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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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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…
 
Today I brought on Amber Beam. Amber is a career coach whose mission is to eradicate soul-sucking jobs everywhere! With 15 years in HR as an I-O Psychologist, she’s seen it all! Now she’s throwing back the curtain to reveal what you really need to know to win-over skeptics in HR. She shatters the “it’s too late” and “I don’t think I have enough exp…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. Are you considering using a resume machine or a resume writer? Well listen to this episode first. I’m going to explain the difference between using both in terms of experience and the outcome. Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check Career Warrior Podcast on In…
 
Why would you want to listen to this episode. Well, think about this for a second. We spend so much time at work. If you’re working normal 40 hour work weeks, then that’s more than 2,000 hours a year spent on using your skills to do something great for society. Imagine spending 2,000 hours on something you love and are great at vs. the thing that y…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less, Have you ever asked yourself how long people actually spend on your resume? The same resume that you’ve spent hours working on -- or really your entire career filling it out? Action Steps Your resume must be skimmable. Focus on headers and job titles. Do the res…
 
Maya Grossman is a marketing executive with fifteen years of experience taking products to market and driving growth for Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft and Google, as well as fast growing startups. She is a speaker, a career coach and most recently the author of Invaluable: Master the Skills You Need to Skyrocket Your Career, an unconventiona…
 
Have you ever asked yourself why the heck am I not receiving interviews or callbacks? Why am I not getting those responses? These are some of the most important and common considerations: You may not be applying as much as you think you are (at least to get success) Your applications are too wide and not deep enough. Your application strategy is ba…
 
Today I brought on Dr. Benjamin Ritter, founder of Live for Yourself (LFY) Consulting Dr. Benjamin Ritter is a Chicago, IL, and Austin, TX, based leadership and empowerment coach, regional learning manager for YPO, national speaker, podcaster, author, consultant, mentor, teacher, and passionate about guiding others in finding, creating, and sustain…
 
And for this episode, you are going to hear premium content from that offering. This will be a snippet of advice on keywords and applicant tracking systems. This is a huge part of the job search process, especially if you’re applying primarily online. Follow us Follow Chris on LinkedIn Check Career Warrior Podcast on Instagram Subscribe to Let’s Ea…
 
We have a special announcement today, and I’ll lead into that with a quick story. Remember episode #124 when I talked about the implications of Coronavirus when it was just getting kicked off? In this episode, I talked about being proactive and essentially planning for different scenarios that could happen as a result. I used my own example in whic…
 
Today we have a minisode where I try and answer common questions in 10 minutes or less. Could it be possible to extract some of the targeted intent from the objective statement without actually calling it an objective statement? I would say there are some cases in which you can...and that’s if you're going through a hefty career change. Resources M…
 
Today I brought on Michael Zipursky, co-founder of Consulting Success. Michael is the bestselling author of 3 books on consulting and has spent the last 20 years building consulting businesses and advising companies like Panasonic, Financial Times, Dow Jones and Royal Bank. Over 7,000 consultants have learned from his programs on how to build a suc…
 
Today’s discussion is all about what to include on that pesky LinkedIn headline -- especially if you are unemployed. Resources Mentioned Follow Chris on LinkedIn Answer the question: Why 'Seeking Opportunities'​ Should Never Be Your LinkedIn Headline Check out: One LinkedIn Employee’s Insider Tips For Job Searching On The Sly Check Career Warrior P…
 
Today’s discussion is all about what skills to include on your resume! We’ll tackle how exactly to narrow down that skills list -- and where to include them on your resume. Don’t just select the skills that you’ve worked with and that have helped you in the past; go for the strengths that are going to help propel your career forward. Resources Ment…
 
The year was 2017. I had been a few years out of college, and I had just over a year ago decided to take the leap to travel the world and then go full force on the very business that my brother and I started. I had decided to commit to my dream and where my gifts lied. The purpose of this episode is to inspire you and let you know that change is po…
 
Today I brought on Phillip Migyanko, Director of Student Success at Happen to Your Career! In his early career, Phillip grew up working in a family-owned business within the waste management industry– where he used to literally pick up trash in Southern Ohio. After graduating from college, he completed his tenure working multiple HR and Recruiting …
 
Today, we’re bringing Matt Zinman back on to discuss job seeking during COVID as well as how you can use informational interviews to land your next best opportunity. Matt Zinman is a difference-maker devoted to personally enriching the lives of at least 100 million people by 2025. His new book, Z-isms: Insights to Live By, is based on his experienc…
 
Today I brought on Phillip Migyanko, Director of Student Success at Happen to Your Career! In his early career, Phillip grew up working in a family-owned business within the waste management industry– where he used to literally pick up trash in Southern Ohio. After graduating from college, he completed his tenure working multiple HR and Recruiting …
 
Today, I’m going to tell you what my actual resume writing process was back when I used to write resumes for my company. You’d probably love to listen to this if you’re a resume writer, recruiter, or even a hard working DIY job seeker who wants an awesome resume to land more interviews. Back when our company was much smaller, I used to write a good…
 
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