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Lauren McGoodwin

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Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Influencing Others at Work with Lauren McGoodwin

All Things Career

Influence is defined having the ability to have an effect on a someone or their behavior. This is even more important at work because it can help you move the needle on a project, gain mentors and even help you get promoted. In this episode we discuss: Why influence is important no matter what level you are at How to gain influence and how to know if you have any And, tangible things you can implement today to increase your influence Here's how to connect with Lauren and purchase your copy of Power Moves:Website: www.careercontessa.comSocial Media Links: https://www.instagram.com/careercontessa/https://www.instagram.com/laurenmcgoodwin/Purchase Power Moves by clicking this link. As always, you can connect with Kirsten on LinkedIn by clicking here.Be sure to head to our website to subscribe to our newsletter. Don't worry, we won't spam you or share your information. Episode Quote: "Influence isn't power; it's value." 


14 Feb 2022

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No One’s Going to Die with Lauren McGoodwin

Courage Permission Slip with Kea Meyers Duggan

This episode of Courage Permission Slip has all the gems you didn’t know you needed. Today, Kea welcomes Lauren McGoodwin to the show. Lauren is the CEO of Career Contessa, host of Career Contessa’s weekly podcast The Femails, author of Power Moves, and has a life mission to help women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren has spoken at TED Women, Watermark Conference for Women, and South by Southwest, and is a regular contributor on outlets such as Good Morning America, Goop, and more. During this conversation, Lauren talks about: Where courage really shows up in our lives The fears and questions she’s confronted—and still deals with—as the leader of a global career resource for women The strategy she’s used to get to the next level that actually doesn’t work The multiple places where she says you have to give yourself permission Where the worst hangover of your life comes from Learn more about and connect with Lauren McGoodwin here: Website: https://www.careercontessa.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/careercontessa If you enjoy this show, can you please do these two quick but very meaningful things for me? 1) Share this with a friend 2) Leave a short review  Connect with Kea on social! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/CoachKeaYoutube


8 Sep 2021

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The Working Woman in 2021 with Lauren McGoodwin


This podcast is for all of our working ladies! - arguably also incredibly valuable for any human interested in career advancement and entrepreneurship. Lauren McGoodwin is the founder of Career Contessa, a website that helps you job search, change careers, and advance in your current position. This eye opening conversation sheds light on how the current state of the workplace still doesn’t support the modern day lifestyle for most women and what Lauren’s hopes are for democratizing access to these resources for women so they can work the way they want to work in present day.  This interview will give you both incredibly valuable entrepreneurial advice to growing and scaling a business, but also open up your eyes to how the “now” is really just a stepping stone to where you’re going next - in both career and life.  We highly recommend you deep creeping Career Contessa asap. Not sponsored. Just fangirling over here. https://www.careercontessa.com/ Find more info on the Conair Double Ceramic Triple Barrel Waver And go to get 20% of your first purchase, visit Native and enter promo code UNZIPPED at checkout.  Produced by Dear Media


25 Aug 2021

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Signs You're in a Toxic Work Environment with Career Contessa's Lauren McGoodwin

Badass Basic Bitch

Lauren McGoodwin is Career Contessa’s CEO, #1 power move advocate, and has a life mission to help women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren launched Career Contessa in 2013 out of her master’s thesis project to close the gap in career development resources for women. Career Contessa now helps over 2 million women each year with their careers through content, online learning courses, and job listings.Formerly, Lauren was a  Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and talent development. She has a Bachelor's in Education from the University of Oregon and a Master’s in Communication Management from USC where she wrote her thesis on millennial women and career resources.Lauren has spoken at TED Women, Watermark Conference for Women, and South by Southwest, appeared on Cheddar TV, Good Day LA, and regularly contributes on career advice to outlets like Good Morning America, Goop, and more. Lauren is also the host of  The Career Contessa Podcast, the show that delivers helpful, actionable career tips and advice so that you can be more fulfilled, healthy, and successful at work. Most recently released her first book, Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose, from Harper Business, and loves to stay in touch on Instagram:Website: @careercontessaLauren: @laurenmcgoodwin 


17 Aug 2021

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Chris Voss Podcast – Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose by Lauren McGoodwin

Chris Voss Podcast

Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose by Lauren McGoodwin careercontessa.com Lauren McGoodwin is Career Contessa’s CEO, #1 power move advocate, and has a life mission to help women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren launched Career Contessa in 2013 out of her master’s thesis project […] The post Chris Voss Podcast – Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose by Lauren McGoodwin appeared first on Chris Voss Official Website.


