Top 9 Career Podcasts


This is a guest post by Alexis Bonari.

Whether you’re currently in the midst of a career change, you’re hoping to start up your own business, or you simply despise your job and you’re looking for other opportunities, there are numerous podcasts out there on the web that can help.

Some podcasts touch on how to make smart investments or start up your own business, while others focus on how to succeed in a job search, or even how to deal with nasty co-workers and employers.

Regardless of what type of advice you need in terms of your career, here are the nine most popular career-advice podcasts on the web:

1.       The Career Catalyst

This podcast is specifically for business executives/professionals who are either in the middle of a career transition or are planning to start a new business. Each episode focuses on providing realistic advice to those who are searching for their perfect career path, and also highlights various job searching trends and tools as well.

2.       Career Tech Talk

This talk show is considered to be one of the most popular career-advice podcasts on the web, and after listening to one of the episodes it’s easy to why. Each week the host interviews numerous career experts, innovators, and policy makers who have experience in both careers and technical education.

3.       The Job Search Boot Camp Show

Some of the many topics covered on this Texas-based talk show include how to spruce up your resume, how to conduct an effective job search, how to ace a phone interview, how to negotiate your salary, and much more.

4.       Larry Olson’s Working Radio

Host Larry Olson has experience in working at numerous California radio and TV stations, and has worked as a producer at KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles. Every Sunday night Olson educates his listeners on various complex and career-related topics, like health and retirement benefits, how to deal with your boss and co-workers, how to balance work and life, and much more.

5.       Secrets of the Job Hunt

Check out this podcast to get updated on the latest job hunting secrets, how to update your resume and cover letter, how to find hidden jobs in specific cities, and so much more.

6.       48 Days

This is the #1 career podcast in iTunes and is hosted by Dan Miller who is considered to be “the nation’s leading authority on work, career, and business start-up.”  Miller is best known for his book 48 Days to the Work You Love and No More Mondays, and not only does he contributes to various publications, he has also been a guest on CBS’ The Early Show, MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, Fox Business News, and much more.

7.       Sales Guy’s Quick and Dirty tips for Getting the Deal Done

Whether you currently work as a sales representative, or you’re hoping to pursue a career in the sales industry, then this podcast is for you. Host Jeb Blount entertains listeners on realistic and to-the-point career tips on how to succeed in sales and ultimately bring in more money to both your company and your own pocket. 

8.       Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

If you’ve been eyeballing the world of investment as of late, this podcast covers various investment topics, and some episodes include “8 Tips to Invest Without Too Much Risk” and “Smart Moves to Start Investing on Any Income.”

9.       Mind Your Own Business

This podcast is “by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs” and is hosted by Guy Kingston, a specialist adviser and expert on how to successfully start up your own business, (and why businesses fail). One frequent visitor on the show is writer/businessman John Richards, who works as a company director and management consultant, and is also the author of The Bluffer’s Guide to Small Business, a best-selling business book in Britain.

Bio: Alexis Bonari is currently a resident blogger at College Scholarships, where recently she’s been researching army scholarships as well as tips on finding architecture scholarships. Whenever this Work at Home Mom gets some free time she enjoys doing yoga, cooking with the freshest organic in-season fare, and practicing the art of coupon clipping.

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