Career change, promotion, new job, COVID layoff... we tackle it ALL in this week's new episode with Lauren McGoodwin of CAREER CONTESSA! Lauren shares invaluable tips on interviewing and resume-building to help you stand out (you HAVE to listen to her RESUME DEALBREAKERS... you might be making a few!). Robin shares fascinating insight as an entrepreneur and boss, spilling what she looks for from her employees and her NUMBER ONE interview pet peeve! In this episode, you'll learn various networking strategies, how to land mentors, and how to create meaningful professional relationships to propel your career forward. Think it's too late to change your career path? NO WAY! Use Lauren and Robin's career-change tips and start living the life you dream of! You'll be motivated to put yourself out there after listening. Stay until the end for a fun game about keeping your boss happy!
Lauren McGoodwin is Career Contessa’s CEO, #1 power-move advocate, and has a life mission to help women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren launched Career Contessa in 2013 out of her master’s thesis project to close the gap in career development resources for women. Career Contessa now helps over 2 million women each year with their careers through content, online learning courses, and job listings.
Formerly, Lauren was a Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and talent development. She has a Bachelor's in Education from University of Oregon and a Master’s in Communication Management from USC where she wrote her thesis on millennial women and career resources.
Lauren has spoken at TED Women, Watermark Conference for Women, and South by Southwest, appeared on Cheddar TV, Good Day LA, and regularly contributes on career advice to outlets like Good Morning America, Goop, and more. Lauren is also the host of Career Contessa’s podcast, The Femails, covering all things work, women, and traits of success, and just released her first book, Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose, from Harper Business, and loves to stay in touch on Instagram:
More information at www.careercontessa.com and www.powermovesbook.com