Happen To Your Career Podcast

A career change podcast for people who don’t want to settle. Stories of how high performers find meaningful work.

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Everything you’ve wished your work could be is real. It just doesn’t happen the way you think. Learn how top performers find work that fits. The Happen To Your Career Podcast is stories of real people who’ve found their ideal career.

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“Every time I listen to the podcast I learn something valuable to share with my career coaching clients. Scott and his guests provide cutting edge and real life examples to help listeners in their career development.”

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“Whether you’re trying to figure out what you want to do, have just realized you can’t keep doing what you’re doing, or are looking for ways to improve in the job you love, you’ve come to the right place!”

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“This podcast has been tremendously influential for me this year as I’ve finally transitioned into my new career path. There’s so much insight and advice for every stage of the process- from trying to figure out what is even out there to interviewing, landing the job and negotiating pay.”

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Recent Episodes

October 16, 2023

537: Rethinking Informational Interviews: Stop Doing Them & Start Test Driving Conversations

on this episode If your goal is to get a job, sure, you can stick with informational interviews. But if you’re after a fulfilling career that pays really well, then you must be willing to do things differently than the rest of the world. The internet and self-proclaimed job experts have been chanting the mantra […]

October 9, 2023

536: How Networking and Bold Career Moves Can Transform Your Life

on this episode We’ve found that when you start doing the work to make a big change, like a career change, these big moves bleed into the rest of your life and cause you to make changes in parts of your life you never expected. Jill Schmieding’s story is a testament to this.  After a […]

October 2, 2023

535: Empowering Career Advice From Successful Career Changers

on this episode Ever felt like you’re stuck in your career, spinning your wheels with no clear direction? Ready for a change but not sure where to begin? We’re sharing career advice from 7 people who have made the change to more meaningful work aligned with their passions and strengths. Their advice is all about […]

September 25, 2023

534: Overcoming Burnout by Prioritizing Career Well-being with Emilie Aries

on this episode You’ve probably heard of the oxygen mask theory: “In the event of a plane emergency, secure your oxygen mask before assisting others.” The underlying message is simple but profound – you must take care of yourself first to be of help to others. Surprisingly, this analogy is also a powerful tool for […]

September 18, 2023

533: Creating Your Ideal Career by Asking for What You Want

on this episode We’ve all heard it before, “Just ask for what you want!” Simple, right? But let’s face it, actually putting that advice into action can be a whole different story. There’s a whole array of things that hold us back from having those important conversations that could make our work life so much […]

September 11, 2023

532: Prioritizing Autonomy & Fulfillment When You’re at a Career Crossroads (Live Coaching)

on this episode Ever since remote work gained acceptance in 2020, flexibility has been all the rage. Now you hear it offered as a perk from organizations that allow their employees to “work from anywhere” but it turns out… that’s not really the full picture of what people are looking for. There’s often a much […]

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