Podcast & YouTube

February 14, 2018

Accelerate Your Professional Growth with Joni Holderman

As someone who reads hundreds of resumes a week, I can tell you that a resume is more than just a piece of paper that contains […]
January 31, 2018

How To Fully Vet A Job Opportunity

Rumor has it, many of us like to explore another job opportunity at the start of the new year, namely, Q1. Whether you are happily employed, […]
January 17, 2018

From hobbies to an elevated career – Steven Savage

Happy 2018 and our first episode this year! So, for our podcast today, I’ve invited someone who is an active practitioner of turning hobbies and passion […]
December 19, 2017

#DearRecruiter with Bryan and Jon

Welcome to episode 45, our last podcast for 2017.  In episode 40, Bryan, Jon and I shared our thoughts on this article.  At the end of our […]
December 6, 2017

Career Planning for 2018

Welcome to Smart Career Planning. I worked on a podcast series titled “How to break the glass ceiling” last year. And I have Dana Shaw Arimoto came on […]
November 23, 2017

How being financially responsible benefits your career

Many of us make poor career decisions when we are in a financial pinch.  Time and time again, I see job seekers quickly jump from one […]
November 8, 2017

Dear Recruiter with Jane and Jimmy

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 42.  This is also our monthly #DearRecruiter series.  I’m excited about our new guests, Jane Fan and Jimmy Tran. Jane […]
October 15, 2017

Special Dear Recruiter Podcast

Welcome to episode #41, I know we usually have Dear Recruiter podcast once a month. But I recently received two questions I thought many of you can […]
October 3, 2017

Dear Recruiter Monthly Series – Bryan Krajeski and Jon Nowakowski

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 40.  This is also our monthly #DearRecruiter series.  I’m excited about our new guests, Bryan Krajeski and Jon Nowakowski. Bryan […]
September 27, 2017

How to create a winning resume – new graduates edition

For those of you who graduated this year, congratulations on the new chapter of your life! You might have gone through series of job applications, rejections […]
September 20, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Best Practices with Jason Clause

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 40. I usually have recruiters or coaches come on our show to speak. Today is a bit different. Our guest […]
September 14, 2017

Interview with Erin Wilson | HirePool.io

Our guest today, Erin Wilson, is the founder of hirepool, inc. hirepool, inc is a CRM system for job seekers. It offers job seekers a place to […]
September 6, 2017

Dear Recruiter: Recruitment trend

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 39.  For this month’s Dear Recruiter podcast, I invited Keith Halperin and Tim Hansen back to discuss specific recruitment trends. […]
August 22, 2017

Advanced degree and career growth

  Welcome to episode 38.  As much as I’m a believer of a quality education, I am also a believer of gaining quality professional experience.  As […]
July 11, 2017

Shift your mindset

  Welcome to Smart Career Planning.  In today’s podcast, I am going to address mindset. Mindset is an incredibly powerful tool that only we have the […]
June 20, 2017

How To Be An Effective Networker

Welcome to episode 35.  I’m very excited about our guest, Albert Qian.  Not only is Albert is an accomplished B2B marketer, he’s also the Founder of […]
June 6, 2017

Interview with Michelle Augenstein – Corner Office Image

  Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 34.  I came across Michelle Augenstein’s work on LinkedIn, and I was immediately drawn to her.  Michelle’s company, The […]
May 23, 2017

Is it really a candidate’s market?

  Welcome to episode 33 and our third DearRecruiter Series.  The Dear Recruiter series aims to explain why the decision-making process of a recruiter or hiring […]
May 9, 2017

How to be story driven

Hi everyone, welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode #32.  Many of you really liked my podcast with Pamela Prather addressing the technical part of “Presence.” For […]
April 25, 2017

To talk numbers or not to talk numbers?

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 31.  For this month’s DearRecruiter podcast, we have two wonderful speakers, Vivi Fenwick and Alan Bailey.  If their names seem […]
April 11, 2017

The Career-Changing Magic of Presence Coaching – Pamela Prather

Welcome to Smart Career Planning episode #30.  I recently posted an article titled “Three books to read this quarter for professional growth.” One of the books […]
March 28, 2017

Negotiate or not negotiate?

Welcome to our first monthly #dearrecruiter podcast series.  I know some of you listened to my “teaser” episode about a month ago, but this is the […]
March 14, 2017

Episode 28: Dear Recruiter

As I mentioned in my previous episode, I’m putting together a monthly recruitment and hiring trend podcast series and have recruitment professionals join me to talk […]
February 28, 2017

Risk, Passion and Career Growth

For episode #27, I am going to replay of one of the most popular podcasts titled “The Benefits of a Side Gig” with Amanda Wowk from […]
February 14, 2017

How to stand out as an emergent professional

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 26.  I recently posted a whitepaper for the soon to be graduates on my social media channel.  Many of you emailed […]
January 31, 2017

How to leverage performance review to advance your career

I am dedicating Q1 to discuss topics that will help you develop a powerful 30-60-90 day career plan.  This particular podcast is specifically for individuals who want […]
January 17, 2017

What’s Up, Coach?

