Category: Podcast

How can I find ideas for my next job? (TPOY061)

Many of us feel the urge to move on from our current job and don’t get very far because we don’t know what else we could do.  This microcast identifies some ways to look at what we have… Read More

I sometimes feel I am getting in my own way with my negative thoughts – what can I do to overcome this? (TPOY060)

Whenever we are in a new or unfamiliar situation, like being out of a job, we tend to doubt ourselves and pay more attention to our fears than when we feel secure and in familiar territory.  The bad… Read More

Can you give me an example of a good accomplishment story? (TPOY059)

This microcast is the first in a series of samples that provide some ideas for the components of a good story.  This story is a little over two minutes and 300 words. Other Power of You microcasts referred… Read More

How do I get to the point where I can speak about myself with confidence? (TPOY058)

We hear a lot about selling ourselves when it comes to the job market.  This can be a daunting prospect, but with some up front work, can be very manageable.  This microcast shows us how to get a… Read More

Who is in my network and how do I get other people in my network? (TPOY057)

We tend to think of our network as the people we know professionally and assume that building our network involves cold calls to people we do not know or becoming some kind of super salesperson.  In fact, networking… Read More

I need to know more before I can put myself out there in the job market. How can I do this without feeling foolish? (TPOY056)

It is tempting to think that a job campaign is like a lot of other things we deal with in the 21st Century: Do the necessary work up front, push a button and your result appears.  A 19th… Read More

Interviewers are always asking me what is the best or worst or most important this or that – What is my best strategy to answer these kinds of questions? (TPOY055)

Many interview questions can take the form of what is the Best?  What is the Worst?  Or the Most, or the Least.  Don’t fall for it.  This microcast describes how to answer the question, and change the game… Read More

How can I get confidence to sell myself in the marketplace when I feel unfocused and unproductive? (TPOY054)

A job campaign has so many moving parts that it is easy to get lost in the process and end up feeling like we are engaged in random activity. In this microcast we take a step back to… Read More

Can you give me some good questions to ask my networking contacts? (TPOY053)

There are many questions we can ask our contacts.  While we will ask no two contacts the same questions, it is useful to have some basic questions to stimulate our curiosity.  The questions in this microcast are designed… Read More

What can I do to improve my negotiating position prior to getting the offer? (TPOY052)

Negotiation begins long before we receive our offer.  This microcast reviews how we can best position ourselves to improve our negotiating position starting from the time we target an organization. Other Power of You microcasts referred to in… Read More