The Job Hunting Podcast
135. Podcasting for corporate professionals: How to start your own podcast and how to be a guest.

135. Podcasting for corporate professionals: How to start your own podcast and how to be a guest.

May 23, 2022

Have you ever thought of having your own podcast? Or have you been invited to be a guest on a podcast?

In this episode, I share everything I have learned while setting up The Job Hunting Podcast. And I discuss it from the perspective of a corporate professional willing to participate in the podcast world, as opposed to a business owner like me. 

I have found that more and more corporate professionals are considering using podcasts to amplify their reputation, or alternatively, as an outlet for a hobby completely separate from day-to-day work. Moreover, many professionals are now being asked to be guests on podcasts, so I also discuss what to do if that happens to you. And if you want to be a guest, I give tips on how to approach a podcast host.

I hope you enjoy this interesting topic. I have often suggested hosting a podcast or being a guest to clients who are on career breaks or between jobs. Now I can share my tips and ideas with you.

Links mentioned in this episode:

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Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Camille Cariño

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

134. The 5 things no one tells you about job-hunting.

134. The 5 things no one tells you about job-hunting.

May 21, 2022

There are challenges in job hunting. For some professionals, these challenges are enough to make them avoid job hunting altogether. However, there are huge benefits for professionals who embrace the challenge of changing jobs, such as obtaining higher wages and more flexibility.

So, it’s crucial for professionals to move jobs, or at least learn how to move jobs so they can do so confidently when the time is right. In this episode, we look at the five things no one tells you about job hunting so you can prepare for them. If you know what they are, you can plan, address, and conquer the five challenges that may keep you from progressing in your job search and securing the job you want.

Timestamps

[00:58] LinkedIn tip: connecting vs. following

[05:17] Changing jobs every 2 to 3 years: Why do it?

[08:26] Number 1: You need to sell yourself

[11:30] Number 2: You need to do the work, not just plan for it.

[16:00] Number 3: You need to make time

[18:12] Number 4: Pitch then plan

[19:46] Number 5: You don't have to be all grown up and boring

 

Links mentioned

133. You’re not alone: What to do when everyone decides to rethink their careers.

133. You’re not alone: What to do when everyone decides to rethink their careers.

May 9, 2022

It's natural to rethink your career. We're in unprecedented times, causing many of us to review our career paths, consider taking a break or search for new opportunities.

In this episode, we will discuss strategies to increase your employability, even if you decided to take a career break, which many professionals are doing due to pandemic burnout.

When I develop ideas for episodes, I make a few assumptions about my listeners. For example, I assume they are ambitious for their career. Otherwise, why would they be listening to The Job Hunting Podcast!? I assume, of course, that they want a job and want to live their lives with purpose, as opposed to finding whatever job is available. They want to find a job aligned with their values. Leading a purposeful life is a very post-covid sentiment. Everyone wants it.

However, the outcome of two years of working and living under unusual circumstances has taken a toll. Many of us are burnout. 

People "feel so apathetic now they're having to deal with the coronavirus and feel exhausted. They literally just want to lie down with a book, or sit and watch some TV, rather than keep the momentum going by working hard," says Kerry Allen, the BBC's China media analyst.

It's normal to want to take a break. Don't be hard on yourself for feeling unmotivated.

In this episode, I will:

 Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

132. When coaching doesn’t work.

132. When coaching doesn’t work.

May 2, 2022

Engaging a career coach is considered by many professionals a difficult to make. They can't be sure of the results, and the investment is substantial, especially if you're between jobs and not earning a paycheck. It seems counterintuitive to spend money at the precise time when you need to be saving it.

For me, working with a coach was always a no-brainer. I knew what I didn't know, and I was hungry to advance faster in my career. At every opportunity, I signed up, enrolled, and paid for either professional development or career development throughout my corporate career.

Now, I am a coach. I've developed services and coaching programs that I believe are within reach of my target audience: professionals working in the corporate, public, or nonprofit sectors who want to advance in their careers with confidence and knowledge of how promotion and job hunting work. 

But working with a coach is not for everyone or every job search. If you’re contemplating signing up with a coach but are unsure if it will work for you, this episode may help you decide. 

11 reasons why you don’t need a coach:

In this episode, I will explain each of the reasons below in more detail, so you can decide if coaching will be beneficial for you or you can do without it.

  1. You know precisely what you want to do next in your career.

  2. You have done many successful job transitions in your career.

  3. You have a strong and supportive professional network.

  4. Your resume and overall job application are converting to job interviews for the jobs you want.

  5. You regularly update your resume, and it is ATS compliant.

  6. You’re comfortable on video and have experience in direct-to-camera video interviewing.

  7. You are happy where you are, job-wise and career-wise.

  8. You have a crisp pitch you’ve worked on and tested successfully.

  9. You had job interviews recently and landed jobs that were great for you.

  10. You consistently make it to the first and second stages of interviewing and believe it’s just a matter of time before you get an offer.

  11. You have been moving up in your career and achieving the goals you set out for yourself.

5 reasons why you need a coach, but it may not work for you. At least not yet:

And here are the reasons why you quite possibly need career coaching, but maybe there are other things you need to sort out first before engaging a coach:

  1. You have a very intense job and high responsibilities - including NDAs - and you may only be able to job hunt when you leave your current employment. 

  2. You can't find the time: You are so busy you have no time to invest in your career.

  3. You are having personal problems that affect your ability to commit to coaching and job searching.

  4.  You may need other types of support mechanisms before engaging in career coaching.  

  5. You don’t like being coached.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

131. How to plan for a sabbatical, enjoy it, and make a successful comeback.

131. How to plan for a sabbatical, enjoy it, and make a successful comeback.

April 25, 2022

I’ve been thinking of doing an episode about sabbatical for a long time. I tried inviting guests, but no one felt comfortable coming out publicly to talk about their experience. This made me even more interested in the whole concept of what these professionals were calling a sabbatical, what it actually was, and why it's still a taboo to take time off from a long career to do whatever else one wants to do or just recover from being laid off and burned out.

Then, last month LinkedIn changed its profile settings recently to allow professionals to identify a career break during their work experience. And in the past couple of weeks, a few prominent Australians quit their jobs. They informed that they were resigning and planning to go on a career break: The Premier of Tasmania, the CEO of the Australian Football League. And last week, a former guest of The Job Hunting Podcast and the CEO of Koko Black, Nicolas Georges. In his announcement, Peter Gutwein, former Premier of Tasmania, said that there was "nothing left in the tank."

Their message was clear: The past couple of years have taken a toll. Undoubtedly, more professionals are feeling burned out and dreaming about taking a break. So, how can we plan and enjoy a proper sabbatical and still make a triumphant return to work?

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

130. The “Big Burnout”: Post-Pandemic stress and other factor affecting your wellbeing at work with Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders.

130. The “Big Burnout”: Post-Pandemic stress and other factor affecting your wellbeing at work with Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders.

April 18, 2022

Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders are the ultimate work-wives team. They have a keen interest in women in the workplace, especially when they should be thriving professionally, but peri-menopause can cause havoc to women’s careers. Two brains are better than one, and they decided to go into business together to improve workplace wellbeing. 

In this episode, we discuss the importance of goal setting and how it can impact career and personal outcomes. We look at the importance of working as a team to achieve career and personal goals and how their blended strengths align and complement each other for their business to thrive.

We then look at the impact of the two years of the pandemic on our mental and physical health. I’ve called this episode “The Big Burnout” due to many client work this year dedicated to getting professionals out of their funk and back into life and work. So, it was beautiful to reflect on this trend I have noticed anecdotally with two health and wellness experts.

