Episode 45: How I Survived Working in Big Law as an Immigrant, with Yeve Sibanda

Episode 45: How I Survived Working in Big Law as an Immigrant, with Yeve Sibanda

On Episode 45, Yeve Sibanda opens up about what it was like to work at an extremely prestigious Big Law Firm as a Black woman and immigrant

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in “Big Law”? Big Law typically refers to working in major / international corporate law firms that are known to pay law grads a lot of money but require many hours of work.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Yeve ended up choosing a law career after working within investment banking

  • How Yeve broke into a prestigious big law firm despite not attending a Top 15 law school or necessarily having a perfect GPA

  • How Yeve overcame the challenges of Big Law firm life as a Black woman trying to advance in her career

  • Why Yeve recently pivoted to a corporate counsel role within a Financial Tech startup

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Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, ecmpodcast.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 44: What It’s Like To Work as a Latina In the Environmental Justice Space, with Phoebe Romero

Episode 44: What It’s Like To Work as a Latina In the Environmental Justice Space, with Phoebe Romero

On Episode 44, Phoebe Romero shares her experiences working within the environmental justice space!

44. What It’s Like To Work as a Latina In Climate Change, with Phoebe Romero

Are you passionate about climate change and interested in using your career path to literally make the world a better place? Then you can’t miss Phoebe Romero’s story – Phoebe is a “fronterista” – a woman who grew up on the Texas-Mexico border and made her way to Brown University in Rhode Island.

Have you ever thought about finding a job within the environmental justice space, but didn’t know where to begin? This is the perfect primer episode for you!

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Phoebe got involved with environmental justice and climate change issues 

  • The different types of jobs that exist in both private and public sector within climate change work

  • How Phoebe stepped into a historic freeze and crisis moment as Environmental Program Coordinator in Austin, Texas

  • What it takes to break into the environmental justice space and what it’s like as a BIPOC 

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Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, ecmpodcast.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 43: The Five Essential Mindsets You Need to Adopt for a Stress-Free and Successful Career Change

Episode 43: The Five Essential Mindsets You Need to Adopt for a Stress-Free and Successful Career Change

On Episode 43, Priscilla shares the Top 5 Mental Gremlins you need to watch out for PRIOR to starting a career change process!

43. The Five Essential Mindsets You Need to Adopt for a Stress-Free and Successful Career Change (Solo Episode)

Are you ready to get your job search / career change journey started in 2022? Well, hold your horses for just 25 minutes…. On today’s episode, Priscilla shares the benefits of spending some intentional time programming your brain to make your journey SO. MUCH. EASIER.

When you’re about to start a job search, you absolutely HAVE to get your mindset onboard with you. It’s like filling the gas tank before driving off, or programming your computer to like, actually work.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How confusion and “IDK” keeps you stuck

  • How to mange the the Inner Critic and their nasty words 

  • How to run your own race and avoid compare and despair

  • How to reframe rejection and think with abundance 

  • How to watch out for FAKE entitlement 

Ready to make a career change?

I got you! Download our 20-page FREE guide to get career clarity on where you want to go next.

Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, ecmpodcast.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 42: What Not To Do While Job Searching as a First-Gen College Grad, with Edgar Galindo

Episode 42: What Not To Do While Job Searching as a First-Gen College Grad, with Edgar Galindo

On Episode 42, Edgar Galindo reflects on the mistakes he made when he went through his first job search post-college as a Math major grad

When you’re the first person in your family to graduate from college and you’re a liberal arts degree major, the job search challenge can take you by surprise – on this episode, Edgar Galindo shares his lessons learned.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why Edgar struggled to figure out what to do post-college as a Math major

  • How a “short term” job became a 5-year stint in Construction & Operations

  • How an orientation towards problem solving got Edgar opportunities for promotion

  • Why Edgar decided to pursue management consulting

Ready to make a career change?

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Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, ecmpodcast.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 41: How I Landed My Dream Job at NASA as a Latina Engineer, with Joan Melendez Misner

Episode 41: How I Landed My Dream Job at NASA as a Latina Engineer, with Joan Melendez Misner

On Episode 41, Joan talks about how she became an aerospace engineer at NASA after getting rejected 12 times!

41. How I Landed My Dream Job at NASA as a Latina Engineer, with Joan Melendez Misner

Can you imagine getting rejected from your dream job at NASA 12 different times, but still trying again one more time? Well, that’s exactly what Joan Melendez Misner did before landing her job as aerospace engineer at NASA. On this episode, Joan tells us how to break into the Space industry and thrive as a woman of color in STEM.

 

Can you imagine getting rejected from your dream job 12 times, but still trying again one more time? That’s what today’s guest, Joan Melendez Misner, did before landing her dream job as an aerospace engineer as a woman of color.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • What it takes to break into the space industry 

  • How to overcome being the only woman of color or Latina in the room in a male-dominated industry

  • What Joan did to finally land her dream job (sometimes it takes a lateral move!)

  • The highlights of working at NASA!

Ready to make a career change?

I got you! Download our 20-page FREE guide to get career clarity on where you want to go next.

Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, ecmpodcast.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.