During this isolation period, more and more individuals are turning to podcasts for entertainment. Top categories people typically tune into are about design, food, music, history, politics, or comedy. Although they’re a fun way to dive into a hobby, learn something new, or pass time, podcasts can also help you achieve career growth and success. Below are three recommended podcasts you can download that will motivate and inspire you when job searching during the pandemic.
- Business Casual by Morning Brew (4.5/5-star rating)
Business Casual is a podcast hosted by Kinsey Grant, a writer at Morning Brew- a daily newsletter designed for business professionals that covers content from stock market recaps, short briefs on important business news of the day, and lifestyle content. In this podcast series, Kinsey gets close and personal each week with top CEOS, thought leaders, and high-profile experts to talk about breaking business news in a ‘business casual’ manner.
Featured Episode: How COVID-19 Impacts Your Personal Finance
This episode features Ramit Sethi, money expert and author of I Will Teach You to Be Rich, and his perspective on personal finance in the age of the coronavirus pandemic. Sethi talks about the importance of an emergency fund, what you should do if you’re low on funds, and how and where individuals can find (earning potential) opportunities during a recession.
- Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job (5/5-star rating)
This podcast is hosted by Mac Prichard and Mac’s List team, a Pacific Northwest job board working to help local job seekers and employers connect through high-quality job listings, accessible advice, and real conversations. Each week they invite nationally-recognized experts on job hunting to discuss and share insider secrets and job search tips on how to get a great job and develop a purposeful career.
Featured Episode: Job Interview Tips in a COVID-19 World with Toni Patterson
In this episode, host Mac Prichard interviews Toni Patterson, a career and success mentor. She discusses the vast difference between conducting a job search in a stay-at-home world versus the norm. She shares tips for video meetings, body language, and multiple resources for resume reviewing and online profile updating.
- The Mel Robbins Show (4.5/5-star rating)
The Mel Robbins Show is a talk show hosted by the leading global motivational speaker and best-selling author of the 5 Second Rule, Mel Robbins. The podcast features women-centric content that enables individuals to conquer their everyday problems with tools Mel provides.
Some of the team members at JOHNLEONARD saw Mel speak live at a conference last March and highly recommend checking out her show. Her energy and positivity are contagious and inspiring.
Featured Episode: On the Edge of Burnout
With stress levels and tensions at an all-time high, individuals could be on the verge of burnout and not even realize it. Mel talks about the dangers of burnout and how to recognize the signs.
If you’re looking for some motivation or job seeking guidance, give these podcasts a listen. Each episode capitalizes on a different topic that could be useful if you’re job hunting during the current pandemic. For more career advice contact one of our Staffing Consultants today!
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