And finally, we then tackle one of my favorite topics: menopause. There is so little research and public knowledge of the impact of hormonal imbalances and career progression. For some women, perimenopause can severely and negatively affect their careers. Lisa and Natalie work with professional women and their workplaces to educate and promote better women’s career advancement policies.

I hope you enjoy this episode. Please connect with me on social media or reply to my newsletter and let me know how this episode helped you or someone you know.

 

About our Guests:

Through their company, Own Your Health Collective, Natalie Moore and Lisa Saunders help women achieve holistic health and well-being for work and life. They have been those same ambitious women who have spent days juggling the many roles and expectations, all while oblivious to the power within them. Both are fully accredited coaches who have come together with complementary passions around health and well-being by using their expertise to help women discover whole health. Natalie has specialist understanding and skills in mindset coaching and yoga and mindfulness as life-changing tools to support full health. Lisa focuses on making change manageable by teaching practical and achievable strategies around nutrition for optimal health and wellbeing. 

To learn more about their work and connect with them:

Timestamps:

[07:47] The importance of goal setting and the importance of working together

[11:31] What do your strengths mean, and how to use them

[18:59] The Big Burnout: After two years of the pandemic, it’s catching up with us

[21:32] What can companies do to help their employees with health and wellbeing

[28:23] The importance of building good habits 

[30:51] Menopausal symptoms and how they can affect women in the workplace

[35:41] How companies can help women going through menopause

[38:34] How women can prepare for hormonal imbalances at work 

[40:09] What is perimenopause?

[53:37] Renata’s three reasons to love perimenopause

Links are mentioned in this episode.

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

129. What is ATS tracking and how it works: Learn how to make it to the candidate shortlist - with Michael Yinger.

129. What is ATS tracking and how it works: Learn how to make it to the candidate shortlist - with Michael Yinger.

April 11, 2022

Michael Yingers’s career in supporting the needs of the recruitment and selection function parallels the creation and evolution of the ATS - Applicant Tracking System. So of course, Michael is an amazing repository of knowledge of all things relating to the automation of recruitment and selection of candidates, and in fact both the technological and humanistic side of the entire recruitment and selection process.

If you are interested to know what happens to your job application once you submit it, you have to listen to this episode! Michael explains how resumes are short-listed automatically, as well as how the automation is actually put in place by humans making decisions about specific keywords which may or may not be on your application.

Michael details the things that will compromise your job application being read properly by a machine, making this episode one of the most important conversations I’ve had in a long time for those who are serious about converting from job application to interview.

The message from Michael is clear: If your resume is not written for ATS compliance, you run the risk of it being eliminated from the recruitment process.

As we discussed at the end of this episode, there’s no need for professionals to re-invent the wheel. That is why I created Reset Your Career. It’s a program that is ready for you to use, and has templates and resources to help you update your resume and start your job search with confidence. Click here to learn more and access it now.

About Michael Yinger

Michael Yinger is the COO and Co-Founder of ResumeSieve, Inc., a SaaS startup focused on improving the productivity of the recruitment process, starting with evaluating and ranking resumes.  Mike has been in the global talent acquisition space for 20 years, working in client delivery, sales, product management, technology, strategy, and implementation.  His key focus is using process and technology to improve recruiting for the candidates, the hiring managers, and the recruiting team.  He can be reached on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook and via email at michael@resumesieve.com.

Links Mentioned:

Timestamps:

[03:20] The story behind The Job Hunting Podcast

[05:54] Michael’s career story and the story of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

[08:11] Types of clients that use ATS systems.

[13:39] Michael explains the recruitment and selection funnel

[15:50] Comparing the recruitment and selection done by humans vs bots

[18:50] What ATS does to your application

[19:40] Michael’s recommendations for job candidates on how to comply with ATS

[25:45] How should we use keywords in our resume.

[26:09] It’s possible to cheat your way to the short-list, but that will not you get the job

[30:29] It's important to break out what you're actual doing, instead of a job title.

[36:00] Distinguishing yourself into a new industry.

[45:00] The difference between the podcast content and my coaching content

[45:25] Why the Reset Your Career program may be the right investment for you.

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

128.What great leadership looks like in difficult times - with Gary Ryan

128.What great leadership looks like in difficult times - with Gary Ryan

April 4, 2022

Leadership and high-performance culture expert Gary Ryan highlights the critical differences between leaders who believe the people in their organization are human beings versus leaders who think they lead human resources.

Links in This Episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

127. The new corporate dress code: What to wear to work and job interviews - with Silvana Patrick.

127. The new corporate dress code: What to wear to work and job interviews - with Silvana Patrick.

March 28, 2022

Dressing for work post-lockdown is a challenge. There's a lack of motivation and a struggle to get dressed up to go back into the office. People are struggling with changing fashion trends, new office dress codes, and knowing what to dress to work from home. So, I invited an international award-winning personal stylist, Silvana Patrick, for a chat.

Silvana Patrick has the advantage of working globally as an executive before embracing her love for fashion and styling. She knows how corporate attire plays into forming a professional brand and how important it can be in career development, job search specifically.

I always ask my guests to start by telling us a bit about their careers, and it's always great to hear about career changes. Silvana has made two important ones at the beginning, and when she noticed the wind as in her favor later on.

She then explains in a very inclusive and understanding way the importance of caring and dressing for your body shape, not following fashion trends that are not suitable to you, and embracing how you want to dress.

So let's hear my conversation with Silvana, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

About Silvana Patrick

Silvana Patrick is an international, award-winning personal stylist and brand expert whose work translates into powerful results with her clients. Having worked in several countries, she brings a vast understanding and experience in optimizing ones' image in the corporate and professional environment. Silvana uses the power of style to transform our perception of self and others, leaving her client feeling more confident and increasing their presence and impact in all aspects of their professional roles. She is a keynote presenter for several leading organizations and is part of the career and professional development initiatives at the University of Adelaide and Flinders University. Want to connect with Silvana? Then, check her Instagram, YouTube, or you can buy her book here.  

Timestamps:

[00:37] What's the issue with dressing for work?

[02:21] Today's guest is Silvana Patrick.

[04:17] Silvana's career path.

[07:39] The one piece of clothing that elevates a look.

[08:33] Silvana styles women and men all over the world.

[09:58] The different standards for dressing in other countries.

[11:36] The importance of dressing correctly in the office.

[14:13] The trend styles we're looking at.

[17:26] How to dress for zoom interviews and back to the office.

[20:10] Dressing is about knowing where you are and what you want to represent.

[25:56] Advice for 30-year-olds, trying to climb the latter.

[28:06] Suggestions of great places to shop.

[30:42] Dressing if you've gained weight or are on a weight loss journey.

[33:07] Advice for older women who want to elevate their style.

[34:00] Dressing for your body type is the most important.

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

126. Why we make bad career decisions.

126. Why we make bad career decisions.

March 21, 2022

When it comes to making career decisions, I have noticed that professionals fall into the sunk cost fallacy when they continue a career track event when they are not interested in it anymore. This is especially true when they have already invested years working or studying towards a degree. This behavior happens for many reasons, none of them rational! 

Keep listening to learn how Sunk Cost Fallacy can cause you to get stuck in your career. You will also learn 5 strategies you can use to help you make better career decisions to achieve your goals.

Timestamps:

[02:19] What is Sunk Cost Fallacy?

[04:36] Why we're all prone to Sunk Cost Fallacy.

[05:26] One of the biggest risks to your happiness and wellbeing is sticking to a career you aren't happy with.

