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Welcome to the Canadian Job Search Podcast. Landing a job today can be challenging if you are a recent graduate or a new Canadian. We have the solution for you. Our mission is to help get the job you want. In our podcast, we interview industry experts, recruiters, and hiring managers who provide you with tips and strategies to help you navigate the recruiting and interview process. We look forward to helping you land your next job.
 
Nerd For A Living explores the lives and careers of people working in pop-culture and genre entertainment industries, like Comics, Video Games, Animation, Publishing, Film, and Television. The bi-weekly episodes feature interviews with working professionals in nerdy career fields, plus N4AL speaker panels recorded live at major comic conventions across the US. Hosted by Adron Buske, with co-host Wendy Buske.
 
Time to take your first steps onto the career ladder? You're in the right place. Hosted by qualified careers guidance professional Gina Visram, The Dive into your Career podcast is the hub for all things "early careers" and is created with secondary (high) school and university (college) students in mind. Want to write a powerful CV and cover letter? Keen to understand why networking is important and the best ways to do it? Curious about how your application can stand out in the graduate or ...
 
The Loyrad Media Podcast is a podcast about free speech. Talking about the news of the day, politics, culture, ideas or wherever the conversation takes us. 1 on 1: An Interview Series talks with a new guest each episode about any topic under the sun. Anything that I think you will find interesting.
 
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It's an honour and a privilege to bring Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson back to another episode of the podcast. Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson is 2020 WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women - Top 100 Award Winner, a Technology Executive, CEO & Founder, Empowered in My Skin Inc., Podcast Host and Inspirational Speaker. In this episode, Nkechi shares insights on: What's ha…
 
In 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. (Source: https://www.un.org/en/observances/world-youth-skills-day) Inspired by World Youth Skills Day, in this episode of the podcast -…
 
In this episode, we get Contact Centre career advice from a top-tier recruiter, Sangeeta Bhatnagar. Sangeeta has over ten years of talent acquisition for the top-tiered Contact Centres. Sangeeta is the Chair of the Greater Toronto Area Contact Centre Association (www.gtacc.ca), where she collaborates with industry leaders to keep abreast of all lea…
 
Join me and my special guest: Annie Leib, MBA, GGA - who is a superstar empath & life-alignment coach! We discuss how to STOP RUNNING AWAY FROM YOUR DREAMS and embrace your authentic soul’s purpose. Feeling burned-out, run-down, over-worked, afraid to say "no" or to even take time off? Is this what you want out of life?? We will discuss what most p…
 
It's coming home... isn't it?! Admittedly inspired by the vibe surrounding the Euro2020 tournament (I know, right?!), this week's episode asks the question "Do you celebrate your wins" and (spoiler alert!) wholeheartedly inspires you to do so. This episode does not consist of a "how to" or a step by step process but is an in the moment reflection o…
 
What are you intending to do after you finish school and / or what were the options you considered? In the past few years, in the UK, there have been an increasing number of options about what young people can do after school... beyond the traditional full time university route. In this conversation with Anna Morrison from Amazing Apprenticeships a…
 
In this episode, we get emotional intelligence (EI) advice from Jamelle Lindo. Jamelle Lindo is Emotional Intelligence Leadership Coach with Forbes Coaches Council. This podcast talks about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) in the job searching process. In our interview, Jamelle shares insights on: What is Emotional Intelligence (EI) Ho…
 
Brian Brogen and I discuss how Mentorship Elevates Your Career. Thanks to an outstanding mentor: I was able to advance my career years ago into a leadership role! Brian and I share how to connect with, leverage, and be a success partner in the mentorship journey. ☕ How mentors strategically advance careers ☕ How to source and connect to a mentor ☕ …
 
In this episode, we get career advice from Shannon Russo? Shannon Russo is the CEO and Founder of Kinetix, LLC. She's got a background as a finance executive for companies that do thousands of hires annually. She rode the corporate wave and had a big expense account. After her success in Corporate America, she opted out to do her own thing. In our …
 
The Dive Into Your Career podcast is back and we are kicking off season 3 with an episode all about sorting out your summer... a summer that has the potential to be fun and purposeful now but also to have a major impact on your potential to access future opportunities. This isn't a pressure thing at all. It's not that what you do in summer 2021 wil…
 
In this episode, we get career advice from a former Telecom Director. In this podcast, I interview Gino Moretti. Gino is a former Director who lead several large departments inside one of Canada's telecom organizations. In our interview, Gino shares insights on: What Directors are looking for in candidates How to prepare for the situation/behaviour…
 
Fantastic conversation with Evelyn MacLean-Quick who is a Fortune 500 Executive. Evelyn and I have a heart to heart conversation about how to increase your influence and impact. It's no secret that your career success is determined by your Presence - how you 'show up' in person or virtually. It's not every day that you have a senior-level Executive…
 