Welcome to Smart Career Planning, episode 24.  I’m very excited about our guest today, Anthony Hogan.  Anthony is a personal friend of mine and we met […]
January 3, 2017

Job Interview Preparation Tips

Happy 2017 and welcome to Smart Career Planning episode #23.  I hope everyone had a restful holiday.  In this quarter, I will explore the idea of personal […]
November 29, 2016

How to plan for 2017

For my listeners in the United States, I hope everyone had a restful Thanksgiving.  This is going to be our last episode for the year, as […]
November 8, 2016

Secrets to breaking the glass ceiling

Welcome to our 20th episode.  For our podcast today, I’m going to talk about lessons I’d learned about breaking the glass ceiling from a book signing […]
October 28, 2016

How to break the glass ceiling – with Dana Shaw-Arimoto

Welcome to our 19th episode.  Our guest speaker today is Dana Shaw-Arimoto.  I met Dana at a Women Leadership event sponsored by Intuit.  There were four […]
October 11, 2016

How to break the glass ceiling – with Gizelle Robinson

As I mentioned in my last episode, I am creating a 3-podcast series titled “How to break the glass ceiling.”  For our 18th episode, and our […]
September 27, 2016

Wiser way to manage your time

This is a replay of our episode on time management.  With us approaching Q4 and 2017, I think it’s time for us to revisit some fundamentals […]
September 16, 2016

How to turn fear into an engine for success

  Welcome to our 16th episode, we are going to talk about fears.  As many times as you’ve heard growing up that fears are bad, as […]
August 30, 2016

Upside of having a side gig – Amanda Wowk

  I interviewed Amanda back in episode #5.  I reached out to Amanda at that time because I’m really curious as to what other recruiters look […]
August 16, 2016

Job Interview and Career Clinic Q&A – August Edition

Every other Friday, I host a Career Clinic addressing questions my audience has about career journey mapping and job interviewing.  We had a fantastic Career Clinic […]
August 2, 2016

From networking to career building

I wrote an article last year titled “How to create demand for you?”  The premise of the article is: there are things you can do to […]
July 19, 2016

Benefits of putting yourself out there

You have heard me talk about “putting yourself out there” over and over again in my previous episode.  I am going to dedicate the entire 12th […]
July 5, 2016

Career lessons learned as a recruiter in the last decade

For our 11th episode, I am going to talk about career lessons I’d learned as a recruiter.  In the last decade, I have heard plenty of […]
June 28, 2016

Entrepreneurial approach to career growth opportunity

For our podcast today, I interviewed a very creative job seeker who put together an incredible email and digital marketing campaign for himself. His name is […]
June 14, 2016

Tips for finding a perfect job – Vivi Fenwick

Our guest for today’s episode is Vivi Fenwick from Vivifenwick Consulting.  In addition to recruiting, Vivi also coaches small to medium size businesses on best hiring […]
May 31, 2016

How to prepare for a technical interview and beyond – with Dan Medlin

For our 8th episode, I interviewed Dan Medlin, Talent Acquisition Manager at ARM, who will share with us the profile of a high-caliber candidate.  If you […]
May 17, 2016

What do recruiters look for – with Alan Bailey

  Alan Bailey has over a decade of recruitment experience. In our 7th episode, Alan will share with us tips to score well in a job […]
May 10, 2016

What do recruiters look for – with Clare Baustista

  In our 6th episode today, Clare Bautista, Talent Acquisition Manager at Tech Technology Solutions, a fast-growing technology consulting company based in San Francisco, California. Not […]
April 18, 2016

What are you looking for – with Amanda Wowk

For our 5th episode, we have our first guest speaker, Amanda Wowk, Founder of Amanda Wowk Creative.  Amanda has about a decade of recruitment experience across […]
March 27, 2016

What Are You Looking For – Part I

This is the first of a 5-episode series titled “What are you looking for,” in which I will be discussing what do I look for a […]
March 8, 2016

Productivity Hacks

This is episode number 3.  In this episode, we will talk about a paradigm shift when it comes to how to look at your time differently […]
February 15, 2016

Episode #2: Building Strategic Alliances

  In this episode, I discuss ideas to expand your professional networks, and how you can build relationships that can broaden your career paths.
January 18, 2016

Start Your 2016 Right

In our first Smart Career Building podcast episode, we will discuss how to go about mapping out your career in 2016.