Career Cloud Radio - Job Search Advice & Tactics



Learn practical tips and tricks for your job hunt. Hosted by Justin Dux. Hear from resume writers, career experts, recruiters and HR experts. If you listen to this podcast you will become a better job seeker. Guaranteed! Topics include resume writing, interviewing, job searching, job sites, hidden job market, personal branding and other career advice.


  • How Getting A Laugh Could Increase Your Sales With Jon Selig

    13/04/2020 Duração: 24min

    After getting his start in technology sales, Jon Selig thought he’d give stand up comedy a try. What evolved was a teacher/comedian who now trains salespeople how to get a laugh and be memorable on their sales calls. His advice is relevant to professional networking. In this interview, we learn that jokes do indeed have formulas, and really, anyone can be funny if they know how to dissect the material. The little-known secret of comedy is that once you find a great joke you can use it over and over again. Jon inspires us to be creative with our stories looking for opportunities in the narrative to insert a punchline and thus punch up our first impressions as well as make meeting new people easier.

  • Informational Interviews in professional networking

    20/08/2019 Duração: 58min

    "I say this respectfully, never forget this one thing" I wanted to title the episode with that quote when I heard it. It was direct and clear. We're missing the point on Informational Interviews and it is costing you career to avoid learning this life lesson. If you don't have time to listen to the whole episode, here's the summary, "Do more informational interviews." They make job hunting so much easier but people don't do them because their hard to schedule or don't know who to ask, and the excuses continue. Stop the excuses listen to this episode for a crash course on professional networking. Host, Justin Dux. Editor Cameron Barrett Stewart. Producer, Omar Elkoton.

  • Shapr is a personalized, mindful way of networking.

    06/05/2019 Duração: 36min

    Shapr believes that meeting new people is the best way to find inspiration & new opportunities. So they set out to make professional networking simple, efficient and enjoyable for everyone. In this episode, I interview Mandy Menaker from Shapr. She explains how this app is getting many people as possible into the habit of meeting one new person every week. Networking is a common topic on our show because it is an important part of the job search. This is one of the few tools I recommend to assist the networking process. Produced by, producer Omar Elkoton, Host Justin Dux, Editor Cameron Barrett Stewart.

  • Beeya Part 2 From intern to COO Kelsey Mackin

    31/03/2019 Duração: 23min

    We'd all like to short cut our careers. Advance faster than seems humanly possible. But how do we get those opportunities? In this part 2 episode, we talk with Kelsey who quickly took on more responsibility with Beeya until earning the coveted title of Cheif Operating Officer. If you have not heard it already, go back and listen to Beeya Founder in part 1. Otherwise, enjoy this followup interview with Kesley to learn how she was open to networking while in school. Her professor was right, "There are three main pillars to success, you, me and what we can accomplish together". Host Justin Dux, Producer Omar Elkoton, Editor Cameron Barrett Stewart.

  • Founder Ladan Davia

    10/03/2019 Duração: 48min

    Guest Ladan Davia founded an online recruitment company. She shares some hard-earned wisdom for Job Seekers. Setting out to start a company is hard enough but Ladan also strives to change the recruiting industry. Edited by Cameron Barret Stewart, Produced by Omar Elkoton, Host Justin Dux. Recorded in 2018.

  • 12 Gutsy Girl Badass Boss Kate White

    31/01/2019 Duração: 54min

    Unemployment is at a 10 year low, It's time to bring up salary negotiations. In this episode, Kate White gives us the tips she learned from her career becoming a powerful female executive. She offers advice about how to approach your boss, or a hiring manager, with a higher salary request. Whatever you get out of this episode, whether you're a woman or a man, just take away that you have to ask. If you didn't ask for a raise in 2018, you're definitely not alone; it is not too late to ask in 2019. Guest Kate White is the author of The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success. You better sit down because Kate hits hard with great ideas on how to be Bigger, Bolder, and more Badass. Host Justin Dux. Producer Omar Elkoton. Edited by Cameron Barrett Stewart

  • 11 Augmented Writing from Textio

    26/11/2018 Duração: 35min

    Allie hall is a linguist and data scientist for Textio. Employers use this tool to write better job descriptions and emails to candidates. You may have seen one of their client's postings or replied to one of their emails already! In this episode, we discuss how her findings from the employer perspective can be used by us job seekers to find the best postings possible. Host Justin Dux, Producer Omar Elkoton, Edited by Charles Dike

  • 10 Scott Anthony Barlow: Design Career Experiments

    04/10/2018 Duração: 27min

    Guest, Scott Anthony Barlow from Happen to Your Career podcast shares what his team calls designing career experiments. These low risk tests help you try-out a new skill. Get the sense of a completely different role. Or even just form new relationships without the performance pressure that your actual job demands. Listen to this episode to get inspired with creative ways to find a path that fits you without quitting your day job. Host; Justin Dux. Producer; Omar Elkoton

  • 09 Scott Anthony Barlow: Never Settle

    22/09/2018 Duração: 36min

    Guest, Scott Anthony Barlow from Happen to Your Career podcast shares his philosophy to prevent clients from settling on their next role. Of course, figuring out what you want is still the first step but Scott brings a unique clarification to the discussion by explaining that part of relieving stress and getting more of what you want is being okay with the roles you start to ignore because they are just not good enough. Host; Justin Dux. Producer; Omar Elkoton

  • 08 Alison Cardy-How to Cast the Clarity Spell

    29/06/2018 Duração: 52min

    Sorry, no magic in this episode, instead a highly structured thinker with a love for optimization determined the most effective, quickest path to career clarity through her work with hundreds of professionals. Host Justin Dux asks guest Alison Cardy to share her journey, insights, and offer advice for the modern job seeker to find their best career. Favorite moment: "I have a lot of smart people try to think themselves in circles. Hoping that if they think about it long enough the answer will just come to them." Check out this episode to hear her explain her signature process, or "Spell". The C.L.A.R.I.T.Y process breaks through career confusion in even the smartest clients. Producer, Omar Elkoton

