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Entrepreneur Michael Gardon is on a mission to help people get intentional about their career journey, and there's never been a better time to take control. Hear from hiring managers and CEOs at cutting edge firms about what it takes to get ahead. Hear from side hustlers who are building more resilient work lives, and hear from entrepreneurs who invest in themselves in pursuit of a more fulfilled, more sane life. Plus learn tactical skills for finding and landing the best job. Skills like ho ...
 
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#402: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell. Dr. Amy Beacom is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership, the first consultancy in the US to focus exclusively on parental leave. Drawing on over 25 years in executive leadership development and coaching, Amy consults with Fortune 100 companie…
 
#401: In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Noa Shaw. Noa Shaw is a certified life coach who guides his clients to become better versions of themselves by helping them identify and understand their purpose and achieve what they want in life. Whether you’re searching for more meaning or fulfillment in your personal life and relationships, or seekin…
 
#400: In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Kelly McClellan. Kelly is a Career and Leadership expert with over 20 years of experience in training and developing people, leaders, and teams. With more than 3000 coaching hours, she is on a mission to help people create a life and career they love. Equal parts coach, consultant, and cheerleader, Kelly…
 
#399: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with S. Chris Edmonds. S. Chris Edmondshelps leaders create and sustain purposeful, positive, productive work cultures. He is a speaker, author, and executive consultant who is the founder of The Purposeful Culture Group. He's one of Inc. Magazine’s 100 Top Leadership Speakers and was a featured presenter…
 
#398: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Mark Babbitt. Mark S. Babbitt is President of WorqIQ, a community and change management consultancy that helps organizations understand leadership's impact on culture and the company's collective level of Workplace Intelligence (WQ). Mark is also CEO and Founder of YouTern, a career-focused community…
 
#397: Jeffrey Moss solved a problem, the answer to the question for recent grads from college; how do I get experience? His company Parker Dewey has a program for employers to leverage the excitement of a recent grad without all the hassle of hiring a full-time intern. Instead, they have a shorter-term small internship which he calls a "Micro-inter…
 
#396: Peter Economy has written over 100 books and his latest is a field guide to toxic coworkers. He offers some great advice on how to deal with this toxicity and move into a new job quickly to out-maneuver these bad actors in your career. Peter has written over 11 books in the for dummies series, but he's no dummy when it comes to identifying a …
 
#395: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Ray King. Ray is the Global Head of Sales at Devbridge, a digital product and technology consultancy. A first-generation immigrant from The Gambia, Ray migrated to the US as a teen and has gained experience building and leading high-performing teams since. He has successfully led digital product deli…
 
In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Joel Bein. Joel Bein is passionate about self-driven learning, creativity, personal growth, and human consciousness. He is a content marketer and job hunt coach at Crash.co, a startup on a mission to help people discover and do what makes them come alive. He is a writer for The Daily Job Hunt newsletter, h…
 
#393: Valerie Patrick is a PhD chemical engineer who worked in multi-national organizations for 25 years where she gained over 10,000 hours of experience leading teams to achieve a wide range of objectives. Valerie founded Fulcrum Connection LLC in 2013 to provide instructional design, training, consulting, and facilitation for a broad range of top…
 
#392: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Raman Chadha. Raman is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Junto Institute, which has been in business since 2012. Junto is the only place for bootstrapped companies to get flexible, affordable, and high-impact training and development for their remote workforce. Membership includes live weekly rou…
 
In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Ken Rusk. Ken Rusk is a blue-collar construction entrepreneur and founder of Rusk Industries, Inc. who has launched multiple successful endeavors over the last 30 plus years. He has made it his mission to hire, train, and coach first-time job seekers, particularly those like himself who don’t have college …
 
This coach works with job seekers at a high level in one of the most competitive markets in the world. Silicon Valley has earned him a reputation that keeps in demand through word of mouth and an excellent reputation. You might not be able to afford an appointment with him but Kyle gave us some great insight on today's episode. However, if you are …
 
In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Danny Leonard. Danny is currently a Co-Founder at Ramped. He's also a sales advisor, consultant, and investor with over a decade of success at various VC-backed startups. He's built sales teams from scratch, bringing them through initial traction and onto scale/profitability. He's closed deals upwards of $…
 
In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Dane Jensen. Dane Jensen is the CEO of Third Factor, an instructor at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and is affiliate faculty with the UNC Executive Development at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At Third Factor, he works to help le…
 
Stephan Aarstol, founder and CEO of Tower Paddle Boards built a company with over 30M in sales. But we're not here to paddle around the topic. He implemented a 5-hour workday for all of his employees and we get to ask him how it went. Ditch your 9-5 for a 10-3 the 8-hour workday might be a thing of the past in 20 years. Or will it? Listen now to fi…
 
