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Express to Impress Podcast

Communicating clearly, confidently, and effectively in job interviews and the workplace is critical for your career success. Join English Communication and Interview Coach Kristine as she shares communication tips and tells stories from the workplace, including funny mistakes. Designed for native and non-native English speakers, you'll grow your English vocabulary with definitions for English idioms and phrases. Can you talk about your accomplishments in a way that impresses others? Are you ready to deliver a presentation that doesn't bore your audience? Do you know how to ask for feedback in an interview? Express to Impress provides the knowledge, tools, and techniques to help you communicate more effectively and make others love talking to you!

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Popular English Idioms about Delegating like “Race Against the Clock”

Tune in this week to learn how to use “Race Against the Clock” and four other idioms and phrases in English. This episode is part two of “How to Delegate Effectively and Achieve Better Results.”  Using idioms and phrases will make you sound more natural in English. As always, you’ll get some homework at the end so you can continue to improve your English communication skills. If you want my tips on preparing for a job interview, I invite you to visit my website for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist. This checklist has already helped thousands of people worldwide perform well in interviews and get jobs they love. To sign up, visit my website at express-to-impress.com.This podcast is listener-supported. So if you get a new job or a raise in part because of something you learned on the podcast, I invite you to make a donation to keep the podcast on the air. 100% of any amount you give will go to production expenses. Original theme music by Lucas KnutterRead the transcript here.Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

6mins

27 May 2021

Rank #1

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How to Delegate Effectively and Achieve Better Results

How often do you see these 4 delegation mistakes in the workplace? Not delegating enoughNot setting clear expectationsMicromanagingNot reviewing the final results carefullyDelegation mistakes have huge consequences--they can kill a person’s motivation, hurt morale, and create inefficiencies. But done correctly, delegation offers huge benefits to people and organizations. Tune in to the latest Express to Impress Podcast episode to learn how to delegate effectively and achieve better results. Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

12mins

20 May 2021

Rank #2

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English Conversation Phrases You’ll Use Over and Over

Tune in this week to learn four phrases in English. This episode is part two of How to Answer, “Tell Me About a Time When You Motivated a Team.”  Expanding your English vocabulary will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. And as always, you’ll get some homework at the end so you can continue to improve your English communication skills.If you want my tips on preparing for a job interview, I invite you to visit my website for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist. This checklist has already helped thousands of people worldwide perform well in interviews and get jobs they love. To sign up, visit my website at express-to-impress.com.This podcast is listener-supported. So if you get a new job or a raise in part because of something you learned on the podcast, I invite you to make a donation to keep the podcast on the air. 100% of any amount you give will go to production expenses. Original theme music by Lucas KnutterRead the transcript here.Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

6mins

14 May 2021

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How to Answer, “Tell Me About a Time When You Motivated a Team”

How do you answer behavioral interview questions? Do you use the STAR or PAR method? How do you pick the perfect story to tell?When you’re answering a behavioral question, you should always answer following a structured format. That way, you will provide everything the interviewer is looking for and answer the question within 90 seconds or less.Tune in to this week’s episode to learn how to provide outstanding answers to behavioral interview questions. You’ll also hear a sample answer to the question, “Tell me about a time you motivated a team.”Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

9mins

6 May 2021

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Phrases in English for Language Learners

Tune in this week to learn six phrases in English. This episode is part two of “Cultural Differences and Communication: You Don’t Say?! Podcast.” Expanding your English vocabulary will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. And as always, you’ll get some homework at the end so you can continue to improve your English communication skills.If you want my tips on preparing for a job interview, I invite you to visit my website for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist. This checklist has already helped thousands of people worldwide perform well in interviews and get jobs they love. To sign up, visit my website at express-to-impress.com.This podcast is listener-supported. So if you get a new job or a raise in part because of something you learned on the podcast, I invite you to make a donation to keep the podcast on the air. 100% of any amount you give will go to production expenses. Original theme music by Lucas KnutterRead the transcript here.Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

6mins

29 Apr 2021

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Cultural Differences and Communication: You Don't Say?! Podcast

Tune in for a special episode! Here, I share my conversation with Audrey and Abigail, the hosts of the You Don't Say?! English Podcast. We talk about cultural differences, interviewing, traveling and living abroad, culture shock, and more!Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Check out the You Don’t Say?! PodcastCheck out The Culture Map by Erin Meyer.Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

24mins

22 Apr 2021

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English Idioms in Use

Tune in this week to learn about idioms and phrases in English. You'll learn how to use Suffice (it) to Say, To Be on the Receiving End, and Pass the Buck. This episode is part two of “How to Answer Difficult Questions in a Meeting.” Expanding your English vocabulary will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. And as always, you’ll get some homework at the end so you can continue to improve your English communication skills.If you want my tips on preparing for a job interview, I invite you to visit my website for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist. This checklist has already helped thousands of people worldwide perform well in interviews and get jobs they love. To sign up, visit my website at express-to-impress.com.This podcast is listener-supported. So if you get a new job or a raise in part because of something you learned on the podcast, I invite you to make a donation to keep the podcast on the air. 100% of any amount you give will go to production expenses. Original theme music by Lucas KnutterRead the transcript here.Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

4mins

13 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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How to Answer Difficult Questions in a Meeting

Admit it. You’ve lost your focus during a virtual meeting. But have you ever been asked a question while you were zoning out?Whether you’re leading or participating in a meeting, you’ll likely face a wide range of difficult questions at some point in your career. In this episode, I give you the communication tools you need to navigate these awkward and challenging moments in meetings.Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

16mins

8 Apr 2021

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Idioms and Phrases in English

Tune in this week to learn about idioms and phrases in English. You'll learn how to use A Fan of (Someone or Something), Cut Down, Have Your (Fair) Share of Something, and more!This episode is part two of “Why You Should Write Your Own Resume.” You will learn twelve idioms and phrases in English. Expanding your English vocabulary will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. And as always, you’ll get some homework at the end so you can continue to improve your English communication skills.If you want my tips on preparing for a job interview, I invite you to visit my website for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist. This checklist has already helped thousands of people worldwide perform well in interviews and get jobs they love. To sign up, visit my website at express-to-impress.com.This podcast is listener-supported. So if you get a new job or a raise in part because of something you learned on the podcast, I invite you to make a donation to keep the podcast on the air. 100% of any amount you give will go to production expenses. Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest.

9mins

26 Mar 2021

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Why You Should Write Your Own Resume

Are you looking for a job? Are you wondering why you aren't getting interviews? Before you hire someone to write or edit your resume, you'll want to listen to this episode!I'll explain why I advise you to write your own resume, and of course, you'll get resume writing tips. Even the most qualified professionals won't get invited for interviews if they aren't familiar with the modern recruiting process. We'll explore applicant tracking systems and how to write your resume in a way that ensures a human will see it. Original theme music by Lucas Knutter Read the transcript here. Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.See infographics for this episode on Pinterest. Use code podcast15 for a 15% discount on my How to Write a Standout Resume video course.

16mins

18 Mar 2021

Rank #10