[06:21] Sticking with a course of study just because you've paid for it.

[09:00] First thing to consider: Only take future costs into consideration.

[09:54] Second thing to consider: Stop making irrational decisions.

[11:04] Third thing to consider: Don't feel guilty.

[11:38] Fourth thing to consider: Reflect and review constantly.

[12:09] Fifth thing to consider: Focus on future benefits instead of past commitments.

Links mentioned in this episode:

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

125. Stop praising hard work: 5 strategies to get you out of the “rat-race”.

125. Stop praising hard work: 5 strategies to get you out of the “rat-race”.

March 14, 2022

It is now easier than ever before to work harder, for longer hours, every day, from anywhere, and at any time. We check our phones constantly. We answer calls when we are driving, walking, cooking. Keeping up with work is a “rat race” and a real trap. We work so hard, and yet we lose focus of our dreams and our values.

It’s too easy to stay locked into hard work mode. Hard work is praised in almost every culture. It is also how we introduce ourselves to others. "How have you been?". "Super busy, working a lot, but fine!" It’s how we start conversations and know we believe that we add value to the world. It’s through hard work. 

But is it a solution to your career problems? I don't think it is.

Listen to this episode of The Job Hunting podcast and find out a few of my strategies to get you out of the "rat race" and moving forward in your career. 

Timestamps:

[00:45] Stop being busy all the time.

[07:24] Tip Number 1: Change your mindset.

[08:04] Tip Number 2: Carve out time to reset.

[09:05] Tip Number 3: Create systems.

[11:33] Tip Number 4: Learn to delegate.

[13:38] Tip Number 5: Learn to let go. 

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

124. Interview technology and video resumes: Q&A with senior executives.

124. Interview technology and video resumes: Q&A with senior executives.

March 7, 2022

Interview technology, video resumes, ageism, hybrid work, and digital backgrounds are some of the topics discussed in the episode of The Job Hunting Podcast.

Timestamps:

[00:49] Thank you for your response to episode 122 with Sacha Koffman.

[01:49] Message to job hunters around the world. 

[03:03] Message about International Women's Day.

[05:07] What are executives talking about.

[06:02] First topic: Interview technology.

[12:10] Second topic: Selection delays.

[14:38] Third topic: Remote work.

[17:40] Forth Topic: Digital backgrounds.

[21:14] The final topic: Ageism.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

123. A week in my life: What it’s like to be a career coach.

123. A week in my life: What it’s like to be a career coach.

February 28, 2022

In this episode, I'm sharing what a week in the life of an executive career coach looks like. I broke down everything I did for the past seven days, from coaching clients to speaking at a conference.            

Some of this week's highlights:

  • Speaking at an online conference
  • Coaching clients
  • Coaching my group coaching program
  • Working with my internal team
  • Social media activity
  • Having meetings with business collaborators
  • Recording podcasts

Links mentioned in this episode:

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

122. Overcoming career setbacks: A conversation with Sacha Koffman

122. Overcoming career setbacks: A conversation with Sacha Koffman

February 21, 2022

I have always been fascinated by professionals that recover from career setbacks and achieve great things. Not just executives but also athletes, artists, politicians, etc. There is a great deal of effort into their recovery, from working on their mental health, remaining on course towards their goals, and ensuring they have the best team to provide the proper support and advice. I often wonder how they found the strength and wisdom to turn things around.

This is why I invited my friend Sacha Koffman to chat with me for this episode. Sacha is an executive with over twenty-five years of commercial experience. He's worked at some of the best-known global consulting firms and corporate brands, always in learning and leadership development roles. More recently, Sacha has also embraced this entrepreneurial side and is the co-founder of two startups that have grown successfully. 

Early in his career, Sacha faced enormous challenges. His situation, which he will explain in our interview, made him feel lonely, and it was difficult to talk about it with anyone, let alone open up about it at work. This, in turn, led to further troubles in both his work and personal life.

But this story has a happy ending. And this is why I really wanted to interview Sacha. In this episode of The Job Hunting Podcast, he opens up about these challenges and shares how being authentically vulnerable saved his career and ultimately led him on his crusade to help others navigate life obstacles. It's a long episode, folks, so grab your coffee and your tea because it's 100% worth listening

Links mentioned in this episode:

About Sacha Koffman:

Sacha Koffman is an executive with over twenty-five years of commercial experience. He's worked at some of the best-known global consulting firms and corporate brands, always in learning and leadership development roles. More more, Sacha embraced this entrepreneurial side, starting two startups that have grown successfully. 

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

121.Impostor syndrome and fear of success: A conversation with Michelle Redfern.

121.Impostor syndrome and fear of success: A conversation with Michelle Redfern.

February 14, 2022

Today we have a very different episode on The Job Hunting Podcast, where I have swapped chairs with a past guest, Michelle Redfern, from episode 37, and she is the one interviewing me.

Michelle has recently launched her podcast with her business partner Mel Butcher, The Lead to Soar Podcast, and they are killing it. Sticking to their strength in supporting women in leadership, they have lined up a great guest list, so I recommend that you check it out, follow, subscribe, and leave them your support in the form of a 5-star ranking and a great review, because nothing makes a podcast host happier and receiving feedback believe me. 

This interview in its entirety is on Michelle's podcast. I have edited her intro out with her blessing, of course, and repurposed it for you to listen to. There are great episodes in her show you should listen to, like the Agile Leader and Giving and Receiving feedback which I think are topics you wouldn't find here on The Job Hunting Podcast. Still, they are such great complimentary conversations to what we discuss in this show, yes? Let's enjoy this episode.

Links mentioned in this episode:

About Michelle Redfern:

Michelle Redfern is the founder of Advancing Women, an enterprise providing research and advisory services on workplace gender equality, inclusion, and diversity. She is co-host of A Career that Soars!, the founder of women's network Women Who Gets It, co-founder of CDW (Culturally Diverse Women), and the Lead to Soar podcast host.

Michelle is an experienced Non-Executive Director with Board and advisory roles in the finance, sport, for purpose, and supply chain sectors. She has held executive leadership roles at ASX & FTSE listed companies NAB, Telstra, and Serco during her 30-year corporate career. She is a proud Ambassador for Flexible Working Day and Girls Uniform Agenda.

Michelle is a graduate of the AICD, holds an Executive MBA (Distinction), and holds various accreditations in organizational diversity and coaching. She is an in-demand speaker and is a regular contributor to the discussion and advocate for gender equality and inclusion in sports and business workplaces.

Michelle's Podcast, Lead to Soar, is a podcast for career-woman looking to advance inside an organization (i.e., working for companies, governments, non-profits). The show is hosted by Michelle Redfern and Mel Butcher and is a production of A Career that Soars! 

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. An appraisal is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

120. When job hunting hurts: What to do about it and how to avoid setbacks.

120. When job hunting hurts: What to do about it and how to avoid setbacks.

February 7, 2022

Job Hunting Made Simple, my online course and group coaching program, is open for enrollment until Friday 11 February at noon Melbourne time (AEDT). To learn more, click here.

I have seen many amazing professionals give up on their job search for months or even years, because of what they perceived was a rejection, be it a lackluster reception of their interest in being promoted, or a job they applied for and didn't get. I spoke recently to someone who took two years to recover from a rejection from a job she applied for and believed it was a dream job for her. In fact, she was indeed a great fit for the role and went all the way to the final interview stage. But at best her chance was 50%, assuming there was another excellent candidate competing for the position.

