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 

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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 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

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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 40: Six Signs You’re In a Toxic Workplace and What To Do About It, with Jasmine Escalera

Episode 40: Six Signs You’re In a Toxic Workplace and What To Do About It, with Jasmine Escalera

On Episode 40, Career Coach Jasmine Escalera gives us the scoop on toxic workplace traits that should be RED FLAGS!

Six Signs of a Toxic Workplace and What To Do About It, with Jasmine Escalera

Ending up in a toxic workplace scenario can happen to anyone – and it often leads to a miserable day to day experience that can impact your physical, mental and emotional well-being. On this special episode, Career & Confidence Coach Jasmine Escalera shares her top signs of a toxic workplace and what to do about it.

It can happen to the best of us – our new job, or new boss, ends up becoming our source of biggest misery. On this episode, Career Coach Jasmine Escalera walks us through some top red flags for work culture.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • What catch-phrases to watch out for when companies describe their work cultures

  • Aggressive workloads and what to do about them

  • The role of employee voice and the importance of feeling like you will be heard at work

  • How Jasmine has overcome micro-agressions as a Latina at work, and her own story becoming a Career Coach

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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 39: How To Stay True To Yourself While Climbing the Corporate Ladder, with Johanna Saenz Donnell

Episode 39: How To Stay True To Yourself While Climbing the Corporate Ladder, with Johanna Saenz Donnell

On Episode 39, Johanna Saenz talks about her ascent up the corporate ladder in the beauty & Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) space!

How To Stay True To Yourself While Climbing the Corporate Ladder, with Johanna Saenz Donnell

Despite progress made, Latinas still face many challenges in Corporate America – lack of representation in the C-Suite and corporate boards, barriers to advancement, salary disparities, discrimination and more. On this episode, you’ll hear Johanna Saenz Donnell’s story about her steady climb up the corporate ladder at consumer packaged goods (CPG) giants, such as General Mills, Walmart, and L’Oreal.

Despite progress made, Latinas still face many challenges in Corporate America – lack of representation in the C-Suite and corporate boards, barriers to advancement, salary disparities, discrimination and more. On this episode, you’ll hear Johanna Saenz Donnell’s story about her steady climb up the corporate ladder as a first-gen college grad and daughter of immigrants.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Johanna ended up finding out about a career in business and ended up at UT Austin McCombs studying marketing

  • What her first job out of college was like (in cold Minnesota!) and the challenges of working in a corporate environment

  • Why she chose to specialize in CPG / Beauty sales

  • How she’s handled micro-aggressions in the workplace and advocated for herself at work as a more introverted & “quiet” person

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 38: How to Avoid Debt While Pursuing a Graduate Degree, with Nathalie Flores

Episode 38: How to Avoid Debt While Pursuing a Graduate Degree, with Nathalie Flores

On Episode 38, Nathalie Flores talks about how she figured out a way to fund a B.A. and MBA and prioritize financial freedom!

How to Avoid Debt While Pursuing a Graduate Degree, with Nathalie Flores

Have you ever wondered how people afford to attend elite programs or get fancy degrees? It’s not always just student loans – sometimes people save money or qualify for significant scholarships and funding. On this episode, we hear from Nathalie Flores, a Peruvian immigrant who navigated the U.S.

Many of us are the first in our families to go to college – let alone pursue a graduate degree. The financial investment can be scary and daunting – enough to totally scrap the idea. On this episode, Nathalie talks through how she funded her graduate plans.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Nathalie’s decision to start out at a community college ended up being a BOSS financial move before transferring to Smith College

  • Why she chose to study engineering at a liberal arts college and how that landed her at Accenture making damn good money upon graduation

  • How she navigated the U.S. educational system as a Peruvian immigrant and still chose to take a risk and go to grad school

  • Why an MBA was worth the financial investment in the end for Nathalie

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.