Episodes
Kathryn Troutman is the author of 28 books on Federal job seeking. She wrote the first book on the Federal resume, the Federal Resume Guidebook, in 1996 when the government went online with their jobs site, USAJOBS.gov. Today she is known as the Federal Resume Guru. Kathryn is the Founder and President of The Resume Place, Inc., a service business located in Baltimore, MD, specializing in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching in the Federal...
Published 05/25/22
Published 05/25/22
Eleana Pastore is a people development strategist who works to influence the world by creating and providing the best resources to develop people. She disrupts the leadership education market by delivering top-notch leadership and career development to clients everywhere. Find her work: https://elenapastore.com/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/willwork4podcast/message
Published 05/19/22
Sidney Morss is a content and social media manager with a knack for backend platform management. She’s also a standup comedian, consultant, and Tik Tok star. She shares her journey of transitioning from the stage to content creation, having her boss discover her Tik Tok channel, and navigating the balance of producing videos and life offline.  Check out her work --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/willwork4podcast/message
Published 05/12/22
Alex D. Tremble is an award-winning speaker, author, and leadership expert who has over 10 years of experience coaching and advising some of our nation’s most senior-level government leaders. Alex began his career managing three government-wide senior leadership development programs, and quickly went on to establish GPS Leadership Solutions LLC., while publishing two bestselling books ("Reaching Senior Leadership: 10 Growth Strategies Every Government Leader Should Know” and “The GPS Guide to...
Published 05/09/22
Dr. Eli Joseph is an author, educator, and TEDx speaker who currently serves as a faculty member at Columbia University and Queens College and as a partner and medical examiner at ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics company. His new book, The Perfect Rejection Resume: A Reader’s Guide to Building a Career Through Failure (February 15, 2022), compiles lessons about failure from his own life experiences and those of seven influential thought leaders. Learn more at drelijoseph.com. --- Send in a...
Published 04/29/22
D & B sit with Rusty Gaillard, a coach helping executives succeed in their current and new roles. A former worldwide director of finance, Rusty walked away from 13 years at Apple to become a coach when he became more interested in his InnerTech than in external success. He now helps others turn off autopilot, ask better questions, and write their own rules for success. His book "Breaking the Code" is launched on June 21, 2021. Check it out here: svdreambuilders.ck.page/rom --- This...
Published 04/20/22
Vik Kapoor is an ICF-certified professional coach at the PCC level who helps his clients utilize their strengths, dial down the drama, and find meaning in every area of life. Though he works with a range of middle-managers and senior executives, his focus is on emerging leaders and rising stars. Connect with Vik here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vikapoor/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/willwork4podcast/message
Published 04/13/22
D & B sit down with Daniel Sih, co-founder of Spacemakers, a productivity consulting group for busy leaders. Daniel's book "Spacemaker - how to unplug, unwind and think clearly in the digital age," not only tells us why it is important to create space away from technology, it provides clear strategies on how to create one's own "technical sabbatical" each week.  You can find Daniel's work here: https://spacemakers.com.au/book/ Download free videos and chapters:...
Published 04/07/22
This week for another Name That Job segment, D & B sit with Talaya Dendy, founder of On the Other Side LLC. Talaya Dendy is a Cancer Doula, Cancer Thriver, Cancer Health Equity Consultant, Mental Health First Aider, and Podcaster who has dedicated her career to advocating for, guiding, supporting, and empowering people diagnosed with cancer. Talaya hosts the Navigating Cancer TOGETHER podcast, and she has been a guest on numerous podcasts. Authority Magazine and Thrive Global featured...
Published 03/31/22
For this Name That Job, D & B sit with Marie Alessi. Marie Alessi has chosen to dedicate her journey to interrupting the stigma of grief. After losing her husband to a brain aneurysm, she founded the Movement “Loving Life after Loss” and now inspires others in processing their loss, by being a shining example of choosing Love over falling apart. She shares her story and offers examples of the type of mindset and healing practices she provides her clients.  Find her work at...
Published 03/23/22
D & B sit down with Leah Ellis of Endeavor Financial Coaching. She teaches fed-up Americans how to break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and reach their money goals. She is here to help calm the financial worries of families, solopreneurs, and small businesses ready to take control of their money. No matter your age or financial situation, she will help you dispel money myths and slay money dragons! www.endeavorfinancialcoaching.com --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 03/16/22
D & B sit down with Miss Perron, membership manager at the Center for Investigative Reporting. She speaks of how she used her passion for creativity and interest in social justice to help find her career in non-profit development and marketing. She shares the steps she took to develop her skills in digital marketing, strategies for feeling comfortable with remote onboarding, and recommendations for those wanting to start a career supporting non-profits.  To learn more about Reveal from...
