133: How To Actually Use LinkedIn with Jeremy Schiefeling

Our guest this month is Jeremy Schifeling, Director of Consumer and Product Marketing at Khan Academy. Jeremy is also the author of the Amazon bestseller Linked: Conquer LinkedIn. Get Your Dream Job. Own Your Future. Jeremy's career has taken him from education to the tech industry, leading him to work at LinkedIn. With this insider knowledge, Jeremy lets you in on the secrets to getting the best out of LinkedIn. What you will learn: *How to stand out from the crowd on LinkedIn *How to be the…


132: How to Become a Non-Executive Director with Sarah Pierman

Our guest this month is Sarah Pierman. Sarah is a non-executive director and CEO of Dynamic Boards. Sarah began her journey in the non-executive director world at 29 and noticed the challenges to get access to board vacancies. With Dynamic Boards, Sarah now helps connect people to board opportunities.   What you will learn: * The importance of all types of diversity on a board * The responsibilities of a non-executive director * What it takes to become a non-executive director * Sarah's…


How to Brand Yourself and Raise Your Profile with Joseph Liu

Our guest this month is Joseph Liu. Joseph is a public speaker, career consultant, and host of the Career Relaunch® podcast. Joseph helps professionals define and market their personal brands more effectively when making a career transition. Previously he worked for more than 10 years in brand management in the US and UK. What you will learn: *The biggest mistakes candidates make when branding themselves *How to grow your visibility *How to make the most of LinkedIn *The 3 keys to re-branding…


How to Switch Your Career and Find Your Superpowers with Lucia Knight

Our guest this month is Lucia Knight. Lucia is the founder of Midlife Unstuck and describes herself as a mid-life career satisfaction designer. She's also the author of X Change: How to torch your work treadmill. Previously she was a headhunter at Page Executive where she focused on board level positions. What you will learn: *How to get the best out of working with search firms *The biggest mistakes candidates make *How to prepare for an interview- The Inverted Pyramid model *How to find your…


How to Break Into Startups and the UK Tech Scene with David Morris

Our guest this month is David Morris. David is Head of Technology and Media Careers at London Business School. For the last 17 years he's been connecting students to the technology and digital world at both startups and multinationals. He has a really strong network in the London tech scene via VCs, incubators, accelerators, and also the wider technology scene. What you will learn: *The value in working at a startup *The steps for interviewing at a startup or tech company *How to research for…


How to Position Yourself with Recruiters with Francesca Lahiguera

Our guest this month is Francesca Lahuguera. Francesca is an Engagement Manager at Lancor, which is a global retained search firm. She's been in the search field for more than 20 years and currently specializes in board-level search mandates, including CEOs, CFOs, board directors and private equity operating partners. In this episode, we really dive into how the search world operates and how we can best operates and how we can best position ourselves. You will learn: *How to work with…


How to Get Hired by Google and Big Tech with Fredric Kalinke

Our guest this month is Frederic Kalinke. Frederic runs Exactimo, a company that delivers digital boot camps to business school students across the world. Previously, Frederic worked at Google on their marketing and sales graduate program, where he managed millions in advertising budgets. You will learn: * Google's application process * Google's 4 pillars for every job candidate * The skills that make you stand out at Google * How to get an internal at Google * How to create 'reviews' and not…


How to Get Hired by Amazon with Tom Lawrance

For the final episode of 2021, Jane Barrett is joined by Tom Lawrance. Tom is currently Head of Careers in Global Industries for University of Oxford's Saïd Business School. Prior to that, he was at Amazon for 11 years where he ran the team responsible for hiring MBAs into Amazon's consumer and finance leadership programs across Europe. In this episode Tom will take you through every step of Amazon's hiring process. What you will learn: - The application process at Amazon - How to align…


An Insider's Guide to Getting a Job at Boston Consulting Group with Mike Mascarenhas

Our guest this month is Mike Mascarenhas. Mascarenhas is an International Campus Recruiting Lead for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and is based in Barcelona. Previously he was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers and worked at IESE Business School, which is where he got his MBA. In this episode he takes you behind the scenes of BCG's recruiting process and what BCG looks for in job candidates. What you will learn: - The application process at BCG - What makes an impressive application -…


How to get your book published with Aliya Ali-Afzal

Our guest this month is Aliya Ali-Afzal. Ali-Afzal has been a career coach for more than 15 years and is currently a freelance career coach with The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program. In addition to her coaching, she's also author of the recent book, Would I Lie to You?, and is a creative writing mentor at Jericho Writers. In this episode Ali-Afzal describes how she went from having no background in writing to obtaining a two-book deal from a leading publisher. What's remarkable is she's done…