#10 – Career Expert Series : David Shindler from Learning to LeapFor This Episode of The Career Expert Serieswe will be hearing from David Shindler, who is the Founder of Learning to Leap and The Employability Hub.

The Topic of today’s discussion is How Young Professionals can make a Successful Transition to the Workplace.

Episode Summary

1. The importance of having clarity when starting your career.

2. Experience trumps advice. Why too much information/advice may not necessarily be a good thing?

3. How to translate previous volunteer experience into tangible soft skills, when transitioning to the workplace.

4. The importance of having the right attitude and how it translates into the right behaviors.

5. Employability is about life-long ability to be relevant, translating that into having the right fit; and to deliver value to your employer.

6. Things to do to increase Employability – personal development, experimentation,etc.

7. The Rule of 5 in Networking – reach out to the 5 closest people in your network, and then expand.

Links

To learn more about David Shindler visit his website ; and also David’s book on the subject.


Intro Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas (www.accelerated-ideas.com). Soundtrack – Siren Kickback

Ending Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas (www.accelerated-ideas.com). Soundtrack – No Need to Rush

Written By
Nissar Ahamed is the Founder & CEO of CareerMetis.com. He is also the host of The Career Insider Podcast and the co-host of The C.A.R.E. Podcast

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