In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Kara Kaplan. Kara is currently the CEO of Moonrise. Prior to Moonrise, Kara spent her early career working in finance at Mesirow Financial and at Angel Street Capital (a boutique private equity and Investment Banking Firm). She then helped to spearhead the Business Development efforts at ShopTalk, a $30M vent…
 
In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Patrick Klas. Patrick is an investor with Maschmeyer Group Ventures (MGV). MGV is a seed stage fund located in San Francisco primarily focusing on InsurTech and Fintech. Previously, Patrick was a founding member of American Family Ventures (AFV) where he helped deploy over $300m across 100+ insurtech and fint…
 
In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Jim Butman, President and Chief Executive Officer at TDS Telecom. Jim has been with TDS Telecom since 1985. During his tenure with TDS Telecom, Jim has held numerous leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer and Group President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Operations. He also served as presiden…
 
Our journey to find meaningful work. Our journey to find a meaningful life. Most of us have been climbing the wrong mountain. Sometimes it seems like the harder we climb, the further we rise, the less we have. There’s a better way. Author Scott Shute walks us through his journey and others as the Head of Mindfulness and Compassion Programs at Linke…
 
Karen Tiber Leland has three names but 1 main expertise- Personal Branding. Karen is a frequent guest expert on personal branding, CEO branding, executive presence for radio, television, print, and online media. She has been interviewed by The Today Show, MSNBC, Fortune, Inc, Fast Company, NPR, CNN, Bloomberg, Oprah, and others. So you get people t…
 
Spark Your Resume was founded by Leander Howard II on January 9, 2020, and was officially launched on March 20, 2020. Spark Your Resume is a Resume Writing and Career Advancement Services Company helping REAL people obtain REAL results serving Undergraduates/ Entry-Level and Mid Career/Executive job seekers and professionals. We specialize in Resum…
 
You wrote your LinkedIn profile. You wrote your resume You wrote a post on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. And you have zero training. That doesn't make you better at writing. It means you might be making a huge mistake when your "writing" is now intended to get you hired for a new job someday. The age of media made by the masses brings with it new …
 
She’s a badass adventurer who loves humanity and is loved back by many Jobseekers, Friends, and family. She lives one hell of a life blazing trails where no one has gone before. A passionate swimmer, cyclist, and kayaker. She loves dogs and cats. She wrote books and spoke all over the world, inspiring millions of people to take risks, put their sel…
 
Are you in control of your mind? Are you really? Most people can't focus on one thing for more than 8 seconds. Your resumes rarely get that much time from the hiring team. In a job interview losing control of your thoughts can get in the way of presenting your best self. Guest Brett Hill is an expert on mindfulness and he helps us see some things c…
 
Today's guest B.J. Schone worked in Human Resources (HR) for 15+ years at several large, notable companies, and has been a manager for 10 of those years. He regularly speaks with other managers and HR team members about employees’ performance, growth, and promotions. He is one of the dreaded "Powers That Be" or the ones that decide who gets promote…
 
"I'm not a cat" the now infamous viral story of a lawyer's mistake on a zoom call in front of a judge. Cats have a way of getting into everything. Including this interview with a CEO. Stick around for the end of this episode and you'll get to hear the CEO of ZipRecruiter mention how a cat interruption to your job interview could be a memorable mome…
 
Brenda Bernstein, Founder and Senior Editor at The Essay Expert LLC, is the author of How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile, a book that held #1 best-seller spot on Amazon for 2 years (Business writing Skills category). Former lawyer that got her start helping other lawyers apply to law schools now is a sought after certified resume writing master…
 
Lesley is an expert Career Coach with a novice niche. Co-Founder of Early Stage Careers she guides college students and recent graduates to internships and post-graduate jobs. I interview her for advice for graduates today and tomorrow as they navigate a challenging job market. Host Justin DuxBy CareerCloud.com
 
Claudia has helped job seekers advance their careers or secure job offers for new roles. The right preparation can lead to a big raise or salary that is 20%-40% bigger than their previous salary. In this episode, we talk job interview preparation mindset and get into some topics around the career path. Listen now to hear why you should be changing …
 
“You don’t want to avoid it, and you don’t want to go down the rabbit hole of negativity, you want a balance between identifying the situation and then answering it with actionable positivity” - Max Chan on answering negative job interview questions After 11 months of searching, and several failed interview attempts, Max Chan finally landed his fir…
 
