Episode 209

Assessing Company Culture During Interviews, Giving Feedback, and Finding a Mentor: Your Great Career Questions Answered (Ep 209)

Welcome to another episode where we delve into the world of career development and job-seeking strategies. In today's episode, I answered questions from our listeners with diverse topics, from LinkedIn "open for work" indicators to the intricacies of assessing company culture during interviews. We'll also explore the delicate art of asking a former manager to mentor you and discuss effective feedback techniques for improving workplace relationships.

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 01:36 - What is your view on LinkedIn's public "open for work" indicator?
  • 05:26 - How to assess company culture during the job interviewing stage?
  • 14:18 - How to ask a former manager to be a mentor?
  • 22:23 - How do you give feedback to a work colleague without causing more issues?
  • 32:51 - How do you find out what to wear for your interview or a new job? 
  • 36:56 - I took a week off work to focus on job applications. How do I make the most of that time? 

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About the host, Renata Bernarde

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. 

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I'm Renata Bernarde, a former CEO and senior executive, now dedicated to helping professionals succeed in advancing their careers. I believe that you can have the best career. One that satisfies your financial and personal needs, brings you joy, and adds value to your life.
I designed career services that can meet your needs and your budget. So, if you're a seasoned professional at a career crossroads, seeking to align your next job with your life's purpose, then let's redefine your career path together and turn aspirations into achievements. Are you ready? Let's embark on this journey together.

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Renata Bernarde