Liz Bronson is the owner of Liz Bronson Consulting- a recruiting company helping mostly tech start-up teams maximize their hiring processes by identifying the right roles, asking the right questions, and collecting the important feedback to make the best hire. Liz is passionate around designing authentic, candidate-centric recruiting processes that match a company's culture. Since starting the company in 2013, her clients have included companies like Pulumi, Zugata, SignalFx, Evernote and Hasura. Liz also does individual career and general management coaching. Before being independent, Liz worked for 9 years at VMware building their Product Management and Marketing teams and was also a part of the HR team at Barclays Global Investors.
In San Francisco, Liz met her husband, Erick, and after their daughter was born, they moved to Austin where, less than 2 years later, their son was born. When she's not working or making memories with her family, Liz is active with Generation SERVE, a local nonprofit providing children with opportunities to volunteer, going on new adventures, cooking, exercise, laughing with friends and getting lost in a good novel.
October 8th, 2019 | 32 mins 49 secs
Say what? Liz and Kat discuss Active Listening in the workplace that will help you succeed in your career.
September 24th, 2019 | 43 mins 45 secs
How do you go about executing a job change? Liz & Kat talk with technologist Andrew Miller about his thoughtful process: when to leave, what to go towards, playing to your strengths, taking sabbaticals, and activating your network.
September 10th, 2019 | 37 mins 53 secs
Author Carlos Hidalgo talks about happiness and work-life boundaries and his new book, The UnAmerican Dream, with Liz and Kat.
August 25th, 2019 | 37 mins 11 secs
Office party? Off to a conference? Liz & Kat talk about the difference between having fun and having too much fun at work events!
August 13th, 2019 | 32 mins 3 secs
Liz and Kat share their advice on being authentic, sharing appropriately and avoiding being the person who shares too much at work.
July 30th, 2019 | 45 mins 40 secs
Liz and Kat talk about building effective teams with J Mike Smith
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!
July 2nd, 2019 | 43 mins 38 secs
Alexis Pokorny talks mindfulness at work with Liz and Kat
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.
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."
May 21st, 2019 | 39 mins 55 secs
career, compensation, money, offer
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.