  • Hatem Hanoun: The 'No Experience' Abyss

    23/04/2018 Duração: 50min

    Hatem Hanoun works for the #1 job site in Dubai and surrounding region. He shares with us his advice for the job hunt. Since that region is facing 20-30% unemployment for young people we focus on strategies for gaining experience that you can leverage in your job interviews. It may be an unpaid, volunteer, experience but if it gives you relevant experience to talk about in an interview then it may be worth it. For Some in the middle-east, volunteering might be the only way to gain valuable experience and stop staring into the abyss of rejection caused by not having any experience. For listeners in the US, it may be a 'long game' strategy worth a try. Host Justin Dux.

  • Purposeful Clashing: Resolve Dissonance in Job Interviews

    12/01/2018 Duração: 42min

    In the first episode of 2018, Guest Evangelia LeClaire and, Host, Justin Dux explore the concept of Dissonance. Holding two thoughts that seem contradictory can be fine in everyday life but disastrous in a job interview. Evangelia is a Career Coach with experience helping clients rock their career and Justin brings in some audio help from a couple musicians to help demonstrate how dissonance sounds. The reason Dissonance is used in music is the same reason we need to address it in our careers. Dissonance can be very powerful once it is resolved.

  • Machines Reading Resumes: James Hu explains

    30/09/2017 Duração: 28min

    Machines reading resumes sounds like the beginning of a science fiction thriller but most of us job seekers know the truth. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a reality we all need to master in order to get resumes seen. James Hu founded , a web service that reads your resume as an ATS would so that it can provide you feedback about what a machine sees when it compares your resume to a job posting.

  • Lori Williams: Get Personal Less, Be Professional More

    31/08/2017 Duração: 30min

    Lori Williams has dual insights with a unique perspective as a recruiter and career coach. As a Recruiter, she has interviewed thousands of candidates looking to become college Nannies or Tutors. As a Career Coach, she has enhanced hundreds of resumes and is becoming a sought out resource with her company Unstoppable Communications. No matter what your industry, you can find multiple tips in this 30-minute episode hosted by Justin Dux and guest Lori Williams. We started with the goal to discuss Interviewing pitfalls but a different conversation emerged. In this episode, we have advice for candidates that may have almost no experience coming into their first interview. But we quickly move to lessons about resume writing. then finishing with some important advice for women in the job hunt.

  • Piloting a Career Pivot like a Pro: Marc Miller

    29/07/2017 Duração: 34min

    Navigate a career change smoothly with realistic expectations and wisdom from someone who has changed careers several times. Marc Miller, Founder of, shares his insights into planning a career transition. Marc's clients successfully pivot their careers into something completely different. Aside from coaching, Marc has also been a guest writer on Mashable, Next Avenue, Forbes, and LifeHacker. Host Justin Dux.

  • The Narrative Approach to Branding: With Lee Schneider

    11/06/2017 Duração: 25min

    Lee Schneider founded a branding agency and enjoys upgrading a job seeker's personal brand. Within each step of your career it is important to create discoverable media that influences your branding narrative. If you don't, then potential employers will fill in the narrative gaps on their own. If you do, then you'll want to hear how Lee describes the make up, or DNA, of a strong personal brand. Hosted by Justin Dux.

  • The Golden Resume

    26/05/2017 Duração: 18min

    In this first episode since Chris's farewell, The author of The Golden Resume, Brian Robben, offers his tips for a winning resume. The interview continues from there covering interview advice and eventually landing on a theme to "sit in silence" for a moment to be more strategic in your search. Save your most calculated tactics for the positions that fit you the best. CareerCloud Radio welcomes a new host for this episode Justin Dux.

  • My Farewell Podcast

    30/04/2017 Duração: 03min

    Chris Russell announces he is leaving CareerCloud. A new owner is taking over. Hear his goodbye and what's in store for the site and this show.

  • Why losing your job is the best thing that can happen to you

    17/04/2017 Duração: 28min

    My guest today is author and career coach Stephanie Brown. Her new book is called Fired: why losing your job is the best thing that can happen to you. Stephanie held senior roles at Nike before leaving to take a chance on a job at a smaller company, who subsequently fired her. Knowing that amazing jobs at companies like Nike are not advertised on the internet,she spent seven months hustling and sniffing out the best jobs in the city with her own unique networking strategy! She approached me about sharing this advice and experience with the CareerCloud audience. QUESTIONS Why is Losing your Job is the Best thing that can happen to you? What did you learn in your 7 months of job hunting that you think are valuable lessons for people to take into their careers? You have previously worked for some of the worlds most recognisable brands. From your experience of hiring top candidates, what is the key to standing out both on a resume and in an interview? What do you think is the most important phase of the job

  • How to Become the Boss That Nobody Will Leave

    18/03/2017 Duração: 31min

    Scott Love shows managers how to be the boss nobody will leave.  With over 20 years of empirical research, he gives managers tactical ideas to lead in a way that increases employee retention, reduces turnover, and attracts high achievers.  He is a successful entrepreneur, professional keynote speaker, the author of Why They Follow, and is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. “If you lead, they will stay…” on your website...great quote...reminds that people often quit their bosses, not their jobs...right? My other fav quote about management is by Peter Drucker where he says ‘much of so called management consists of making it difficult for people to do their work” 1.       The book is call Why They Follow: How to Lead with Positive Influence, what was the motivation behind the book? 2.       There are tens of thousands of leadership books available.  Why is this one different? 3.       Tell me how the reader will see benefits to reading this book. 4.       You speak on a

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