In this episode, I explain why, when it comes to job prospects and career advancement for Gen-X, “reality bites.” I propose a rebranding of Gen-X based not on the generation’s … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E5: Rebranding Gen-X, Coolhunting, Do You Know Steve Spatz?
Hear my chat with Co-founder of Oregon’s SalesFirst Recruiting, Adam Morris, as he shares how being stranded at a bus stop led to founding and running a successful business. Adam … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E4: SalesFirst Recruiting Co-Founder Adam Morris
Topics Review of Canva.com Retrospective of Band of the Day app from 2011-2015 The story behind the term “420”, excerpt from the Criminal podcast Uber is being sued for ‘predatory … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E3: Marketing Director Matt Cisneros, Uber Ethics, Origin of “420”
Topics: 10 Tricks to Influence People How to Write a Better College Paper Travel Tips Interview with Digital Media Professional Josh Rein Book Recommendation: The Four Agreements Music Don’t You … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast E1S2: Interview with Josh Rein, Travel Tips
Topics Joyfear, is it good, is it bad? turns out, it’s both How I focused through a major life change What is Radio iDeal Radio? Five Reasons I volunteered to … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E1: Joyfear, Resumes & Why I Listen to Podcasts
This is my mentor session as a volunteer DJ and my first time in the KPSU radio booth! I shake the nerves off, explain the premise of the show, demonstrate … Continue reading Real iDeal Radio Podcast S1E0: Music Beds, The Grammys, Elvis Bar
My first memory is from Christmas, 1980. I just turned four years old. I remember waddling into my bedroom led by my grandparents, and what I saw standing there was magnificent…a … Continue reading Highlights and Resolutions
Here’s a quick update on my goals for summer break. Home Garden √ Boom! These dishes are done. Here are over 30 photos showing the whole process. Thanks to neighbor Bud … Continue reading Summer Goals Update
When I read articles about how to nail a job interview, I often see good tips like “display confidence”, “enunciate your answers”, and “frame your answers in a way that … Continue reading Better Interview Phrasing: Three Things I Learned From My Career Coach, Part #3
This is a job you’ve wanted for a while. It’s perfect for you; a natural step up in your career with more responsibility, better pay, and an opportunity to make … Continue reading Write Your Own Positioning Statement: Three Things I Learned From My Career Coach #2
This job is perfect for you. Your customized resumé is ready to go and you’re about to submit your application. Then you see it. “Resumés without cover letters will not be … Continue reading Write a Better Cover Letter: Three Things I Learned From My Career Coach, Part #1
“Be inclusive of others.” That was just one of the many important lessons I learned from my grandmother Mary. Over the years, I’ve noticed an opportunity for us to be … Continue reading Master the Art of the Introduction
One term down, six to go. For this post I’ll give an update on school, my career transition, and how I’m spending time when I’m not studying. Spring Term is … Continue reading Career Transition Update: One Down, Six To Go.
Once upon a time, burnout got the best of me. Why? I got comfortable. Too comfortable. I enjoyed what I was doing so much, coaching new employees, building relationships, managing … Continue reading How I Beat Burnout Like a Drum
We live in the hyperlink era, and a good understanding of the latest and most effective digital tools can aid you in your job search and set you apart from … Continue reading 5 Digital Tools for the Empowered Job Seeker
My 11 year journey as a people manager was an amazing experience. Hired at 22 fresh out of college, I all but grew up in a successful organization where I … Continue reading My Top 3 Mistakes as a People Manager