There is no reason to feel bad about missing out on a job opportunity. Taking too long to try again takes a toll on your career. That’s what I address in this episode, and offer ways to overcome the negative feelings so you can move on with your career. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong people. We pay our respects to their Elder's past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

119. How to escape from your job search and not feel guilty.

119. How to escape from your job search and not feel guilty.

January 31, 2022

Register to attend the Free Job Hunting Masterclass on the 1st or 2nd of February 2022.

 

If you feel guilty for taking time off or believe you can bring forward your success and achieve your career goals by speeding through life, this episode is for you. We are going to discuss the importance of taking time out, and why it is not only beneficial for your health, it can actually be, alas, the reason you succeed. 

 

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

118. Am I a generalist or a specialist?

118. Am I a generalist or a specialist?

January 31, 2022

Register to attend the Free Job Hunting Masterclass on the 1st or 2nd of February 2022.

Do you know if you are a generalist or a specialist? If you believe you are a generalist, you probably think of yourself as a jack of all trades. That is, someone who can step in and lead or do the job, regardless of sector or industry. You may be surprised to learn that you may not be exactly a generalist. On the other hand, if you are worried that you’re a specialist, your niche is too narrow, and you may not be able to advance in your career, guess what? You may also be mistaken!

People think of generalists are jacks of all trades, and specialists are experts. But this may be a very narrow and limited view of the two labels. It all depends on the context, and this is where I see the mistake being made by professionals who try to explain themselves as generalists or specialists to recruiters and employers. Most define themselves as one of the other, and believe that whatever they think they are is the wrong thing to be!

Listen to this episode to find out more about these two labels, how and when to use them, and when it's best to avoid them altogether!

Links mentioned:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

117. Job Hunting as a Senior Executive - with Amber Knight (Re-Broadcast).

117. Job Hunting as a Senior Executive - with Amber Knight (Re-Broadcast).

January 17, 2022

Register to attend the Free Job Hunting Masterclass on the 1st or 2nd of February 2022.

If you are a senior executive listening to this show, or you one day want to advance in your career to become a senior executive, Amber Knight's experience job hunting as a senior executive is an important one for you to listen to. In this episode, we revisit my conversation with Amber, a senior communications executive, who has worked for the BBC and The Walt Disney Company

In March 2019, Disney purchased the film and TV assets held by 21st Century Fox for $71.3 billion. This was an enormous deal, and it reverberated down the company structure. It's expected that mergers and acquisitions will result in restructures, aka, redundancies. Amber and her team left Disney towards the end of 2019, and the pandemic prolonged her unemployment. This is a topic we discussed a few times during the last episodes of 2021, so if you are interested in learning more about long-term unemployment and how to handle it and avoid it, please listen to episodes 108 and 109.

Amber has been a huge supporter of this podcast, writing about it and praising it in her LinkedIn posts. I invited her to be a guest and share her experience, and afterward, she also participated in the 2021 Job Hunting Made Simple Online Course and Group Coaching program.

We are soon re-opening registrations for the program, and the best way to find out about it is to register for the Free Job Hunting Masterclass happening on the 1st and 2nd of February. You can find it on my website or on any social media platforms. If you are a newsletter subscriber, please check your inbox, I will have sent you details and look forward to seeing you there.

This year, the Free Job Hunting Masterclass will be huge, with critical advice and tips for corporate job hunting in 2022 and beyond. I am ambitious this year and hope to share, as always, essential information you will not find anywhere else. That's always my motto and my promise to you: I don't want to waste your time, explaining what you already know. My goal is always to make the most out of your valuable time, and share information that can be a gamechanger for your career success. I hope to see you there.

Links mentioned in this episode:

About our guest, Amber Knight

Ocean Swimmer, inflexible yogi. Passable cook and endlessly curious, Amber Knight is a senior commercial and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in creative industries – specifically film and television distribution. Starting with a career in ad agencies, she has spent the bulk of her career with two of the world's most successful and respected media companies – the BBC and The Walt Disney Company. After being made redundant in late 2019, Amber started an MBA program with AGSM at UNSW and spent 2020 in a frustrating job search. In 2021, Amber participated in my Job Hunting Made Simple Group Coaching and Online Course Program, and is working as a consultant for a few companies including Optus, while she finishes her MBA. 

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

116. Expert Tips to Start Your New Job - with Sue Zablud (Rebroadcast).

116. Expert Tips to Start Your New Job - with Sue Zablud (Rebroadcast).

January 10, 2022

Register to attend the Free Job Hunting Masterclass on the 1st or 2nd of February 2022.

The first 90 days into a new job are crucial, especially if you are a professional working in the corporate, nonprofit, or public sectors. The extensive research shows that the way you start sets the tone for the rest of your tenure in an organization. Changing perceptions later can be done, of course, but it’s more challenging. So why not plan ahead and be strategic about the initial onboarding. I am rebroadcasting some of the best episodes of 2020, while I take a break from my weekly podcast to recharge during the Australian summer. In this episode from February 2020, Consultant, Coach, and coach trainer Sue Zablud joined me to discuss one of our favorite topics. Sue also delivers an important masterclass inside my group coaching program, Job Hunting Made Simple. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Sue, which we recorded just prior to the launch of the Job Hunting Made Simple Program in February 2020.

Links mentioned in this episode:

About Sue Zablud

Sue is an experienced non-executive director, human resources professional, internationally accredited executive coach, mentor, and facilitator.  Sue currently leads the Human Asset Development Group (HADG), a consultancy focused on the design and delivery of leadership development/executive education, board governance/strategy, mentoring, coaching and career management solutions. Her focus is on engaging and empowering individuals and groups across the industry, not-for-profit, the professions, education, and government.

Sue is responsible for growing HADG into a highly respected international human resources consultancy and has grown her own portfolio of appointments to include board positions in the public and private sectors. Sue has successfully served on the board of the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, served as Board Chair of the Royal Women's Hospital Foundation, and as a Non-Executive Director of private companies.

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

115. How to use LinkedIn for new job opportunities and career advancement (Rebroadcast).

115. How to use LinkedIn for new job opportunities and career advancement (Rebroadcast).

January 3, 2022

Happy New Year everyone!

This episode is going live in the first week of 2022, as I take a break from podcasting to enjoy the Australian Summer.  So I’m rebroadcasting an episode that I think is perfect for January.

Did you know that during January, job search spikes to a year high? And that many people use the holiday break to update their LinkedIn profiles?

So in this episode, I share:

- my journey and evolution using LinkedIn,

- how I updated my profile and activity over time in line with my career plans,

- the results I got and how they helped my career advancement, and...

- I also share how I use these same tips and ideas to help my private coaching clients and to do my LinkedIn Audits.

To help you further:

  1. You can download a free resource: my Linkedin Check-list. This will help get your LinkedIn review started and ensure you're ticking all the boxes on Linkedin to get your profile and activity noticed in such a way that helps your career progression.
  2. You can book a LinkedIn Audit: Click here to learn more and book. The audit is very comprehensive, I analyse your profile top to bottom providing you with feedback, I analyze your activity and give you ideas and recommendations on how to best spend your time on Linkedin. This is all recorded and the video is yours to keep so you can go back to it and do the updates one by one, with me guiding you along the way.

Wishing you a lovely start of the year! Now, lets enjoy this episode and learn how to make LinkedIn work for you :)

Links mentioned in this episode:

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

114. Understanding the Recruitment Process: A Guide for Job Hunters (Rebroadcast).

114. Understanding the Recruitment Process: A Guide for Job Hunters (Rebroadcast).

December 27, 2021

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a lovely festive season. As this episode goes out into the world, Xmas 2021 is behind us and The New Year is a few days ahead of us. There are so many dreams and hopes we have postponed for the past 2 years, I am sure many of you will agree that the End of 2021 and the beginning of a fresh brand new year, is a very exciting and hopeful prospect. I wish all of you all the very best in 2022 and hope that you make your dreams come true, live your life purposefully, and enjoy the journey as well as the destination.

