Kat is the CEO of Jigsaw Solutions, Inc. where she works with companies as an organizational development consultant, team and career coach. Kat started her career in staffing and Human Resources working for Charles Schwab, Barclays Global Investors, Spirent Communications, Cloudera and several technology start -up companies. Kat's focus today is helping companies build and retain strong teams with constructive cultures. Kat practices and coaches her clients how to have a growth mindset to facilitate desired change in their work and careers. She is a firm believer that each individual is the CEO of their career and lives.
Kat lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her fabulous husband John, and their two cats. She loves to cook, hike and travel. She’s fascinated with dolphins and whales, and has had the opportunity to swim with them in Hawaii and Tonga. She strives to live a peaceful, joyful, and meaningful life with lots of laughter!
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.