If you’re looking for a job, you know it can be a full-time job in itself. Between checking job boards, writing personalized cover letters and meeting with recruiters, there’s not a whole lot of time left. So, if you need to brush up on your interview skills or get tips on how to negotiate a contract, try listening to a podcast.
Whether you’re looking for a new job or just exploring a change, podcasts are a great way to gain insight and knowledge. You don’t need to listen to each and every episode, you can pick and choose the ones that appeal to you.
Want to update your resume or learn how to write a killer cover letter? Get expert advice for free while you’re commuting or working out at the gym.
We've rounded up eight podcasts ranging in length from five minutes to an hour per episode that are sure to help guide you on your career path.
If you’re looking to improve your job-hunting skills, check out Job Search Radio. Host Jeff Altman offers advice on a wide range of topics from writing a great resume, to how to answer those tough interview questions with a whole lot of networking and branding in between. The daily podcasts are relatively short, ranging from 5–15 minutes, so it’s easy to listen to the latest episode while you’re waiting for an Uber or out walking the dog. Check it out here.
Looking for your dream job? It seems like we all are, and this weekly podcast is chock full of tips to help you on your journey. Host Mac Prichard interviews guest experts who share job search tactics, tools, and resources as well as actionable advice, like How to Network Without the Ick Factor. Check it out here.
Trying to keep up with the ever-evolving world of work? Author and futurist Jacob Morgan sits down with Chief Human Resource Officers, CEOs, CIOs, and other business leaders to give you insights into how the workplace is changing. They explore topics ranging from technology, millennials, workplace design, employee experience, the freelance economy, and more. Check it out here.
Career and leadership development expert Marie Zimenoff shares the inside scoop on hiring trends, how to earn a promotion, and explores what hiring managers are saying across a variety of industries.
She interviews leaders in the field on topics such as branding, career transitions, advancement, job search, resumes, interviewing, and social media. Check it out here.
Looking for a career in engineering? Engineer, author, and speaker Anthony Fasano doles out engineering career advice in this bi-monthly podcast. Each show includes a motivational segment, a live coaching session with an engineer on real career challenges, and an engineer career-changing tip. He covers topics like setting goals, finding a mentor, public speaking, organizational skills, and more. Check it out here.
Got seven minutes? Get daily career advice and motivation on everything from creating resumes to approaching potential employers. Subscribe to this podcast for daily job interview tips, career advice, and inspiration. Check it out here.
Career Cloud Radio calls itself a podcast for the 21st-century job hunter. Get tips and advice from guest experts on everything from resumes, interviewing, job resources, and leveraging social media for the job hunt. They have a “How I got my job” series, job search roundtables, and tips for upping your LinkedIn profile. Check it out here.
Looking to make a change? Career Relaunch helps you navigate the ups and downs of a career transition. Each episode features insightful interviews with real people who have already changed careers. They offer first-hand advice on topics like handling rejection, turning ideas into action and making brave career choices. Check it out here.
Now, what are you waiting for? Turn up the volume and go get the job of your dreams.