39 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
#3- How is job searching in a pandemic for a recent graduate? with Hannah Henick
Thank you for joining us for Episode 3. On this week’s show we have Hannah Henick walk us through how job searching has been going. Hannah is a recent college graduate. We talk about how job searching has changed over the past 20 years, the advice she has received along the way, and the affect this pandemic has had on the job search. You’ll also hear us talk about how Hannah is still looking for a job opportunity (if you can help with this, she would love to hear from you). We jump right into the conversation kicking off with Hannah walking us through her job search. Key moments in the conversation 1:20 - Walk us through what is like to search for a job right now 11:01 - Comparing job searching now to 20 years ago 15:06 - What’s the best advice you’ve received? 17:40 - Working 60 hours for $30k 21:25 - What’s the worst advice you’ve received? 26:00 - What advice do you have for HR departments? 29:19 - Did your college prepare you for the job search? 32:00 - What’s the difference between searching for a job pre pandemic vs now? You can find Hannah on LinkedIn. This week’s ad space is dedicated to the Equal Justice Initiative. Equal Justice Initiative was created by Bryan Stevenson, the author of “Just Mercy” (an amazing book!). Equal Justice Initiative advocates for criminal justice reform, racial justice, and public education.
50 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
#2- Do I have to be productive during a pandemic? with Amanda Hinski, MBA
Thank you for joining us for Episode 2. On this week’s show we have Amanda Hinski, MBA sharing her tips for productivity during a pandemic. Amanda is an Executive Leader and a contributor for Forbes. We talk about “should I even be productive in a pandemic?”, tips on how to manage your to do list, and balancing productivity with the rest of life. You’ll hear Amanda at the end of the show say she hopes that that people will start analyzing their own productivity through a research mindset to help discover themselves. We jump right into the conversation kicking off with Amanda addressing “should I even be productive during a pandemic?”. Key moments in the conversation 2:37 - Should I be productive during a pandemic? 11:13 - The emails never end 15:38 - Best practices for your to-do list (where we reference “Getting Things Done” by David Allen) 25:15 - How are you managing all the change that is happening? 30:50 - How do you balance being productive with perfectionism? You can follow Amanda on twitter at @AmandaHinski. You can find more about Amanda at AmandaHinski.com You can find us on social media by searching for Redefining the Company. You can also visit our website, where you can send us questions or ideas about content you are interested in. You can find Dan on Twitter @danredefining. This show’s ad space is dedicated to the Polaris Project. The Polaris Project is devoted to educating the world on human trafficking.
41 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
#1- Can I use my work stress for good? with Dr. G
Thank you for joining us for Episode 1. On this week’s show we have resilience expert Dr G. breaking down the myth about all stress being evil. We talk about using stress as a motivator under the right circumstances, empathy being a core tool of work, and practical strategies for navigating a stressful work environment. You’ll hear Dr. G at the end of the show say she hopes that “people decide that when they note the stress they are feeling or someone else is mentioning, that they will try to figure out how it can be useful to them.” We jump right into the conversation kicking off with Dr. G’s tips for resilience in the today’s workplace. Key moments in the conversation 2:45 - Using stress as a motivator 12:40 - How do we teach empathy? 24:00 - It can feel impossible to find common ground 36:00 - Neutral thinking (from Trevor Moawad) You can follow Dr. G on twitter at @AskDocG. You can find more about Dr.G at AskDoctorG.com You can find us on social media by searching for Redefining the Company. You can also visit our website, where you can send us questions or ideas about content you are interested in. You can find Dan on Twitter @danredefining. This show’s ad space is dedicated to ACLU’s voting rights project that works to protect all citizens’ abilities to vote.