Graduate Job Podcast

For episode 34 of the Graduate Job Podcast we have for the first time a BAFTA award winner on the show, the absolutely fascinating Geoff Thompson. We go deep this week, as Geoff and I delve into the topic of fear, and how it might be holding you back in your search for a job. What fears are holding you back from getting that graduate job? What stories are you telling yourself in your job search which are stopping you from applying to the job of your dreams? It’s a captivating episode, and it’s one you’re going to want to listen to more than once. As always, all links to everything we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/fear. Before we start don’t forget, I love to hear your feedback so do get in touch either by email or twitter, on twitter I’m @GradjobPodcast, and email is hello@graduatejobpodcast.com. What you love, people or companies you’d like to see on the show, I’d love to hear your thoughts, so send them all my way. But now without further ado, let’s push straight on with episode 34.

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The fears that might be holding you back as you search for a job
  • Why you should be writing down a list of all your fears
  • Why confronting your fears is protein powder for the soul
  • How you can confront your limiting beliefs which are hindering your job search
Direct download: 34_-_Fear_and_Your_Job_Search_-_GJP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:37pm EST

In episode 33 of the Graduate Job Podcast I speak with author Inge Woudstra, as we explore issues of gender and recruitment. We cover a wide range of topics, from the role that gender plays in how and why people apply for graduate jobs, whether women in particular should change their approach to succeed in the recruitment process, through to the most effective way to ask for a pay rise. Male or female, this is an episode, you’re not going to want to miss. As always, all links to everything we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/gender. Before we start don’t forget, I love to hear your feedback so do get in touch either by email or twitter, on twitter I’m @GradjobPodcast, and email is hello@graduatejobpodcast.com. What you love, people or companies you’d like to see on the show, I’d love to hear your thoughts, so send them all my way. But now without further ado, let’s jump feet first into episode 33.

Direct download: GJP33_-_Be_Gender_Smart_in_Your_Job_Search_with_Inge_Woudstra.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28am EST

Welcome to the 32nd episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. We focus down again for episode 32, which is the second of our two part special on graduate jobs in social work, as I speak to Ivan Wise, Recruitment Director at Think Ahead. We delve into Think Ahead and its ground breaking 26 month graduate social work programme, examining what exactly it is, how you apply, and how you can stand out. We discuss the application process in detail and also cover why you should consider Think Ahead as your fast-track into a career in mental health social work. If you’ve ever thought about a career in social work then this is an episode you won’t want to miss. As always, links to all we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/Thinkahead. This episode came about after a request from a listener, so if you have any particular people or industries you would like me to speak to on future shows, drop me a mail at hello@graduatejobpodcast.com. I read everything and I can’t wait to hear from you. But, let’s not dilly dally, and hop straight across to episode 32.

 

 

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What Think Ahead is and why you should apply
  • The importance of their 7 attributes in the application process
  • Why you need dust down your webcam and record a short video
  • Top tips to make your online application stand out from the crowd
  • Everything you need to know about the Think Ahead assessment centre
  • Why speaking to a current mental health social worker should be on your to-do list!
Direct download: How_to_Get_a_Job_with_Think_Ahead_-_GJP_32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:32am EST

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