Are you struggling to get into an interview? In this episode, we interview a seasoned HR professional who shares strategies to get your next job. Tina Moon is an accomplished, results-driven senior leader with progression HR experience and exposure in Technology, Telecom, Pharma and Retail. In this episode, Tina shares: How to job search in the pan…
 
Are you looking for a career in the Telecom, Financial or IT industry? If you answered yes, Rameet shares insights on how to land your next role. In this podcast, I interview Rameet Saluja. Rameet is a recruiter in a BPO presently and has extensive recruiting experience. She believes in the principles of trust, freedom and honesty. In our interview…
 
No nonsense conversation with bestselling author and CEO: Mandy Cavanaugh. Mandy pulls no punches on sharing her experiences with harnessing your energies in the workplace for maximum results and value while being true to your own essence. Ever wonder how you can propel your career while still staying true to your authentic self? Perhaps you aren't…
 
Are you neglecting to use one of the most powerful careers support resources at your fingertips? Your university careers centre is a powerful resource that you have access to and in this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, Gina speaks to Barnaby Mollett, a Careers Consultant at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).…
 
Are you looking for your next career opportunity? If you answered yes, David shares tips and insights on how to compete in today's labour market. In this podcast, we interview David Perry. David teaches companies how to hire the right executives (and keep them) and candidates on making business decisions that will shape their careers. In our interv…
 
What if I told you that what we know as 'Imposter Syndrome' was really something quite different? What if those nagging feelings of inadequacy or fears and self-doubt can turn into positive empowering energy for you? It's time to reveal how you can make BIG shifts in your life with the internationally recognized coach: Judy Wilkins-Smith. LEARN: Wh…
 
Are you a Marketing and Advertising professional looking for your next opportunity? If you answered yes, check out Leah as she shares her recruitment insights on succeeding in today's market. This week we interview Leah Wilson. Leah Wilson brings 20 years of recruiting experience building and leading local and global teams that deliver recruiting s…
 
Sometimes a few words convey the message that needs to be delivered. In this short, sharp and hopefully helpful episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, Gina shares a quote which, for her, is a guaranteed winner when it comes to stopping the excuses. So go on... play this episode again... and again if it helps and remember how these words can …
 
Ever wonder why some new managers excel in the role, while others don’t? I'm excited to have guest: Sheryl A. Lyons, MBA, CMC, Founder of Culture Spark share what it takes to elevate into leadership and excel! Learn how to anticipate and navigate some common pitfalls of emerging leaders. Discover how to embrace the mental mind shift required for ef…
 
Are you a newcomer struggling to land your first job? Listen to James as he reveals how he was able to land a job in his field only 3 days after his second interview. Welcome to the Job Hunters success series. In this episode, I interview James Marime, a newcomer from Kenya, who successfully landed a job in his field of work. James shares insights …
 
In this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast about "Diversity, Recruitment & Standing Out as a Jobseeker", Gina Visram is in conversation with Tobi Ogundipe of Diverse, a recruiter who is committed to supporting underrepresented young professionals in securing early-career roles with inclusive employers. His company Diverse. is a purpose-dr…
 
Are you an Engineer interested in learning how to navigate the interview process? If you answered yes, listen to Elaine as she shares her engineering recruitment insights on how to succeed in the interview. Welcome to the latest episode of the Canadian Job Search Podcast. This week we interview Elaine Daniels. Elaine is a Talent Acquisition, Human …
 
In this quick episode (albeit not less than 10 minutes as hoped!) - Gina Visram of Dive Into Your Career lists and briefly expands on 10 ways to find your first job. Spoiler alert: This process is not magic. Effort is needed. And chances are... following one of these ways isn't going to be nearly enough. Following as many as you can while keeping y…
 
Are you struggling to get a job interview? If you answered yes, you want to check out this podcast. This week we interview Muzaffar Matloob. Muzaffar is a career coach, HR Professional. In our interview, Muzaffar reveals insights on: What's different in today's job market How to find a recruiter that will work for you The difference between a recru…
 
Did you know there is professional value in a career pause? Special guest Anna McKay - MAcc, ACC. Anna specializes in helping professions overcome a career pause and land their dream jobs. Learn how to successfully: Express a career pause to a potential employer Communicate your value and shift focus away from a pause Develop confidence and clarity…
 
Are you an immigrant looking for success in the Canadian Job Market? If you answered YES, grab your ticket to the Professional Development Conference for Immigrants (PDCI). https://www.northstarsuccess.com/pdci2021 I had the privilege of chatting with Dr. Shahab Anari to talk about his immigrant story and why he created this event to help other imm…
 
TikTok is probably best known for dance vids, comedy, skits and all sorts of short, sharp amusing content that can make you smile and lift your spirits. Did you know however, that there are some awesome creators in the Careers space who are delivering awesome content on TikTok? Well... it's true and this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast…
 
If your job search strategy is feeling pressured, stressful and maybe even a little boring - then this episode is one of a number coming up on the Dive Into Your Career podcast that you will. ahem, want to dive into! This episode is about using Using Clubhouse for Career (Search) Success. What is this Clubhouse you may ask? It's a new audio only ap…
 