It’s summer in Australia and I am taking a break from weekly podcasting to spend time on the beach and relaxing with my family and friends. So today we are rebroadcasting a special episode that I think is a good one for this time of the year. If you don’t have a job, it will help you set your expectation and make powerful and achievable goals for the year ahead. If you have a job and you’re considering moving on from it, this episode will help you set your goals as well. It’s a win-win for all listeners.

This episode and the comprehensive blog post that is a companion to it are an extract from one of the lessons from my online course and group coaching program, Job Hunting Made Simple. Job Hunting Made Simple is coming back in February and some of you may be ready to join this great program that has been so successful to past professionals who attended in previous years. To learn more and register your interest in participating in the next group coaching program starting late February, please go to https://www.renatabernarde.com/jhms. 

Links Mentioned

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

113. Meditation for Job Hunters -With Ilana Kosakiewicz (Rebroadcast).

113. Meditation for Job Hunters -With Ilana Kosakiewicz (Rebroadcast).

December 20, 2021

It is essential to take care of our overall well-being to do the best job we can and not burn out. Learning to find your balance between work and other important aspects of your life will help you reach your career goals.

So, in the new year, whether you are going back to work or looking for a new job, it is vital to stick to a routine that incorporates taking care of your body and mind, as well as your career. This will help you stay grounded and enhance your health and wellness because nobody will be able to take care of you better than yourself.

Ilana Kosakiewicz is one of Australia’s leading kinesiologists,  yoga and meditation teachers. In this episode, We are rebroadcasting part of our interview with Ilana from an episode released earlier this year. In this extract, Ilana does a guided 10-minute meditation for us.  

If you are familiar with meditation, I’m sure you will love Ilana’s calm and experienced guidance. If you’re a newbie, give this a go, and notice how you feel just before and just after doing it. I bet you’ll be able to tell the difference.

If you want to listen to the entire conversation with Ilana about her career transitions and about health and wellbeing in the corporate world, I will put the link to the episode in the show notes for you. And I was also interviewed on Ilana’s podcast, The Energy Shift. I will add the link to that episode as well in the show notes.

Now, get ready to have a relaxing time and be guided by Ilana through 10-minute meditation.

Merry Christmas everyone.

Links mentioned in this episode:

About our guest, Ilana Kosakiewicz:

Ilana Kosakiewicz one of Australia’s leading kinesiologists, energy coaches, and yoga and meditation teachers. She is a wholefood lover, an entrepreneur with a past life spent working in the corporate world as a CPA accountant.

Ilana’s own health journey with chronic fatigue and auto-immune disease taught her that slowing down, finding moments of stillness, living in the now, and listening to your body’s inner wisdom and intuition are not just important – they are essential.

Ilana is passionate about teaching women to live in alignment with their innate cyclical energy, menstrual cycle, and the moon. She helps women shift their energy and take back their inner power and self-care rights by making themselves the number one priority.

Ilana also works with children (& some men) to assist in shifting their essence, energy, and zest so they can live authentic, content, and happy lives.

Originally from Gippsland Australia, Ilana now lives in Bayside Melbourne and spends her days with her clients, teaching yoga and meditation, writing, dancing, cooking in her kitchen, and spending as much time at the beach as she can.

How to connect with Ilana:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

112. Job Hunting Q&A: How to say no to a job you don’t want and get feedback for the jobs you do.

112. Job Hunting Q&A: How to say no to a job you don’t want and get feedback for the jobs you do.

December 13, 2021

In this episode, I am answering 11 questions related to job hunting which I received throughout the year. These questions are about job application, working with recruiters, resignation, and much more. What should you do if you don’t want to continue interviewing for a job? How to connect with a recruiter when you haven’t heard from them in a while? How to ask for feedback? 

Want to know the answers? Make sure to listen.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

111: Portfolio career: an alternative path to C-level jobs - with Julia Cookson.

111: Portfolio career: an alternative path to C-level jobs - with Julia Cookson.

December 6, 2021

Julia Cookson has always been ambitious for her career and deliberately looked for ways to expand her HR expertise to become CEO-ready. This is how she landed in the land of interim executive roles.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

110. Three reasons why I quit my job.

110. Three reasons why I quit my job.

November 29, 2021

Should you quit your job? I can’t answer that. But here is why I left my corporate career and transitioned from being an executive to being a business owner.

Links mentioned in this episode:

 

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Cianna Reider

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

109. Will the “Great Resignation” Affect my Job Search?

109. Will the “Great Resignation” Affect my Job Search?

November 29, 2021

Registrations are now open for the Reset Your Career Workshop. Click here to learn more and register. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Camille Carino

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

108. How long does it take to find a new job?

108. How long does it take to find a new job?

November 15, 2021

If you're thinking about joining other professionals in the "Great Resignation", then this episode is for you. There are some data and information that you can find online that will guide you in making the best decisions for you. And that's what we're going to discuss.

Registrations are now open for the Reset Your Career Workshop. Click here to learn more and register. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Camille Carino

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

107. Job-hunting without coffee: Three reasons why you should try it…for a while.

107. Job-hunting without coffee: Three reasons why you should try it…for a while.

November 9, 2021

"I stopped drinking coffee. This has made me re-think the advice I give to my clients as an executive career coach."

Listen to find out why I had to stop drinking coffee, the effects it had on my body and mind, and the three reasons why I believe it will help your job-hunting performance if you stop drinking coffee...for a little while.

Registrations are now open for the Reset Your Career Workshop. Click here to learn more and register. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

106. Two-year anniversary and the future of life and work.

106. Two-year anniversary and the future of life and work.

November 1, 2021

Register your interest for the Reset Your Career Workshop. You will be the first to know when enrollments open and will also access early-bird specials. 

About this episode:

In this episode, we will talk about the future of life and work for the executive professional.

The pandemic has shaken things up for the white-collar worker. Many of us no longer do daily long commutes to work, no longer eat at our desks in open-plan offices, no longer meet face to face with clients and colleagues, at least not every day.

These changes may have been forecasted and many times advocated for. But it was a pandemic that pushed everything over the line.

And in this episode, we celebrate two years of The Job Hunting Podcast, as well as my coaching business, including the Job Hunting Made Simple online course and coaching program, my services such as the LinkedIn Audits and the private consultations, which you can book online when you need them, as well as the Reset Your Career workshop, which is coming back on the 25th of November, that’s actually the 24th for those in the US, Canada UK, and Europe since I am based in Australia.

So if you are interested in participating in this brand new, re-imagined Reset Your Career Workshop, please listen up as I will be talking about it at the end of this episode. 

Special promotion and giveway to celebrating our second anniversary:

To celebrate our 2nd anniversary, I am gifting 5 registrations to the first 5 listeners who write this podcast a review on Apple Podcasts. All you need to do is write a review, give us 5 stars, send me a screenshot of your review via email, or message me on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook. We will be in touch with you and make sure you are registered for the upcoming Reset Your Career workshop. We will be gifting the 5 registrations on a first-in best-dressed basis as we receive the emails or messages, so please don’t forget to contact us. Otherwise, it would be tough for us to find out who you are. You have until the 23rd of November 2021 to participate in this giveaway.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. Please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcast if you enjoyed the content. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

105. Understanding the role of chairperson: Part 2 interview with Moana Weir, Chair of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

105. Understanding the role of chairperson: Part 2 interview with Moana Weir, Chair of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

October 25, 2021

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About our guest, Moana Weir:

Moana has over 20 years of Executive experience, leading strategic business and cultural transformation: in the healthcare and health insurance industry with Bupa, including as Acting MD for the Bupa Dental business, and as Acting Corporate Affairs Director. Prior to this, she had Executive experience in listed, international online companies at SEEK (seek.com.au), REA (realestate.com.au), and Melbourne IT leading areas including Legal, Governance, and Company Secretarial, Regulatory, Risk, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability.