Published 02/23/22
D & B sit with Nathalie Marc-Charles, career strategist and founder of Uplift Your Career. She speaks of how she supports working moms (and others) to find careers that not only push forward their professional goals but also fit the needs of their life & lifestyle. Whether it is finding a workplace that has progressive childcare policies, hybrid/remote workplaces, or other needed benefits for your life, Nathalie helps us understand how informational interviewing is a valuable tool to...
Published 02/16/22
D & B sit with June Caloroso, Build With June Consulting, to hear how she supports job seekers who are looking to pivot into a new sector or role. The episode includes a role-play of the types of questions/suggestions she presents to potential clients who know what they want but are unclear of the steps to take to get into their new desired positions. June also speaks to the reflective practice of Ikagari, which helped her find clarity and direction when she was recreating her...
Published 02/09/22
D & B sit down with Danielle Evans of Dollarswithdani to hear her advice for those looking to get ahead financially. She shares how anyone can start to feel stable and successful by personalizing their budget to match their financial goals, building a rainy-day fund, and recognizing their power when accepting your next job offer! It's a great episode for all who are feeling anxious and strained to help establish a strong foundation at the beginning of the year.  --- Send in a voice...
Published 02/03/22
D & B sat with Virginia Franco to hear how to approach online applications and the formidable ATS. Virginia offers specific and concrete examples of how to clearly showcase your experience and talents, as well as what language you want to include whenever you apply online. She reminds us that its best to have networked before applying to ensure that your resume gets read whenever you are trying to apply for this type of position.  --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 01/27/22
We're off for the next couple of weeks but here is a compilation of the some of our great speakers and the lessons they taught us in 2021. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/willwork4podcast/message
Published 01/12/22
Last year, D & B sat with Andre Perry, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, to discuss his latest work, Know Your Price. He spoke of the historical inequality and wealth gap that exists for black Americans. His latest research focuses on six cities with predominately black populations to illustrate the economic inequality in terms of employment and wealth that exists between the average white and black households in America. Finally, Dr. Perry issued a call to all in the community to...
Published 01/05/22
This was one of our best conversations from Season 1. D & B speak with Son Nguyen about how to construct your LinkedIn profile to present you as a well-rounded human. Son speaks of the importance of passively and actively building your LinkedIn network to help identify the path you want for your career by identifying others who are already in the positions you would like to pursue. Whether you immediately reach out or follow their profiles, it's a great way to learn about the future you...
Published 12/31/21
D & B sit down with Mike Lander, Chief Executive Officer for Piscari Ltd to hear his advice on how to approach any contract negotiation. He speaks of the need for preparation, deliberation, and calm as the methods to effectively and assertively establish your needs and negotiate with your employer. It's a great episode for anyone preparing for a performance review, asking for a raise, or looking to agree to a new contract in the new year. --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 12/22/21
D & B speak with Clayton Smeltzer about why he founded the Purpose-Filled Brotherhood. He speaks of a moment of realization where he realized how out of alignment he was with the person he had become. Hear his story of personal reflection, mentorship, and coaching that he used to help pull himself out of his own feelings of doubt to create a program designed to support others reach self-actualization in community.  --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 12/16/21
D & B sit with Darcy Luoma, creator of Thoughtfully Fit. She speaks of how a person can train themselves to pause, think, and then act as a way to build their intuition and make choices consciously. Whether in your personal or professional life, she speaks of how this process will help you build your core to live your life on purpose. Take her quiz to see what strategies might support your work. Music Credits: Magic Witch Beat /in work/ by Tigoolio (c) copyright 2013 Licensed under a...
Published 12/09/21
D & B sit down with Alex Love of Alex Love Consulting to hear how she supports corporations, organizations, and leaders have critical conversations with their managers and staff to align company values with practice. Alex also contributes at LevelSet, an organization that provides custom support to clients committed to hiring people who were formerly incarcerated. It's a great episode for those interested in creating a workplace that is humane and equitable.  Music Credits: Magic...
Published 12/01/21
D & B sit down with Eddiana Rosen to hear how best to use LinkedIn to create passive interest from recruiters, how to negotiate, and how to find a company that truly values all your strengths.  Music Credits: Magic Witch Beat /in work/ by Tigoolio (c) copyright 2013 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Tigoolio/42255 Jobcentre Plus by texasradiofish (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution...
Published 12/01/21