Emily Kapit is a certified resume writer & career strategist. She is a leader in providing strategic career consulting & advisory services.
Our bread and butter on this show is giving advice to folks who are dealing with… let’s call it less-than-ideal boss situations. And we often tell people that to resolve these conflicts, it usually involves having to actually talk to the boss about it.But we’re well aware those can be tricky conversations, and it’s easier said than done. So here with some tips to approach it is Joseph Grenny. He’s a four-time New York Times bestselling author and a leading social scientist for business performance. Grenny also conducted a study called “Open Secrets” that explores dealing with this sort of conflict.  Then, Liz and Rico chat with listener Connie who’s been pegged as a sort of Renaissance woman in her current position, but wants to know how to market her skills for a new gig. For more resume tips, listen to our conversation with master resume writer Emily Kapit. And in this week’s Mind the Gap segment, we discuss the wisdom of friending colleagues online. It’s a big decision!Finally, first-time supervisor Anna calls in with the age-old question of how to know if you’re hiring the right person. Check out our episode on interviewing best practices here.As always, if you've got a burning workplace question and need some advice, don't hesitate to send us an email (that email, unsurprisingly, is also Safe@Wondery.com). You can also find us on Twitter, we’re @SafeFor Work. Don't forget to follow our sage hosts on Twitter, too; they're @SSLiz and @RicoGagliano. And if you want to check out Liz’s other show, Satellite Sisters, you can find it on Apple Podcasts or Art19.
Emily Kapit, MS, MRW, ACRW, CPRW, is a 3X certified Master Resume Writer – one of the youngest to reach this milestone, globally – and industry leading career strategist. She is also the Founder of ReFresh Your Step, LLC, a career advisory firm with clients located nationally and internationally. She and her team of highly certified writers and career advisors work extensively with clients on all facets of their career progression, including resumes/cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, negotiation tactics, job search strategies, mock interviews, career guidance, and more.  In addition to her client work, Emily’s insights and guidance have been published in Forbes, Recruiter.com, CareerMetis, LookSharp, and MindBodyGreen, among others. She has also been profiled by Forbes, is a Founding Member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and was recently noted as one of the nation’s “10 Resume Experts We Love” by Recruiter.com. Emily mentions in her interview how listening to the NPR Podcast, How I Built This, is personally helpful to her. Learn more at ReFreshYourStep.com
Progressing Through Your Life & Career with Emily Kapit . In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Emily gives insight into her career coaching program, finding your passions and her Boss Mom journey. Sponsored by Quiet Mind Collective.   Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes:  In this episode you’ll hear: How Emily created a career coaching program as a start to her boss mom journey. What she did to figure out her maternity leave as a small business owner. The biggest surprise Emily had after she had her daughter. How Emily helps others find what they enjoy doing and how she supports them. Hearing the truth from someone else and how that is impactful. Her Huffington Post blog post "A Letter to my Daughter." How she left corporate world because she wanted something that was inspirational in her life. Recommendations on networking. Learning to say no. Our Podcast Sponsor: Quiet Mind Collective Quiet Mind Collective is a membership program where you can learn anxiety and stress management techniques in a safe, online space. Stress, burnout, anxiety, panic... most entrepreneurs experience it, but when the feelings continue for days or weeks, there are unexpected consequences. The Quiet Mind Collective is like a gym membership for your emotions. Whether you've conquered anxiety for the time being, whether you want to use this as a supplement to your own professional counseling, or whether you merely want more information about anxiety and stress, the membership is right for you.  Try the Quiet Mind Collective for $1 for your first month using code onedollarbossmom. Recommended links and resources: SimplyNoise.com Self Control App Boss Mom Academy Boss Mom Facebook Community Can I quote you on that?  We like to help our clients figure out what they really like to do and enjoy in their job. - Emily We allow people to take a step to work to identify what to make them happiest in their job. - Emily I prepared the business so it allowed me to have the baby and build the business at the same time. - Emily My team has a lot of parents on it and we understand each other in that aspect. - Emily My husband and I have had to carve out time together because that's really important. - Emily What was interesting for me was my evolution, and then I helped others with their evolution. - Emily It's fine to be pretty, it's better to be smart, it's best to be hard working. - Emily You can find your village even if you've never met those people in real life. - Emily Raising businesses and babies require a work and home support team! - Emily More about our guest, Emily Kapit. Emily Kapit, MS, MRW, ACRW, CPRW – one of the world's only triple certified Master Resume Writers – is the founder, lead writer, and head career strategist at ReFresh Your Step, LLC, a career advisory firm based in Miami, Florida, with clients located nationally and internationally. She and her team of highly certified writers and career advisors have work extensively with clients on all facets of their career progression, including resumes/cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, job search strategies, mock interviews, career guidance, and more. Emily believes that a key to career excellence – regardless of one's, level, sector, background or goals – is implementing a "Consistency of Excellence" approach to one's job search. To that end, she and her team collaborate with each client on identifying his or her unique career values, accomplishments to-date, and transferable skills before translating this info into powerful professional documents and job search strategies. When not helming the ReFresh Your Step ship, Emily can be found in and around the beaches of Miami with her husband while showing their young daughter the beauty of life and living life every day with purpose. Emily is available for speaking engagements, training seminars, and work with both private clients and corporations. Please contact her at emily@refreshyourstep.com and visit her website at www.refreshyourstep.com. Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place) We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community.  We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad Launch Apple’s Podcast app. Tap the Search tab. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right. Tap the album art for the podcast. Tap the Reviews tab. Tap Write a Review at the bottom. Enter your iTunes password to login. Tap the Stars to leave a rating. Enter title text and content to leave a review. Tap Send.
For this Episode of The CareerMetis Podcast – we will be hearing from Emily Kapit from Refresh Your Step LLC.This interview is part of the “Career Expert Series“.Emily Kapit's BIOEmily Kapit, MS, MRW, ACRW, CPRW, is a triple certified Master Resume Writer and industry leading career strategist. She is also the Founder of ReFresh Your Step, LLC, a career advisory firm based in Miami, Florida, with clients located nationally and internationally. She and her team of highly certified writers and career advisors work extensively with clients on all facets of their career progression, including resumes/cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, job search strategies, mock interviews, career guidance, and more.Episode SummaryEmily Kapit Shares her insights based on her experience helping candidates from various careers, ranging from Astronauts to Zoologists. Here is a summary of our discussion.1. The first & most important thing you have to do before your begin the job search process – step back and see yourself as an individual of accomplishments. Having this information and mindset will help you to craft your resume, LinkedIn, Interviews,etc.2. When preparing a Resume – understand for whom you are preparing the resume i.e craft your resume thinking about the Hiring Manager or Recruiter in mind. This will allow you to stand out and establish yourself as a strong candidate.3. Showcase a Consistency of Excellence throughout your job search process.4. LinkedIn is an absolute must in your job search process. Optimize your profile with Skills, Endorsements,etc. to showcase a strong personal brand on LinkedIn.5. A Job Interview is a two-way street – you are there to learn as much about the company/interviewer , as much as they are learning about you.6. The importance of asking proper questions during the job interview process. Learn more about the culture to ascertain a proper fit.7. When and how to bring up compensation during the job search process?8. Leverage Informational Interviews to tap into jobs that are not posted.Links and ResourcesTo learn more & connect with Emily Kapit – you can reach her through her LinkedIn account, Twitter or email.Intro Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas (www.accelerated-ideas.com). Soundtrack – Siren KickbackEnding Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas (www.accelerated-ideas.com). Soundtrack – No Need to Rush See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Miami, Florida, USA
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5
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5
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3 hours, 2 minutes
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