Real Job Talk

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

40 episodes of Real Job Talk since the first episode, which aired on December 20th, 2018.

  • Episode 16: Building Effective Teams with J. Mike Smith

    July 30th, 2019  |  45 mins 40 secs

    Liz and Kat talk about building effective teams with J Mike Smith

  • Episode 15: Questions to ask in a job interview

    July 16th, 2019  |  27 mins 1 sec

    Liz & Kat discuss what questions you should put to your interviewer in your job interview. An interview is a two-way street!

  • Episode 14: Mindfulness at Work

    July 2nd, 2019  |  43 mins 38 secs

    Alexis Pokorny talks mindfulness at work with Liz and Kat

  • Episode 13: Tips for New Managers

    June 18th, 2019  |  51 mins 38 secs

    Liz and Kat answer a listener question about becoming a new manager, and what happens when you get promoted and your peers now report to you.

  • Episode 12: Imposter syndrome, risks, and self-reflection with Amy Lewis

    June 4th, 2019  |  45 mins 8 secs

    Imposter syndrome is our topic. Our guest, Amy Lewis, discusses public speaking, taking risks, self-reflection, reminding yourself who you are, and being able to say "I don't know."

  • Episode 11: Negotiating Your Offer

    May 21st, 2019  |  39 mins 55 secs
    career, compensation, money, offer
  • Episode 10: Surviving a layoff

    May 7th, 2019  |  33 mins 41 secs
    career, career change, job loss, job search, layoff, time off, unemployment

    How do you know if you may be laid off, and what do you do if it happens? In this episode, Liz and Kat help you understand what to look for to predict a potential layoff, how to prepare, and how to help yourself deal with and get your next job without too much stress.

  • Episode 9: Guest: Chris Gaither - Burnout Advice Around Reinventing Yourself

    April 18th, 2019  |  51 mins 44 secs

    Kat and Liz sit down with Chris Gaither, former tech journalist and enterprise software communications manager turned life coach. We talk with Chris about evaluating and assessing your life and career goals, as well as dealing with burnout. If you're feeling stuck, this is a helpful episode to push you to do something about it.

  • Episode 8: Help! I Don't Know How To Ask For a Raise!

    April 9th, 2019  |  32 mins 22 secs
    career, compensation, money, raise

    Liz and Kat answer a listener question around how to ask for a raise.

  • Episode 7: Asking friends for professional advice: what's appropriate?

    March 21st, 2019  |  44 mins 37 secs

    Asking for professional advice from friends - what's appropriate? When should you pay? Kat and Liz talk with a child psychiatrist and marketing consultant.

  • Episode 6: Ever worked with a real a-hole?

    March 7th, 2019  |  31 mins 41 secs

    Today Liz and Kat discuss working with real a-holes. Listen in for tips on how to sniff them out in the interview process, how to work with them, coach them, and how to manage them.

    After you listen, you should be able to navigate your relationships with assholes in the workplace with ease, grace and without losing your cool.

  • Episode 5: Even after the interview, you're still not done

    February 21st, 2019  |  38 mins 25 secs

    Liz and Kat talk about what to do, and what not to do, after you finish the interview.