Moana also has deep experience for over 10 years as a Non-Executive Director in the not-for-profit Government and community sector. She is currently Chair of the Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission Victoria (VEOHRC), and a member of the People and Culture Committee at Movember, the leading charity changing the face of men’s health globally. She has also previously been a director on the Board of VLine and a director of the Melbourne Montessori School Board. To learn more, check Moana Weir's LinkedIn Profile.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 04:16 - Director vs Chair
  • 06:49 - Succession planning
  • 07:38 - Setting up the board agenda
  • 10:00 - Chair and CEO relationship
  • 11:18 - On being the chair of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  • 14:43 - Representation and lived experience at the board level 
  • 16:57 - The pandemic's impact on equal opportunity and human rights
  • 20:13 - Key issues in equal opportunity and human rights
  • 22:01 - Ageism in the workforce is real
  • 26:58 - Dealing with trauma, bad behavior, and bullying
  • 31:14 - Moana's future career plans
  • 33:11 - Final advice from Moana Weir

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

 

104. Want to become a board director? Part 1 interview with Moana Weir

104. Want to become a board director? Part 1 interview with Moana Weir

October 18, 2021

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About our guest, Moana Weir:

Moana has over 20 years of Executive experience, leading strategic business and cultural transformation: in the healthcare and health insurance industry with Bupa, including as Acting MD for the Bupa Dental business, and as Acting Corporate Affairs Director. Prior to this, she had Executive experience in listed, international online companies at SEEK (seek.com.au), REA (realestate.com.au), and Melbourne IT leading areas including Legal, Governance, and Company Secretarial, Regulatory, Risk, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability.

Moana also has deep experience for over 10 years as a Non-Executive Director in the not-for-profit Government and community sector. She is currently Chair of the Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission Victoria (VEOHRC), and a member of the People and Culture Committee at Movember, the leading charity changing the face of men’s health globally. She has also previously been a director on the Board of VLine and a director of the Melbourne Montessori School Board. To learn more, check Moana Weir's LinkedIn Profile.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 04:07 - Moana's career journey
  • 09:56 - What are Moana's strengths that helped her career growth?
  • 14:14 - The importance of taking breaks.
  • 19:16 - How did Moana start her board portfolio?
  • 23:52 - How to build a board portfolio
  • 25:52 - Due diligence process
  • 27:29 - Moana as a director
  • 30:04 - What are the common avenues to being an executive director?
  • 31:52 - Should you be at C-level before joining a board?
  • 34:19 - Should you start with not-for-profit first?

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

103. How to make successful career transitions

103. How to make successful career transitions

October 11, 2021

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About our guest, Donna Burr:

Donna’s experience and passion for seeing businesses thrive have led her role at Watermark Search International, placing senior executives into interim assignments within companies which can benefit from their vast experience, professional guardianship, and deep specialist skills.

Her background combines 25 years in chartered accounting, assurance & advisory, and human resources partnering with businesses. Early in her journey, she acquired local and global experience across financial services, manufacturing, utilities, and the not-for-profit sectors. She has curiosity, authenticity, and a passion for making things better, which has seen her involved in major transformational and performance work for many corporates. She advocates for purpose-led business management, well-being, and economic empowerment for women.

Donna has been a partner in Watermark’s Interim Management Practice since 2018, deploying senior-level interim executives in both private and public sectors. She focuses on CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, change & turnaround professionals, senior Finance, HR, Operations, Legal & IT executives. She has completed interim management search assignments across various industries, including Financial Services, Government agencies, Peak Member and Regulatory bodies, Not-for-Profit, Healthcare, Energy, and Utilities.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 05:02 - Donna's career journey
  • 08:43 - Donna’s career transitions
  • 13:10 - How to identify your strengths and superpowers?
  • 15:46 - Accepting your strengths.
  • 18:08 - What is 'executive search'? Is it the same as recruitment?
  • 22:00 - How Donna helps executives change sectors
  • 27:04 - How to niche down into another sector
  • 29:23 - Parenthood and career transitions
  • 34:29 - Ageism and job-hunting: How to address it
  • 40:24 - 2021 trends in the job market
  • 47:05 - Optimized job search template is gold dust!

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

102. How to feel motivated when looking for work.

102. How to feel motivated when looking for work.

October 4, 2021

Subscribe to Renata's weekly newsletter: Receive new episodes of the Job Hunting Podcast, as well as exclusive content for corporate professionals looking for work and planning their next career goals.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 03:41 - 1: Treat your job hunting as if it was a personal project
  • 06:02 - 2: Gamify your project
  • 06:52 - 3: Stick to a routine
  • 08:40 - 4: Change your routine as you get more or less motivated
  • 11:14 - 5: Do the hardest things first
  • 12:59 - 6: Read books or watch movies and documentaries that inspire you
  • 14:07 - 7: Include rest and playtime as part of your routine
  • 15:32 - 8: Have a gratitude journal
  • 17:03 - Bonus Tip

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job HuntingTM Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

101. What an executive resume should look like.

101. What an executive resume should look like.

September 27, 2021

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As you may have heard before, there's a Harvard research that states your resume has only about 6 seconds to make a positive impression on the recruiter. That is if it's been read by a human! With the advent of ATS systems, what should an executive resume look like? Listen and find out!

Episode Timestamps:

  • 04:21 - Let's talk about resumes
  • 05:33 - What is an ATS system?
  • 10:37 - Which resume template is the best?
  • 13:48 - Can my resume be colorful?
  • 14:58 - How many pages should my resume have?
  • 15:46 - The difference between Resume and CV
  • 17:00 - Should my resume have a headline?
  • 18:41 - How do I show proof of my expertise in the resume?
  • 20:42 - Should my resume have logos?
  • 22:17 - Can I do my resume using Canva?
  • 23:07 - What if I'm not good at writing?
  • 24:24 - Should I get my resume done by a professional?

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I'm determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job HuntingTM Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

100. Fear of success: Why it happens and how to overcome it.

100. Fear of success: Why it happens and how to overcome it.

September 20, 2021

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In your mind, you envision yourself feeling confident once achieve your goals. In reality, success can feel pretty overwhelming. Let’s learn how to deal with success so it makes you happier.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 07:08 - Success and failure
  • 12:37 - Feeling overwhelmed?
  • 16:38 - What not to focus on
  • 20:32 - How to overcome the fear of success
  • 23:08 - The Sword of Damocles
  • 27:37 - Stoicism
  • 30:46 - Coaching

Links mentioned in this episode:

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

 

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Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

Contact us: rb@renatabernarde.com

The Job Hunting PodcastTM is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

98. Why are we still not seeing more women in senior roles? with Carly Moulang and Alessandro Guio

98. Why are we still not seeing more women in senior roles? with Carly Moulang and Alessandro Guio

September 13, 2021

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About our guests:

Carly Moulang is an Associate Professor in Accounting at Monash University with over 20 years of experience in Higher Education. She holds a Ph.D. in management accounting and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Monash University. She is a CPA Australia member and a Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ). Carly’s research agenda incorporates psychological research within the accounting and finance disciplines. Her multi-disciplinary research has included topics such as whistleblowing, creativity, performance management, environmental management accounting, wellbeing, and psychological capital, superannuation research, and decision-making. Carly’s research has been widely disseminated via television, documentaries, podcasts, radio interviews, and news articles. Her work broadly contributes towards achieving better retirement, performance, and mental health outcomes for women. You can connect to Carly via LinkedIn

Alessandro Ghio is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Laval University (Quebec, Canada). He holds a Ph.D. in financial accounting from ESSEC Business School and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Pisa. His research interests focus on the sociology of professions, in particular about issues concerning women and queer people in the accounting profession. His work contributes to the understanding of how accounting phenomena emerge and evolve in a social context and the mechanisms affecting such processes. Alessandro has published in several leading academic journals and he co-authored three books. Alessandro received the prestigious 2019 Aspen Institute ‘Ideas Worth Teaching’ Award and the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Award. He is the co-instigator of the project “Queering Accounting” and he has led and/or taken key roles in competitive research-funded projects equating to over one million Australian dollars. Prior to joining Laval University, Alessandro has been a Lecturer at Monash University, a controller in a large telecommunication organization, a consultant for the Italian Ministry of Education on social mobility in education, and a visiting scholar at Indiana University (USA). You can connect with Alessandro via LinkedIn.

Carly and Alessandro’s research website: https://www.workingwomenandwellbeing.com/

 

Episode Timestamps:

  • 04:48 - Carly’s career
  • 06:11 - Alessandro’s career
  • 07:23 - Researching gender issues in the workplace
  • 10:44 - Research findings
  • 18:04 - Minorities in the workplace
  • 21:12 - Recommendations for employers
  • 30:42 - Recommendations for women and minorities
  • 48:23 - Final words from Carly and Alessandro

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

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RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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Music: Scott Holmes

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Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

99. Attracting and hiring top talent with Nick Birbilis

99. Attracting and hiring top talent with Nick Birbilis

September 13, 2021

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About our guest, Nick Birbilis:

Nick Birbilis is an Australian engineer and academic. He is a Professor and Deputy Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University. Nick works in the field of materials science and engineering, having made contributions in the area of materials design, materials durability, and materials characterization. Nick was the inaugural Woodside Innovation Chair at Monash University, where he directed the Woodside Innovation Centre in the areas of additive manufacturing (i.e. 3-D printing), rapid prototyping, materials durability, data science, analytics, and machine learning. 

Episode Timestamps:

  • 13:42 - Nick’s career
  • 16:59 - Finding great talent
  • 21:03 - Border closures and opportunities for remote work
  • 31:54 - Virtual job interviews
  • 34:47 - Hiring best practices
  • 38:23 - Border closures and what it means for domestic talent
  • 48:32 - Nick’s tip on how to interview well for sector change
  • 53:52 - Sector change: moving from corporate to research institutions or startups
  • 57:58 - Industry 4.0: what the future holds

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

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RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

 

 

 

97. Two career experts discuss what makes professionals successful at job-hunting - with Mac Prichard.

97. Two career experts discuss what makes professionals successful at job-hunting - with Mac Prichard.

August 30, 2021

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About our guest, Mac Prichard:

Mac Prichard is on a mission to create more human hiring processes to improve the workforce for all. He is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, a job board and career hub for the Pacific Northwest. It serves job seekers and employers in Oregon and Washington with its top-tier job board and courses, books, events, and other resources that bring people together to find better jobs and happier careers. Mac’s List became a Certified B Corporation in 2017. 

Mac built two small businesses on the strength of his professional network, and he has taught thousands of people how to grow their careers through relationships with others. Mac shows job seekers and employers how to break down the barriers by teaching empathy, curiosity, and people-focused hiring with a practical, nuts-and-bolts style. He is also the author of the book “Land Your Dream Job Anywhere,” and the host of the weekly career advice podcast Find Your Dream Job. To learn more about Mac and Mac's List, please check his website www.macslist.org and LinkedIn profile linkedin.com/in/macprichard. 

Episode Timestamps:

  • 09:11 - What led Mac to start a job board
  • 14:21 - The importance of understanding how recruitment works
  • 18:33 - How the pandemic affected Mac’s job board and how it’s recovering
  • 21:30 - Professional skills that are important for a post-pandemic workplace
  • 27:52 - Building organizational culture in a virtual world

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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Music: Scott Holmes

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The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

96. Recruitment and selection without resumes - with Dina Bayasanova Ph.D

96. Recruitment and selection without resumes - with Dina Bayasanova Ph.D

August 23, 2021

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About our guest, Dina Bayasanova:

Dina Bayasanova is the Co-Founder and CEO of the skills-based talent marketplace, PitchMe. Before co-founding PitchMe, Dina spent 12 years working for oil and gas multinationals, including Gazprom, Enel, and Zurich Investment Services. Today, Dina has established herself as a thought-leader in the future of the work industry. She has been a mentor at the Exeter Entrepreneurship society and King’s College in London. She has spoken at numerous events, such as the Entrepreneur.com SYOB series and TEDTalk LSE. Dina was also the winner of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge in 2019. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics. Find out more about PitchMe.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 05:17 - Dina's career
  • 07:49 - What is Pitch Me
  • 18:51 - Why Dina wanted to disrupt recruitment
  • 21:00 - Video component in recruitment
  • 24:18 - Employers should hire career shifters
  • 28:27 - How employers should advertise for jobs
  • 33:18 - Dina's advice to job hunters

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please leave us a review and give it a 5-star rating on your podcast platform of choice. A review is the best gift you can give to a podcaster; I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving it five stars helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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The Job Hunting Podcast is a podcast by Pantala Pty Ltd.

Pantala acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Bunurong People. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

95. Why it’s important job hunters find their niche.

95. Why it’s important job hunters find their niche.

August 16, 2021

Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 03:16 - The importance of niching down and finding your expertise.
  • 10:04 - Niching down means limiting the jobs you can apply for.  
  • 12:08 - You have to niche down to a specific group of companies or jobs.
  • 19:42 - You have to niche your entire business

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

94. The 3 critical mistakes job seekers make during a recruitment process: feedback from recruiters.

94. The 3 critical mistakes job seekers make during a recruitment process: feedback from recruiters.

August 10, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 03:08 - About Job Hunting Made Simple
  • 06:34 - Mistake #1
  • 09:29 - Mistake #2
  • 12:45 - Mistake #3
  • 16:47 - Bonus 

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Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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93. The one thing every successful executive has in common.

93. The one thing every successful executive has in common.

August 2, 2021

Register now for the free Job Hunting Masterclass by Renata Bernarde, expert career coach and host of The Job Hunting Podcast.

Dedicating time to plan your career is a great long-term investment.

In this podcast episode, I address one of the biggest issues I discuss with prospective coaching clients when they want to get fast results in job searching or career progression. I ask them to forget about me (i.e., the coach) for a moment. And think: are you dedicating time to this project? If not, are you willing to? Because coaching is an excellent investment, but it will only work if you incorporate into your life a new routine to sustain your career, ensure you progress towards your goals, and keep the opportunities coming to you in the long term.

I get it: It's challenging to know what to do and how to spend your time:

  • Should you be on Zoom having virtual coffees with your connections?
  • Or is it better to spend your time searching and applying for jobs online?
  • How can you look for work when you have a full-time job?

It's exhausting! Sometimes the anxiety and lack of confidence can be debilitating. And when you finally get around to applying for a great role...crickets! You hear nothing back. So much time wasted for nothing. At times, you just want to give up.

