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The Career Crowd
44 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
Mental Health and the Workplace (Kate Lucey)
What impact can mental health have on your career? We welcome Kate Lucey, author of Get a Grip, Love, as our Stand Out from the Crowd guest to discuss how she faced her struggles with mental health, the impact on her career, and some of the helpful (and unhelpful) advice she received along the way. And if you are currently experiencing burnout in your career, our latest Career Fear segment will provide some useful advice to get you back on track. Join in for another cracking episode! Kate Lucey Website Get a Grip, Love LinkedIn Instagram Twitter Episode Resources: Mental Health Foundation – Mental health in the workplace HRnews – Over half of UK workers haven’t received mental health support despite rise in anxiety, study reveals BBC Worklife – How to tell if you’re close to burning out World Health Organization - Burn-out an "occupational phenomenon": International Classification of Diseases Mind Garden - Maslach Burnout Inventory™ (MBI) Harvard Business Review – Beating Burnout See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
49 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
The Side Hustle (The3Engineers)
What is the secret to a successful side hustle? Join us for our first multi-guest Stand Out from the Crowd segment with Nick Parker and Matt Baron from The3Engineers to discuss their side hustle to publish children’s books on protecting the environment. We also explore the challenge of starting something new for our latest Career Fear and hope to inspire you to take that all-important first step. Hustle up and tune in for this special episode! The3Engineers Website LinkedIn Instagram Episode Resources: Henley Business School – The Side Hustle Economy Scott Eidelman and Christian Crandall – The Intuitive Traditionalist: How Biases for Existence and Longevity Promote Status Quo (Advances in Experimental Social Psychology) Simon Sinek – Find Your Why Ronald Moen and Clifford Norman – Circling Back – Clearing up myths about the Deming cycle and seeing how it keeps evolving BBC Future – Was the Sinclair C5 30 years too early?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47 minutes | Sep 23, 2021
Happiness at Work (Aurelie Litynski)
How can we unlock the power of positivity in the workplace? We welcome Chief Happiness Officer Aurelie Litynski as our Stand Out from the Crowd guest to discuss how happiness and meaning should exist in both our personal and professional lives. And if you have ever felt that you are losing yourself in your career, you are not alone as we tackle this topic in our latest Career Fear segment. Smile, it’s a brand-new episode! Aurelie Litynski Website Happicards LinkedIn Instagram YouTube Episode Resources: Roy F. Baumeister et al. – Some key differences between a happy life and a meaningful life (The Journal of Positive Psychology) Greater Good Magazine – The Four Keys to Happiness at Work (UC Berkeley PERK Framework) Workstars – Five studies showing how employee happiness and business performance go hand in hand Lamisha Serf-Walls – 7 Tips of Find Yourself When You’re Feeling Lost edX - The Foundations of Happiness at WorkSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
Understanding Your Finances (Rajesh Modha)
Why don’t we talk about money? Because it’s emotive, sometimes we just don’t get it, and likely because our parents didn’t talk about it either. Listen in as we welcome certified financial coach Rajesh Modha as our Stand Out from the Crowd guest to get to the bottom of these financial matters in our first in-person recording! And we explore the true cost of financial illiteracy in our latest Career Fear segment. Come join the Crowd! Rajesh Modha Website LinkedIn Twitter Episode Resources: Brené Brown – The Power of Vulnerability (TEDx Houston) Simply Psychology – Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs George Kinder – EVOKE: A Life Planning Methodology for the Coming Revolution in Client Relationships Annamaria Lusardi – Financial literacy and the need for financial education: evidence and implications Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center – Fearless Women: Financial Literacy and Stock Market Participation The Spectator – Has Covid accelerated the cashless society? Betterment – How Checking Performance Might Hurt Your PerformanceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
49 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Women in STEM – Challenges, Opportunities, and Fearing Failure (Dr. Hannah Roberts)
What challenges and opportunities do women face in STEM careers? Join us in welcoming career coach Dr. Hannah Roberts as our first-ever Stand Out from the Crowd guest to learn more about supporting women and girls to take up and stick with STEM as a career choice. We also use Hannah’s Failure CV as the basis for exploring failure in our latest Career Fear segment. Crowd around for the new format! Dr. Hannah Roberts, PhD Website LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Women in STEM – Career and Confidence Podcast Hannah’s Failure CV Episode Resources: Welcome – Young people’s views on science education STEM Women – Percentages of Women in STEM Statistics FE News – The Scale of #STEM Skills Gender Gap in UK Apprenticeships World Economic Forum – Pandemic Pushes Back Gender Parity by a Generation Melanie Stefan – A CV of failuresSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
52 minutes | Aug 12, 2021
Preparing Today for the Jobs of Tomorrow
How do we prepare the next generation for the jobs of the future? Mital, Ian, and Jon explore the impact of working from home, the rise of the gig economy, and the skills we need to develop and teach young learners. But what if there is a skills gap? We take aim at this in the next Career Fear segment. Come join the Crowd! Episode Resources: CIPD – Working from home: assessing the research evidence Bloomberg - Work from Home to Lift Productivity by 5% in Post-Pandemic U.S. McKinsey – Skill shift: Automation and the future of the workforce Freelance UK - Freelancing in the UK in 2021: A market overview BBC – Uber drivers are workers not self-employed, Supreme Court rules Dell Technologies – Realizing 2030: A Divided Vision of the Future Forbes – How COVID-19 has transformed the gig economy? World Economic Forum – Schools of the Future: Defining New Modules of Education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Evolution of a Career
How have careers evolved from the Boomers to the Zoomers? Ian, Jon and Mital investigate how technology, education, and automation are changing the way we work. And making that next move to further your skills or change careers may require you to take on debt, so we explore this topic in our latest Career Fear segment. Thanks for being part of the Crowd! Episode Resources: Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies Report - The next era of human | machine partnerships Office of National Statistics (ONS) - Which occupations are at highest risk of being automated? UK Government – Apprenticeships Welsh Government – Apprenticeships Skills Development Scotland – Apprenticeships Northern Ireland - Apprenticeships Prospects - Should I go to university or do an apprenticeship? UK Government - Student Financing A-ZSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
Your Career and COVID-19
COVID-19 has impacted careers in so many ways and could change the future of working forever, but what can we learn from similar economic crises of the past? Jon, Ian, and Mital share their stories from the Great Recession and draw parallels (and contrasts) with the pandemic. COVID-19 has also created a lot of uncertainty in our lives and careers, so we dive deep into this topic in our first Career Fear segment. Come join the Crowd! Episode Resources: 2014 Office of National Statistics Report (ONS) on Youth Unemployment during the Great Recession 2021 UK Youth Unemployment Statistics Report on the Impacts of COVID-19 University of Queensland research article, “How uncertainty affects career behaviour: A narrative approach” University of Luebeck, The Rockefeller University, and University College London research article, “Uncertainty and stress: Why is causes diseases and how it is mastered by the brain.”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Welcome to The Career Crowd
Jon, Mital, and Ian welcome you to a brand new podcast, The Career Crowd. Join us as we help you stand out from the crowd with inspirational guests and informative discussion about those things which no one taught you in school. No matter where you are in your journey, join the Crowd as we start ours...together! Check out our website and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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