Graduate Job Podcast

In episode 44 of the Graduate Job Podcast, I am joined again by one of my most popular guests, career coach and best-selling author John Lees, as we delve into his new book, The Success Code. John shares his expert advice on the tips, tricks and strategies you need to employ to ensure that your job search is a success. We explore why you need to think about self-projection and not self-promotion as you look for a job, why you definitely shouldn’t be trying to sell yourself, and the power of asking questions. No matter where you are on your job search, this is an episode you will not want to miss. As always, all links we discuss and a full transcript are available in the show notes at  Before we start a quick request from me, your feedback helps me to create the episodes you want to hear, so I’ve set up a super simple and very quick survey, as I want the show to best serve your needs. It’s got 5 questions and will take you a minute, so please check it out at . I look forward to hearing your thoughts. But in the meantime, let’s crack on with the show.


  • How to talk about yourself in an authentic way
  • Why you need self-projection and not self-promotion when it comes to your job search
  • The power of utilising your alumni network to find a job
  • Why you should ask yourself, what does this person need to commit to the next step?
  • What you can learn from a stand-up comedian to improve your job search
  • Why you shouldn’t be trying to sell yourself
  • The power of asking questions
Direct download: 44_-_GJP.mp3
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