Kat is the CEO of Jigsaw Solutions, Inc. where she works with companies as an organizational development consultant and career coach. Kat started her career in staffing and Human Resources working for Charles Schwab, Barclays Global Investors, Spirent Communications, Cloudera and some start up companies. Kat's focus today is helping companies build and retain strong teams and cultures.
Along with her husband and business partner, John Mark Troyer, Kat is the Co-CEO of TechReckoning, a B2B marketing consulting company, and is co-founder of The Influence Marketing Council, an organization for marketers who are bringing relationship-based marketing to the corporate world.
Kat is also the founder of Gently Moving Forward, where her coaching clients and retreat participants find a safe space for them to transform, to heal, and to bring more of their strengths into the world. To learn more, visit: http://kathleennelsontroyer.com
Kat lives in a seaside cottage with a magical garden about 25 miles south of San Francisco with her fabulous husband John, their two cats and a dog. She’s slightly obsessed with dolphins and whales, leading to transformative journeys swimming with them in Hawaii and Tonga. She loves to travel, especially to the sacred and powerful spots on our planet. She has a passion for diving deeply into her ongoing personal work which connects her to her inner wisdom and allows her to be a catalyst for positive change. She strives to live a peaceful, joyful, and meaningful life with lots of laughter!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 7th, 2019 | 44 mins 41 secs
Angie Verros, sourcer and recruiter, tells Kat and Liz how she finds people on the internet
January 24th, 2019 | 38 mins 16 secs
Liz and Kat talk about how to prepare for a job interview.
January 10th, 2019 | 37 mins 59 secs
So you want a new job... how do you get started, and what do you need to do to make it happen?
December 20th, 2018 | 32 mins 36 secs
Meet the hosts! Guest MC John Mark Troyer interviews the two hosts of the podcast, Liz Bronson and Kathleen Nelson Troyer, about their backgrounds and what this podcast is all about - jobs, careers, and what doesn't get said at the water cooler.