Getting a Job and Keeping It – TWTCL 006

Building a successful career is no easy task. You’ve got to get in the door and do the right things to advance—and not get fired. We discuss the positive and negative perceptions of millennials in the workplace, lessons to be learned about what not to do at work from the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, and tips for acing job interviews. We also have a hack to help you prioritize and accomplish your goals, especially as you head into the new year.

Highlights

Millennials Face Challenges in the Workplace

It’s tough out there for millennials, who are having trouble finding employment and are earning less than previous generations. Millenials have earned a bad wrap as divas and job hoppers, despite the positives they bring to the workplace. We explore the benefits and challenges of being a millennial in the working world.
[3:41]

Sony Gets Hacked

Although hacking is a violation, we’ve learned a lot about Sony Pictures Entertainment through the hacked information that has been released. Beyond the salaries, celebrity aliases, scripts, and unreleased films that were exposed, everyone’s talking about the unflattering things top level Sony executives have said about the people they interact and work with, including President Obama, Kevin Hart, and Angelina Jolie. Would you want to work for a company that doesn’t have anything nice to say about you? Or are you more concerned about hacking being a security threat? We offer our thoughts; let us know yours in the comments.
[16:26]

Life Hacks and Lessons

If you feel like there’s so much you want to accomplish and need help prioritizing your goals, we have a hack for you supposedly by way of billionaire Warren Buffet. David Jay has perfected his interviewing skills over time and shares tips for acing your interviews.
[27:50]

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About Nadia

A thirtysomething living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Nadia is committed to spending far more time doing the things she really wants to do and motivating others to do the same. She’s already making strides, stepping up her travel game, starting the podcast This Weird Thing Called Life with co-host David Jay, and working toward early retirement. With 30+ years of life behind her, she has many lessons to share and many more to learn.

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