940: How to Find the Best Job for you that Actually Exists with Lauren McGoodwin
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Lauren McGoodwin challenges the notion of the “dream job” and makes the case for pursuing the “good-enough” job.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why the dream job actually doesn’t exist  2) The true drivers of happiness at work  3) Why to become invaluable–not indispensable  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep940 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT LAUREN —  Lauren founded Career Contessa in 2013 after experiencing a gap in career development resources for women who might be job searching, soul searching, leading and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. With women accounting for more than 50% of the workforce and the workforce being less defined than ever before, it seemed crazy (and outdated) that a resource for us didn't exist.  Fast-forward to today, Career Contessa is now the largest online career site built inclusively for women. Lauren is also author of Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (2020), co-host of The Career Contessa podcast, and an educator/speaker on a variety of career topics.  Formerly, Lauren was a University Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and program management. Lauren has a Bachelors in Education from the University of Oregon and a Masters in Communication Management from the University of Southern California where she wrote her thesis on millennials and career resources.  When not Contessa-ing, you can find Lauren spending time with her family in Redondo Beach, CA where she lives with her husband and daughter.  • Book: Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose  • LinkedIn: Lauren McGoodwin  • Podcast: Career Contessa  • Website: LaurenMcGoodwin.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW —  • Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear  • Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown  — THANK YOU SPONSORS! —  • Wildhealth. Take control of your health and get 20% off at wildhealth.com/AWESOME with code AWESOME. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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