“It’s normal to be nervous. Nervousness is really just energy and what you do with that energy can differentiate yourself in the interview process” - Frank Blake Frank Blake has experienced more in life than most. He served as an army captain in Iraq, and was awarded the Bronze Star. After his tour, Frank hit the ground running in corporate america…
 
“Assume for now that this will be the status quo for another year” - Tara Haelle (@TaraHaelle) Freelance journalist, Tara Haelle has been published in just about every major media outlet. Her specialties include vaccines, pediatric and maternal health, parenting, public health, mental health, medical research, and the social sciences. She has autho…
 
“The longer you avoid your salary negotiation, the higher your price goes and you can drive away your competition” - Ellis Chase Career Cloud Radio is filled with advice on how to Find jobs Apply to jobs Interview for jobs It’s definitely a process and in some cases, can get quite lengthy and stressful. There is, however, one topic that is often ov…
 
“What a lot of people don’t realize is that 95 percent of the job search is marketing” - Marty Gilbert Marty Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of NSENG, which stands for North Shore Executive Networking Group (Chicago based). Over the past 10 years, Marty has helped over 1,700 people find jobs as of this writing, by encouraging job seekers to think ou…
 
“It’s all about putting yourself in their shoes and how you make them look good” - Beth Handler - Grunt (@bhgrunt) Beth Hendler-Grunt is a career coach that specializes in helping recent college graduates gain employment. Her resume includes consulting across the gamut; from start-ups to the fortune 500, so it is safe to say that she knows how to ‘…
 
“Fail fast, fail forward, and fail cheap” - (@SeanCastrina) Sean is an entrepreneur who previously held a self described dream job, but was unexpectedly let go. It was then that he arrived at the conclusion that he didn’t want his fate to be in control of anyone but himself. He ended up starting so many businesses that you could call him a serial e…
 
“I encourage clients to go back through their careers and think about where they felt they belonged” - Ben Anderson Ben Anderson is the second coach we have had on from The Handel Group and brings a wealth of experience to the show. A native of New Zealand, Ben is the only Career Cloud Radio guest who has successfully started, and brought a company…
 
“I weave in language that eludes to pain points together with details that are unique to an individual” - Virginia Franco We enjoyed having Virginia Franco on so much as a guest the first time around, that we decided to invite her back for another episode. Virginia is an accomplished writer whose work has been published in just about every type of …
 
“They don’t want to take a risk” - Richard Eisenberg on employers’ hiring process Richard Eisenberg is the Managing Editor of Next Avenue, a site that is geared towards baby boomers in the workforce where the slogan is “where grown ups keep growing.” Throughout his career, Richard has been an editor at Money Magazine, Yahoo! Finance, and Good House…
 
“We say people don’t have habits, habits have people” - Andrew Sykes Andrew Sykes knows a thing or two about habits, and after listening to this interview, you will, too. An accomplished author, and lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business, Andrew has made a name for himself over the past several decades by getting people to…
 
“Anything and everything that you do has to be about making someone successful” - Anjana Karumathil Anjana Karumathil is a fresh perspective for the show. She hasn’t been featured on any media outlets (she doesn’t try to) and the interview is being conducted from Bengaluru, India. Rather than getting an interview from the perspective of a career co…
 
“When you’re solid on your commitments, it makes decision making easier” Going from “stuck to unstoppable” is what Tracy Timm specializes in, and she speaks from experience. Now a successful career coach, and author, Tracy realized she wasn’t being fulfilled early on in her career and decided to take a step back so she could find out what would. Th…
 
“As the fairy Godmother of job seekers, like a pumpkin to a carriage, I write resumes and LinkedIn profiles, and transform them into job seeker tools” - Lynne Williams Lynne Williams is a resume and LinkedIn extraordinaire. If you’re looking to make a superfluous LinkedIn profile, just use Lynne’s as a template. She helps with resumes, too, specifi…
 
“The more you learn about someone else’s culture, the more you learn about your own” - Marc Miller Marc Miller, of CareerPivot.com specializes in his companies namesake. Marc can talk the talk, because he’s walked the walk - and as we learn in the interview, he’s walked further than most. This could very well be a two parter, but we kept it as one,…
 
Chrisa Boyce is an Executive Coach at Handel Group, a renowned corporate consulting and life coaching company. Her experience building brands, working alongside executives from a variety of different sectors, and managing large teams have helped Chrisa to serve as an executive coach at Handel where she leads workshops and corporate retreats, and wo…
 
“I get to help people figure out how to reframe change and how to act in spite of being scared” - Chrisa Boyce Chrisa Boyce is an Executive Coach at Handel Group, a renowned corporate consulting and life coaching company. Her experience building brands, working alongside executives from a variety of different sectors, and managing large teams have …
 
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