Mildred’s blog

Develop and market your career brand…with Craig McAlpine [PODCAST – EP 35]

Today’s episode is all about developing and marketing your personal brand for your career progression. My guest is Craig McAlpine, the founder of MyCareerBrand – a New Zealand-based organisation that delivers innovative career coaching and employer services that helps jobseekers communicate their personal brand to employers, and...

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Coming up…and a surprise announcement! [PODCAST – EP 34]

This solo round episode is a bit of a ‘non-episode’! I have a surprise announcement for you, as well as details of future episodes coming up that you really don’t want to miss! Check it out…! Listen to Episode 34 below (9m25s) or click here to download… Got any questions or thoughts about this...

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Career inspiration: From college musician to top sales guru…with Jermaine Edwards [PODCAST – EP 33]

My guest on today’s ‘Career Inspiration’ segment is Jermaine Edwards. Jermaine is the founder of the Key Account Hack System, a recognised authority in the area of sales and key client growth and……most importantly, someone I went to college with well over a decade ago! Jermaine has lived in four...

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7 LinkedIn profile mistakes to avoid [PODCAST – EP 32]

Following on from the last solo round on the seven CV mistakes you want to look out for (episode 30), this episode focuses on LinkedIn and the mistakes you don’t want to be making on your profile! These mistakes range from your choice of profile picture to how you engage – or not – with others on the platform. If...

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Volunteer your way to your next job…with Mike Sherriff [PODCAST – EP 31]

Today’s episode is all about volunteering and how it can potentially help you land your next job. As the CEO of Voluntary Action Islington, my guest Mike Sherriff has championed the cause of volunteering for almost a decade. Amongst his achievements in the role is spearheading the launch of the Voluntary Action Academy, an online...

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7 CV mistakes to look out for [PODCAST – EP 30]

Today’s solo round is all about the seven CV mistakes you want to look out for and avoid on your own CV. This comes off the back of a new sub-service I’ve just launched on my CV Makeover Expert website where you can get your CV and/or LinkedIn profile reviewed by me at a very minimal investment. I’m currently offering...

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Using content to raise your job hunting profile…with Uchenna Izundu [PODCAST – EP 29]

Today’s episode is a little unusual in that we’re going to be talking about a subject not normally associated with job hunting and that’s content marketing. What exactly is content marketing? How can you use it to raise your job hunting profile and help you land that job you want? My guest today has all the answers. Uchenna...

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Podcast anniversary – 10 lessons for successful job hunting [PODCAST – EP 28]

This month (February 2016) marks the one year anniversary of The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast! In this solo round episode, I go over 10 lessons for successful job hunting that we’ve covered in the top 10 most downloaded episodes to date. From confident job hunting to tapping the hidden job market, interview...

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How to Get Any Job You Want…with Raghav Haran [PODCAST – EP 27]

I first came across my guest on today’s episode of The Science of Successful Job Hunting after reading a viral online article titled, “How to Get Any Job You Want (even if you’re unqualified)”. This article was written by Raghav Haran, whose blog on LandAnyJobYouWant.com features various unconventional strategies for...

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Career Inspiration: Finance Director by day, TV host by night…with Morenike Ajayi [PODCAST – EP 26]

Last month I started a new segment of The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast called “Career Inspiration”. This is where I interview mid to senior level professionals doing amazing, unique, exciting or unusual things in their work lives to find out their story and to draw lessons on how we can replicate it in our own work...

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