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A Year of Career: 52 Practical Answers to Your Questions
16 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Episode 29: How should I handle recruiters who reach out to me on LinkedIn?
This week on A Year of Career, Erin and David Gaston provide helpful LinkedIn tips and discuss proper etiquette, especially as it relates to recruiters reaching out to you about job opportunities. This can be great, but if you weren't planning to change jobs and aren't prepared, this can catch you off guard!AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.comCareer.KU.edu
16 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
A Year of Career - Episode 28: What are job search tips for liberal arts & sciences majors?
This week on A Year of Career, Erin is joined by David Gaston, a higher education administrator with over 25 years of experience in career services working with students and alumni with LA&S degrees. They discuss the benefits of an LA&S degree, how to market yourself to employers, and why employers should put LA&S majors high on their list of top candidates!AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
11 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
A Year of Career: Episode 27 - How do you balance finding a career you love and simply needing a job?
This week on A Year of Career, Erin talks about various experiences to help you evaluate careers to find a job you will love. It may take some time, but the more experiences you have, the more you will be able to gather necessary information to make well-informed decisions.AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
9 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Episode: 26 - What are your favorite online job boards?
This week on A Year of Career Erin talks about her favorite resources for finding open positions. She discusses the importance of networking and shares some specific web resources and sites.AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
18 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
A Year of Career: Episode 25 - How can I learn about a company's culture?
This week Erin is joined by Ultranauts lead recruiter Carrie Blackman. They discuss active ways to learn about a company's culture so you can prepare and make well-informed decisions throughout your job search.ultranauts.coAYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
22 minutes | Jun 13, 2021
A Year of Career: Episode 24 - How do recruiters use both resumes and LinkedIn profiles?
This week Erin is joined by recruiter and former career services professional Carrie Blackman of Ultranauts. They discuss the differences between a resume and LinkedIn and how both are used by recruiters. Whether you are actively searching for a job or not, having an updated resume and LinkedIn profile are both important. You should also be active on LinkedIn!Ultranauts.coUltranauts.co/jobs/AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
30 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Episode 23: A Year of Career - I am really uncomfortable networking; can I just skip it?
This week on A Year of Career, Erin and her friend Katie discuss all things networking! They provide practical advice for how to network effectively with specific tips for those who find networking really intimidating (like Erin does!). They also talk about the benefits of networking and how it can help you when searching for a new job. In short, they don't recommend skipping it!AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
6 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Episode 22: What should I wear to an interview?
This week on A Year of Career I provide some quick tips on what to wear and not to wear for an interview with information based on varying position types.AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
18 minutes | May 27, 2021
Episode 21 - What are tips for requesting workplace accommodations if you have a disability?
This week, Wendy Shoemaker, Director of the University Career Center at The University of Kansas, joins Erin to provide advice for requesting workplace accommodations either as a job seeker or employee. They discuss the importance of advocating for yourself, and Wendy shares valuable resources to help employees as well as supervisors and HR teams.career.ku.edu/ada - "Disclosing to an Employer" and "Disclosure Options" worksheetsJob Accommodation Network - https://askjan.org/ - offers specific guidance on accommodations by disability, including the functional limitations that are characteristic of that disability but also some situations and solutionsDisclosing Visible Disabilities - https://youtu.be/fyLWLxtbIacDisclosing Invisible Disabilities - https://youtu.be/zt8H9wf-rOoDisabilities and Functional Limitations - https://youtu.be/yU-bB-SSVYI
7 minutes | May 20, 2021
Episode 20: When is it appropriate to omit experiences on your resume?
On the 20th episode of A Year of Career, Erin shares information on what to consider when including or excluding information on your resume. She talks about considering relevance and time when thinking about each position.AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
9 minutes | May 13, 2021
Episode 19: What are strategies for job searching while unemployed?
This week on A Year of Career Erin talks about treating your job search like a full-time job if you are currently unemployed. She discusses different strategies to consider throughout the process and also recommends volunteering to help you utilize your skills and build your network.AYearOfCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
22 minutes | May 6, 2021
Episode: 18 - What should I know about taxes before starting a side gig?
This week Ben Miller, CPA joins Erin and shares his expertise and provides tax tips for anyone considering starting a small business. Preparation is key, and talking to a tax accountant and business attorney in advance will help set you up for success.millercpallc.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.comAYearofCareer.com
20 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Episode 17 - What advice do you have for starting a side gig?
This week, hear from the founders and owners of Kickin Ks online clothing boutique. Learn how Kaylee and Katie took their love for fashion and turned it into a side gig. They discuss their challenges but more importantly provide helpful tips for anyone considering starting a business.kickinks.comAYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
7 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Episode 16: If a job requires 3-5 years of experience and I don't have that, should I apply?
This week Erin provides insight on applying for jobs that require a certain number of years of experience that you don't have yet. She talks about options to consider but more importantly provides suggestions on how to acquire the years of experience through volunteering, professional association involvement, and taking on more responsibility within your current position.CareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.comAYearOfCareer.com
10 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
A Year of Career Episode 15 - Aside from job postings, how can I learn about potential job openings?
In this week's episode of A Year of Career, Erin talks about the importance of informational interviewing. She shares tips on conducting an effective informational interview and how this can grow your network and help you learn about potential job opportunities.AYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
24 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Episode 14: When is it too late for a career change?
This week Erin is joined by her friends Ellen and Brent who discuss their unique career transitions in their mid-30s. They discuss successes and challenges, provide helpful advice, and talk about how to know when it is time for a change. Their motivational stories will help you as you consider your own career trajectory!AYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
19 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Episode 13: If I only submit my resume to an online job board will I get a job?
This week Erin and her friend and colleague Dana discuss ways to be more active in your job search. By tailoring your application materials, reaching out to your network, and contacting the organization to express your interest, you will have a better chance of getting your foot in the door to land an interview! Tune in to hear more tips!AYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
18 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Episode 12 - How do I know if a certain career path is right for me?
This week Erin is joined by Dr. Kevin Fullerton. Together they discuss using experiential learning to assess career paths. They talk about what experiential learning is, why it is important, and how it can be used in all stages of your career whether you are just starting out or you have been in the workforce for years.Make sure to check out Dr. Fullerton's website, blog, and podcast at ExperientialEdHub.com.AYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.com
10 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Episode 11 - What questions should I ask in an interview?
In this week's episode, Erin talks about the research you should do before an interview and how that research can help you formulate questions to ask so you can evaluate the company and decide if it is a good fit for you! You are interviewing the company as much as they are interviewing you, so be sure to ask questions.CareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantageGolf.comAYearofCareer.com
12 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Episode 10: What are tips to utilize LinkedIn effectively (part 1)?
This week Erin talks to Shannon Corrigan of Revel XP about how Shannon landed her current job through effective use of LinkedIn. They discuss valuable tips you can start implementing today whether you are actively looking for a job or not.RevelXP.comAYearofCareer.comCareerAdvantageResumes.comCareerAdvantangeGolf.com
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