This week on Career Crashers, Joel is joined by Jerrod Harlan to learn how he crashed his career in copywriting. With his own initiative, support from mentors, and personal projects he has been able to quickly develop a thriving career.
In a world full of so many different companies on so many different job boards, how can you narrow down to the ones that will provide you with the best opportunity for growth? That’s what we’re talking about today with Henry Johnson, the creator of Rocketshipjobs.com.
Many people believe a job at a high-growth startup is completely out of reach unless you’re a superstar programmer or experienced marketer. The reality is that some great projects and initiative will go a long way to getting your foot in the door.
Sean Thielen-Esparza was on a promising Med-School track when he realized that this was not what would make him happy. Listen to his story to learn how he moved across the country with nothing but a laptop and $500 in his backpack, to make it as a product manager in NYC.
After excelling throughout school and university, and graduating from law school, Jibril started and was excelling in a career as an investment banker. But he realized that the path he was succeeding on, was not a path that led to a great destination. So he changed direction.
When he was 17, after already starting his first company, James wanted to meet Brian Chesky from AirBnB. So he decided to come up with and pitch them on a feature, which led to him being invited over to pitch it in San Francisco. In this episode, James shares this incredible story.
John Britton is the founder of Raise.dev where he helps developers level up and get hired. In this podcast episode, John shares his own career story, how he leveraged his unique combination of skills into a great career and how you can do the same!
From a young age, Carlos Alfaro was interested in the world of ideas and philosophy, especially those regarding policy. Listen to Carlos' story of how he dropped out of college and created a career talking about the ideas he loved.
Being a self-taught programmer that's able to work from anywhere in the world is a dream many young people have. Listen to Gerrit's story to learn how he got to live that dream, despite setting out to do something entirely different, at first.
Mikkel Thorup realized from a very young age, that he was not built for school. After having been put in special education for years, he finally dropped out. And despite everyone telling him that he wouldn't amount to much, he ended up creating an extremely successful career around his passion: travel.