30 Apr 2021

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📣 Your Inner Coach vs Your Inner Critic (& Everyday Power Moves) with Career Contessa’s Founder Lauren McGoodwin Ail

Office Politics: The Anti-#GIRLBOSS Podcast

Anything I can do, Career Contessa can do better. I always share their site and social channels with anyone who wants honest career advice and truly valuable insights on how to succeed in their field. So, I sat down with their founder (and the author of “Power Moves”) Lauren McGoodwin Ail to find out her thoughts on landing a job during a pandemic and succeeding on your own terms. In this episode, Lauren McGoodwin and I get into: What is a power move in business, on Career Contessa’s terms Getting messy in order to become a successful entrepreneur  The difference between fostering your inner coach and your inner critic  How to network responsibly in a virtual space  Resume and cover letter rules to break — and the ones to keep  The glitter (highlight reel) and glue (what keeps things together) of career advice and running Career Contessa  My episode on Lauren’s podcast The Femails goes live this week! Subscribe now! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-femails/id1434354911 Follow Career Contessa on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/careercontessa/ Follow Lauren McGoodwin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurenmcgoodwin/


6 Jan 2021

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52. Make Your Next Power Move! Job Hunting Hacks and Do’s/Dont’s with Career Contessa’s Lauren McGoodwin

Big Kid Problems

Back on the job market? Considering a career transition? You’re not alone! Today we have Lauren McGoodwin on the podcast to help us make some power moves! Lauren is the Founder of Career Contessa (a digital career resources platform) she’s also the Host of the FeMails Podcast AND author of the book “Power Moves: How Women can pivot, reboot, and build a career of purpose”We’re going to talk all about resources and tools to help you on your job hunt, some LinkedIn hacks, how to spruce up your resume, how to stand out in the internet abyss, some tricks to NAIL your next Zoom interview and so much more! Even if you’re NOT currently job hunting, there are some great tips and gems in this interview to help you get ahead in your career and make Power Moves! Want more from our guests?Lauren McGoodwinCareer Contessa Instagram: @CareerContessaPersonal Instagram: @laurenmcgoodwinCheck out the Career Contessa Website HERE! Some additional resources we talked about!Career Contessa Job Hunting Email Templates: HERECareer Contessa Revive Your Resume: HEREDigital Job Boards: Career Contessa, The Muse, Fairy Godboss, In Her Sight, InDeedWe’ve added Lauren’s book “Power Moves” to the  BigKidProblems Amazon List! This list contains every book/product that has ever been mentioned or recommended on this pod. Check it out for so much goodness Want even more career resources? Want to chat about the episode or just talk about YOUR BigKidProblems? Join the Secret Facebook Group HERE! Big THANK YOU to our sponsors!Discover Night: Get yourself a 100% silk face mask, donate to our healthcare professionals and save 20% when you order at discovernight.com and Use code BIGKID at checkout!Magic Spoon: Nostalgic for a bowl of cereal? Get a healthier “adult friendly” version of your favorites at magicspoon.com/BKP! Use code BKP at checkout for FREE shippingFind more at www.TheBigKidProblems.com! Stay Connected! @BigKidproblemsSarah’s personal IG: @SarahaMerrill_Big Kid Problems is a production of Crate Media


29 Sep 2020

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How to Make Power Moves to Find Your Successful Career with Lauren McGoodwin

Smart Money Mamas Show

#054: In this episode, I’m talking with Lauren McGoodwin, author of Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose. She is also the founder of Career Contessa, where she helps women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren’s genius lies in helping identify every size of power move you can make when you stop waiting for your dream job. We talk about why your career path looks more like a jungle gym than a ladder, why hustle culture needs to die, and why your fear of money can keep you stuck in a career you loathe.   (03:00) What a power move is and why they need to be a part of your daily life  (09:08) How we can figure out what we actually want in a career rather than just being reactive to what’s going on in this world  (19:14) How can we focus on self-care at the office to make sure we’re avoiding burnout  (26:55) How we can continue to develop good relationships with co-workers and make new relationships all while we’re working from home  (34:43) Why your fear of money might be preventing you from pursuing higher-paying jobs  (46:26) Chelsea’s Top Takeaways  Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/lauren Free 200+ Home Business Ideas: https://smartmoneymamas.com/home-biz-ideas/ 


30 Jul 2020

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The Secret to Landing Your DREAM JOB! (with Lauren McGoodwin)

I’ve Got a Secret! with Robin McGraw

Career change, promotion, new job, COVID layoff... Robin tackles it ALL in this week's new episode with Lauren McGoodwin of CAREER CONTESSA! Lauren shares invaluable tips on interviewing and resume-building to help you stand out (you HAVE to listen to her RESUME DEAL BREAKERS... you might be making a few!). Robin shares fascinating insight as an entrepreneur and boss, spilling what she looks for from her employees and her NUMBER ONE interview pet peeve! In this episode you'll learn various networking strategies, how to land mentors, and how to create meaningful professional relationships to propel your career forward. Think it's too late to change your career path? NO WAY! Use Lauren and Robin's career-change tips and start living the life you dream of! You'll be motivated to put yourself out there after listening. Stay until the end for a fun game about keeping your boss happy! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


29 Jul 2020

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1066: How to Land a Great Job in a Pandemic and Recession with Expert Lauren McGoodwin

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

How to find meaningful work right now? How to be a true Ally in the workplace and how to reframe your career ambitions in the near future? We're talking managing your career in a pandemic and recession with Lauren McGoodwin, founder of the Career Contessa and author of the new book POWER MOVES: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose.Lauren's book is a much-needed handbook filled with practical information, advice, and essential tools (including helpful graphics), to guide women toward building successful careers on their own terms. It is an essential career resource for anyone feeling stuck or unfulfilled, and it will give every woman the courage to know themselves, where they are and where they want to be.For more on Lauren McGoodwin, visit her at https://www.careercontessa.com, and on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @CareerContessa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


8 Jul 2020