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16 minutes | Jun 6, 2022
4.8 De-mystifying contracting with Sammie Walsh
In this episode Jack interviews Sammie Walsh, a talent acquisition manager at the staffing agency Insight Global, to talk about contracting. Sammie describes why companies hire contractors, what the hiring process looks like, and the benefits of contracting.
28 minutes | Apr 13, 2022
4.7 How to make and keep intentional friendships at work and beyond with Alex Alexander
This is the last episode dedicated to sharing “soul-filled” episodes where we explore careers through storytelling, mindfulness, and connection. In this episode, Alex Alexander, the ultimate friendship facilitator breaks down how to build and maintain meaningful relationships that add value to our professional and personal lives. To learn more, visit: @itsalexalexander on Instagram or https://alexalexander.com/hello/
23 minutes | Feb 7, 2022
4.6 How to get "Unstuck" through Mindfulness and Overcome Limiting Beliefs with Audrey Sutton Mills
The second half of season 4 is dedicated to sharing “soul-filled” episodes where we will be exploring careers through storytelling, mindfulness, and connection. In this episode, writer, mindfulness mentor, and spiritual coach, Audrey Sutton Mills shares easy to follow steps on everything from practicing mindfulness to overcoming limiting beliefs.To learn more, visit: http://audreysuttonmills.com/
13 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
4.5 Storytelling with UW Foster School of Business Dean, Frank Hodge
The second half of season 4 will be dedicated to sharing “Soul-filled” episodes where we will be exploring careers through storytelling, mindfulness, and connection. In this episode, Dean Hodge breaks down the key components in telling stories that are purposeful, universal, and captivating.
15 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
4.4 Connecting with Recruiters on Social Media: Talking with University Talent Attraction Manager @ Intuit and TikTok Content Creator, Gabrielle Woody
Gabrielle Woody is a University Talent Attraction Manager at Intuit and the content creator behind the information-packed career TikTok, the CareerConfidant. In this episode, Lindsey interviews Gabrielle as she provides insights on how to connect with recruiters on social media and ways to stand out as a candidate in the process.Follow Gabrielle on TikTok or add her on LinkedIn. Be sure to mention that you have listened to the podcast!Follow the CareerConfidant on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@careerconfidant Gabrielle's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriellewoody
15 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
4.3 Danny Bui ('20) talks about translating Military Experience to the Business World plus the Job Search Timeline
At the top of the episode Lindsey discusses different types of job postings and when to apply for full time opportunities. Around the 5-minute mark, Foster Alum and Deloitte Advisory Analyst, Danny Bui '20, talks about his experience in the U.S. Army. In this conversation Danny highlights how he translated his experience in the military to the job search and beyond!Resources for Student Veterans:- Husky Veterans (Registered Student Organization)- Student Veteran Life
10 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
4.2 Guest Episode: Conversations on Careers & Professional Life - Tell Me About Yourself and Tips to Improve Behavioral Interviewing
This is an episode of Conversations on Careers & Professional Life hosted by my colleague, Gregory Heller from the Foster School of Business MBA Career Management Team. If you enjoy this episode, you can find Conversations on Careers & Professional Life on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
23 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
4.1 Yvonne Wang (MSCM '21) talks about Amazon University Recruiting
Yvonne Wang was an MSCM student who was selected into Amazon's Pathways program through the company's University Recruiting. Jack interviews Yvonne as she provides insights on how to navigate the University Recruiting process.
25 minutes | May 10, 2021
3.8 Vice President of Supply Chain at Talking Rain, Oscar Mayorquin
In the final episode of Season 3, Foster business development manager Chris Milliken interviews Oscar Mayorquin. Oscar is the VP of Supply Chain at Talking Rain Beverage Company which is located just 20 miles east of Seattle. In this interview, he shares invaluable information about the company culture, their significant growth, and impacts of COVID-19 on supply chain.
20 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
3.7 Employer Spotlight - Wyze
Chris Milliken connects with Karen Neth, a recruiter at Seattle-area start up, Wyze! In this episode they discuss the culture and overview of the company.
21 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
3.6 Nordstrom Business Intelligence Analyst Leon Yao (MSIS '19)
In episode 3.6, Leon Yao (MSIS '19) from shares his career journey in landing a job at Nordstrom and gives advice based on what he's learned in the last couple of years in both applying to jobs and working at Nordstrom.
9 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
3.5 How I Got the Job: Laura Bettinger, MSIS, McKinsey & Co
Occasionally we'll have episodes of "How I Got the Job" in which students share how they got jobs with different companies. In this episode Laura Bettinger from the MSIS program shares how she landed a dream job with McKinsey & Co.
27 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
3.4 The Art of Small Talk with Andy Rabitoy, Director of Foster Career Services
In episode 3.4, Andy Rabitoy, director of Foster Services, provides tips and tricks on how to engage industry professionals in meaningful conversations in networking and informational interview situations.
20 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
3.3 Microsoft Program Manager and MSIS alum ('19) Soumik Chakraborty
In episode 3.3, former MSIS alum Soumik Chakraborty describes his journey after the MSIS program to working at Tableau and then Microsoft as a PM. He also provides useful tips and advice for current Specialized Master's students.
33 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
3:2 Sr Analytics Manager Matt Ravet at Amazon
In episode 3.2, Foster business development manager Chris Milliken interviews UW alum and Sr Analytics Manager Matt Ravet at Amazon. Matt talks about analytics, his career journey, and the data skills that are valued at companies such as Amazon.
37 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
3:1 Managing Principal Kevin Tam at Coalfire
In the new season 3 of Career Chats, Foster business development manager Chris Milliken interviews Foster alum and managing principal Kevin Tam at the cybersecurity consulting firm Coalfire. Kevin shares the skills needed to get into consulting and provides invaluable career advice for students.
14 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
2:4 The Additional Information section on resumes
Not sure what to put in the Additional Information section of a resume? Natalie and Jack discuss why it's important to give this section some thought and energy on a resume.
9 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
2:3 1 Page vs 2 Page Resume
1 page or 2 pages for your resume? Good question! Jack and Natalie give their perspectives on how long your resume should be.
13 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
2:2 Work Experience in Resumes
In the second episode on resumes, Jack and Natalie discuss how to write compelling bullet points for the Work Experience section by focusing on accomplishments rather than job descriptions.
15 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
2:1 Resumes (Part 1)
In the second season of Career Chats, Jack and Natalie dive into the topic of resumes. This first episode of the multi-part series on resumes investigates what sets apart good resumes from bad ones.
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