Welcome to the latest edition of the Canadian Job Search Podcast. This week we interview Valerie Le. Valerie is a Career Development Practitioner and Youth Career Program Showrunner. She provides you with insight on how to stand out in the interview. Valerie covers: The importance of a mentor Why networking is essential in your job search How to bu…
 
We can spend so long ducking and diving, bobbing and weaving and going around in circles on the way to securing first jobs and internships that when an exciting role is secured we sigh in relief and celebrate... rightfully so. All is well! Hmmm... until it isn't. Securing the job isn't the end of the story as upon starting the new role, worry, anxi…
 
Don't panic and go running for the hills! This is not a checklist of 7 things you must do this Easter, but in acknowledgement that your time is more your own during the holidays (e - it is some clear suggestions on what you could do. The shout-outs come thick and fast in this episode - in talking about awesome things to do to advance your career in…
 
After the year we had in 2020 - I'm sure we all know 'stress' very well. What if you could turn STRESS into SUCCESS? Learn how with special guest Rob Pennington, PhD. Increase your influence in 2021! Improve performance, lead more effectively, and collaborate better. AVOID the one thing that causes most conflicts and misunderstandings. Quickly reco…
 
Welcome to the latest edition of the Canadian Job Search Podcast. This week we interview Fawn Germer. Fawn is one of America's most sought-after keynote speakers on leadership. A four-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated investigative journalist, she is the bestselling author of nine books, including Oprah's pick Hard Won Wisdom. She provides you with ins…
 
In this episode (which she tried to talk herself out of recording due to not wanting to wade into the heightened opinions), Gina Visram is sharing her careers inspiration courtesy of that interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry by Oprah. This episode doesn't feature commentary on the interview itself or the people involved but recognises how …
 
If you are tired and confused when it comes to connecting virtually with others - this is the right show for you! With special guest: Chris Coladonato, CPTD - an expert in Remote Work Environments. How to easily build relationships using the tech tools at your fingertips Why building relationships seems harder in the virtual space Creating small mo…
 
It's time. Time to talk about your CV. To create it. Review it. Improve it. It's time. As much as recruitment processes have evolved in some sectors, it remains true that your CV is essential... whether you are applying for work experience, a placement year or a graduate job. Even when organisations use an application form, some of them will ask fo…
 
Hot on the heels of the last episode about "why" networking is essential, this episode goes into detail about the "how"... in 5 top networking tips for students and new graduates. Remember: Networking is about "relationship building" and meaningful connections. Tune in to this episode for 5 ideas of how you can do that... and guess what, the first …
 
Are you suffering from pandemic fatigue or maybe you don't know WHAT to feel from one minute to the next? With special guest: Sapna Aggarwal, CELC, MBC, CPC - Certified Mindset NeuroCoach. We discuss: What does overwhelm look like- signs of spotting it What overwhelm does to our brain and body What can we do about it? What is in our power?…
 
Networking is essential for efficient career navigation and advancement... so important that the title isn't even posed as a question this time! Students... stop the scroll through your device and dive into this episode. For many who are succeeding and progressing in their career, potentially even securing jobs during the most challenging of econom…
 
Let's talk about apprenticeships! This episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast focuses on apprenticeships in the UK. What is an apprenticeship? How do they work? Who is eligible? Is there a minimum and maximum age? What is better... a degree or apprenticeship? (Spoiler alert: One of the most exciting apprenticeship options combines the two!) A…
 
Welcome to the first podcast of the Canadian Job Search Podcast in 2021. This week we interview Elliot Ng. Elliot is an executive and career coach with Make Things Happen Coaching. Elliot educates and enlightens people to find the job that's right for them. He provides you with insight to be more empowered in your next job. He covers: How much time…
 
As a huge fan of the professional network LinkedIn, it is time for us to begin the discussion about why you, as a student en route to employment, should have a presence on the professional network, LinkedIn. The vision of LinkedIn is to "create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce" (yes - that will include you!) and at the …
 
Sometimes the seemingly basic questions are the points that are the most important to explore. Today's episode looks at "How do I find a job?" It is a question which some of the brightest students you could hope to come across ask, and as such a useful question and answer to share here. How do I find a job? (How to find a job) In this episode, ther…
 
Your mental atmosphere has A LOT to do with your success! With special guest Denise Csaky, PCC. Do you have the mindset to grow your career - or sabotage it? Denise and I chat about the top success secrets of top performers.1. How mindset affects your career and your life2. What to do when it starts to feel like 'too much'3. Top tips for staying fo…
 
This one will raise a smile... In this episode, Gina has a quick conversation with her 4-year old about goals and goal setting (Yup... seriously!). The lack of filter from kids is so refreshing and the honesty about the goals that come to mind is funny. An impromptu discussion with a child this age about this topic is fascinating - and a great remi…
 
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