4 Time management tips for job hunters and career planners:

In this episode (number 93), I provide four tips so you can find the time, use it well, and incorporate career planning into your routine:

  1. Make a date with yourself
  2. Make things easier and more streamlined with templates
  3. Find time to test, plan, and prepare
  4. Be in the moment

Imagine job hunting without stress, confusion, and overwhelm.

The information overload we experience daily drains our capacity to think and plan strategically for our life, career, and future happiness. Job hunting and career planning can be exhausting. When you're doing it on your own, the anxiety and lack of confidence are debilitating.

But it’s 100% possible to job hunt with confidence and take control of the outcomes for your future career steps. I know this because I have plenty of statements from my clients to prove that my coaching framework wors. I’ve been in the same situation in my career, and I created a proven system to helps executives achieve their career goals.

If you are ready to take control of your career, I invite you to join my group coaching program. Enrolments are now open for a limited time, and this is the last group coaching for 2021. So if you want to get that new job or promotion this year, then this is your chance to navigate recruitment and selection with support, without overwhelming and guesswork. 

Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 07:44 - Make a date with yourself: once a day, week, quarter - schedule it
  • 11:37 - Prepare templates to support your career.
  • 13:04 - Test, plan, and prepare: things you can do when you have time and don’t need a job or promotion. 
  • 16:29 - Be in the moment.

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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92. How to get the job you want and bring your dream career to life.

92. How to get the job you want and bring your dream career to life.

July 26, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 04:47 - The importance of knowing the myths that are holding you back.
  • 08:49 - The importance of understanding how to transfer your skills.
  • 10:30 - The importance of knowing how to network under lockdown, disruption, and for your personality.

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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91. How executives can become strategic with their LinkedIn presence.

91. How executives can become strategic with their LinkedIn presence.

July 19, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 06:12 - How I updated my profile and activity over time and results.
  • 31:56 - My top 3 tips: what you should consider doing right now to elevate your executive presence on LinkedIn.
  • 36:50 - Take it a step further: guarantee the time you spend on LinkedIn pays off and brings you the connections, network, and invitations that will support your career in the short, medium, and long term.

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you.

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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90. The changing role of sales: Purpose, burnout, building partnerships, and the post-pandemic environment - with Peta Sitcheff

90. The changing role of sales: Purpose, burnout, building partnerships, and the post-pandemic environment - with Peta Sitcheff

July 12, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 08:23 - Peta starts selling Viagra
  • 16:44 - Can Peta transfer her skills: Renata brainstorms other industries for Peta
  • 19:08 - Peta never uses the word sales. Peta is in partnership and commercial growth.
  • 24:29 - When salespeople help professionals learn and innovate
  • 27:19 - When salespeople need to rethink their purpose: The short term purpose of sales KPIs
  • 28:34 - When sales pay so well, it’s hard to leave: Peta burns out
  • 40:10 - Sales professionals impacted by the pandemic
  • 45:13 - Sales = Commercial Growth
  • 47:42 - Strengths: Be careful what you’re good at

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About our guest, Peta Sitcheff:

Today, Peta inspires teams & grows business. As a consultant, she chooses to work with clients who would benefit most from her Sales leadership. Supporting organizations to discover opportunities in unchartered waters & sales professionals to be courageous. You can connect with Peta on her Instagram or LinkedIn

Peta's new book: SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODE FOR LISTENERS

Use the code MESSY to buy Peta's book My Beautiful Mess on her website to get free shipping.

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have…

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please consider leaving a review of my show and giving it a 5-star rating if your platform has a review system in place. It's one of the best gifts one can be a podcaster, and I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! When you write a review and give it five stars, it helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

To leave a review on iTunes, click here, scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars, and select "Write a review." Then let me know in a few words what you think about the show and how it has helped you. And if you haven't already, don't forget to subscribe

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RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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89. Don’t quit your job: 5 strategies to manage your current awful job while you look for another.

89. Don’t quit your job: 5 strategies to manage your current awful job while you look for another.

July 5, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 05:07 - What if you're struggling mentally and physically and no longer enjoying your job?
  • 08:34 - What if you have a horrible boss?
  • 10:11 - What if the work culture is toxic?
  • 12:24 - What if the company is asking you to break the law?
  • 14:03 - What if your life is at risk?
  • 16:54 - When should you quit?

Links mentioned in this episode:

Free tools to help your career development: 

Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have…

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Did you enjoy this episode? Then, please, give this podcast a 5-star rating and write a review! It's the best gift you can give me, and I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! Writing a review and giving the podcast five stars helps us reach more people who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

To leave a review on iTunes, click here, scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars, and select "Write a review." Then let me know in a few words what you think about the show and how it has helped you. And if you haven't already, don't forget to subscribe

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Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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88. Don’t be afraid of career success: How we self-sabotage our careers.

88. Don’t be afraid of career success: How we self-sabotage our careers.

June 28, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 05:06 - Don't be afraid of success
  • 09:08 - You can overcome your fears
  • 10:10 - Success and failure are just words

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have…

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

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87. Career health check: What to do and what not to do to keep your career healthy over time.

87. Career health check: What to do and what not to do to keep your career healthy over time.

June 21, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 03:55 - DO: Build relationships with colleagues
  • 05:59 - DO: Engage with the social activities at work
  • 07:07 - DO: Connect with everyone and not just people with status
  • 08:39 - DON'T DO: Sarcasm
  • 10:42 - DON'T DO: Insubordination
  • 12:04 - DON'T DO: Arrogance
  • 13:05 - DON'T DO: Be insensitive about other employees and consultants
  • 14:32 - DON'T DO: Be inconsistent in your business dealings
  • 16:14 - DON'T DO: Don't take too long to get back to people
  • 17:42 - DON'T DO: Take credit for others' work
  • 18:32 - DON'T DO: Indulge in office gossip

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have…

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please consider leaving a review of my show and giving it a 5-star rating if your platform has a review system in place. It's one of the best gifts one can be a podcaster, and I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! When you write a review and give it five stars, it helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

To leave a review on iTunes, click here, scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars, and select "Write a review." Then let me know in a few words what you think about the show and how it has helped you. And if you haven't already, don't forget to subscribe

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Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

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86. Recruitment, selection, and the theory of evolution: Lessons from the natural world to achieve career success.

86. Recruitment, selection, and the theory of evolution: Lessons from the natural world to achieve career success.

June 14, 2021

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Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 03:27 - "Recruitment and selection" and "natural selection"
  • 11:20 - Repetition
  • 14:14 - Patterns
  • 16:58 - Camouflage
  • 21:28 - Reciprocal altruism

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? If so, here is a bit about your host:

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also a virtual career coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach professionals in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you ready and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have…

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Please support The Job Hunting Podcast: Follow, subscribe, share, rate, and review:

Thank you so much again for listening to the episode. If you enjoyed the content, please consider leaving a review of my show and giving it a 5-star rating if your platform has a review system in place. It's one of the best gifts one can be a podcaster, and I'll be so happy you wouldn't believe it! When you write a review and give it five stars, it helps the podcast reach more people like you who want guidance and support in job hunting and career advancement.

To leave a review on iTunes, click here, scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars, and select "Write a review." Then let me know in a few words what you think about the show and how it has helped you. And if you haven't already, don't forget to subscribe

Other ways to enjoy this podcast:

Enjoy the episode and ciao for now!

RB

Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert | Founder, Pantala Academy

Book a time to discuss 1-1 coaching and achieve your goals faster

rb@renatabernarde.com     

www.renatabernarde.com

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