealth of experience to the show. A native of New Zealand, Ben is the only Career Cloud Radio guest who has successfully started, and brought a company public (wow). Ben primarily works with executives, so this interview is littered with examples from executive job search processes so you can get an idea of what it’s like on both ends of the spectrum (both getting hired and hiring). Ben breaks down exactly what he does with his clients in order to help them find the proper career path, as well as prepare for interviews. He also discusses the landscape of digital communication, and how it continues to evolve. Exercises, examples, and anecdotes, it’s all in this interview, and we’re sure that you will enjoy it. https://bit.ly/careercloudradio-IU is the Inner.U link referenced in the s...

56 minSEP 29
Comments
Finding Where To Go and Then Getting There With Ben Anderson (#100)

Diving Into Resume Composition And What It Means To Employers With Virginia Franco

“I weave in language that eludes to pain points together with details that are unique to an individual” - Virginia Franco We enjoyed having Virginia Franco on so much as a guest the first time around, that we decided to invite her back for another episode. Virginia is an accomplished writer whose work has been published in just about every type of medium. In addition to her past publications, she is also certified by the National Resume Writers Association, Career Thought Leaders, and the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. She has a podcast of her own, too, which can be found on virginiafrancoresumes.com. In this episode, Justin and Virginia get into the nitty gritty of resume composition and what you can do in order to stand out. Once you feel you’ve got a polished document, ready for submission, they discuss a variety of ways you can think outside the box in order to get your resume in the hands of a hiring manager. Just a great, practical interview,...

38 minSEP 21
Comments
Diving Into Resume Composition And What It Means To Employers With Virginia Franco

Working at 50 & Beyond with Richard Eisenberg

“They don’t want to take a risk” - Richard Eisenberg on employers’ hiring process Richard Eisenberg is the Managing Editor of Next Avenue, a site that is geared towards baby boomers in the workforce where the slogan is “where grown ups keep growing.” Throughout his career, Richard has been an editor at Money Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, and Good Housekeeping. He has also authored two books: How To Avoid A Midlife Financial Crisis and The Money Book of Personal Finance. In this interview Justin and Richard break down what it means to be a baby booming job seeker, and how being an employee has plausibly changed forever in a post pandemic world. Richard gives examples on what his own team does to cope with working remotely, talks about the ideality of phased retirement, and focuses on the importance of referrals for job seekers and the stress that comes with the job seeking process. Side note* You don’t have to be a baby boomer to come away with actionable job searching tips from t...

42 minSEP 14
Comments
Working at 50 & Beyond with Richard Eisenberg

The Power of Habits and Priorities With Andrew Sykes

“We say people don’t have habits, habits have people” - Andrew Sykes Andrew Sykes knows a thing or two about habits, and after listening to this interview, you will, too. An accomplished author, and lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business, Andrew has made a name for himself over the past several decades by getting people to perform at optimum levels by helping them recognize different habits in their lives. He’s so good that companies like Google, Pinterest, and Microsoft have enlisted his services. Andrew’s personality really shines through in this episode, and you can tell that he is coming from a genuine place. He uses the analogy of his own experience with probably the most notorious bad habit there is; smoking, and how he coped with it. He talks about how your surroundings have a great impact on the habits that you form, and how habits are a result of your priorities in life. If you’re looking zero in on making an impact, either in your job, or w...

49 minSEP 8
Comments
The Power of Habits and Priorities With Andrew Sykes

How To Make Yourself More Valuable in The Eyes of An Employer With Anjana Karumathil

“Anything and everything that you do has to be about making someone successful” - Anjana Karumathil Anjana Karumathil is a fresh perspective for the show. She hasn’t been featured on any media outlets (she doesn’t try to) and the interview is being conducted from Bengaluru, India. Rather than getting an interview from the perspective of a career coach, or resume writing expert, Anjana gives the point of view of a job seeker. She has successfully gone through the interview view process in the past, and gives examples of what you can do in order to boost your chances once you’re in the interview phase, with a touch of her background in academia. Always learning, and always striving to be better being the underlying focus, you will get advice on how to differentiate yourself from others and how and why you need to bring value to potential employers.

61 minSEP 2
Comments
How To Make Yourself More Valuable in The Eyes of An Employer With Anjana Karumathil

How Identifying Your Core Values Will Help You Define a Career Path

“When you’re solid on your commitments, it makes decision making easier” Going from “stuck to unstoppable” is what Tracy Timm specializes in, and she speaks from experience. Now a successful career coach, and author, Tracy realized she wasn’t being fulfilled early on in her career and decided to take a step back so she could find out what would. This interview is enlightening because it probably resonates with the majority of people who listen to it. You often hear the term “follow your passion,” and Tracy explains how this is easier said than done. She breaks down exactly what "follow your passion" means and gives actionable advice and examples how to find out what will really do it for you. This is difficult, and often scary for many who are seemingly be at a crossroads in their life, but it's comforting to hear that others have been faced with the same dilemma.

36 minAUG 24
Comments
How Identifying Your Core Values Will Help You Define a Career Path
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