10 Best Podcasts For Your Career

Are you looking to switch careers? Or land your dream job? Or are you just looking for some inspiration and motivation?Whatever stage you’re at in your career, and whatever you’re looking for, there’s a podcast for you.

Career podcasts cover a range of topics, including how to be a better leader, build your own business, or find your dream job. What’s more, you can listen to them on your smartphone or computer, wherever you are. Simply choose the episode relevant to you and tune in for some motivational career tips and advice from experts that’ll inspire you to succeed.

Now, here are 10 of the best podcasts to check out for your career:

1. The School of Greatness

The School of Greatness is hosted by Lewis Howes, a former athlete and New York Times bestselling author. He not only explores the qualities that make people successful, such as resilience, he also shares inspirational stories from businesspeople, celebrities, and athletes. They talk about how they got to where they are today and reveal their secrets to success that you might find helpful.

2. The Tim Ferriss Show

The Tim Ferriss Show is hosted by Tim Ferriss, the bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek. He offers career tips and tricks that you can use to improve your work style and make it more efficient. He also interviews high-profile guests who’ve excelled in a range of areas, from investing to pro sports, and then translates their stories into practical advice that you can use. This podcast will be sure to leave you inspired.

3. This is Your Life

This is Your Life is hosted by Michael Hyatt, a former publishing house CEO. He offers practical tips dedicated to leadership, like how to delegate effectively, lead in the face of criticism, and escape perfectionism. You’ll learn how to lead more effectively and push your career to the next level. You’ll also find topics on almost any career challenge you may have, such as how to achieve work-life balance.

4. Being Boss

Being Boss is hosted by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon. They provide lots of practical advice for anyone who wants to create and pursue their dream job, whether as a side hustle or as a full-time business. If you want to be the boss of your own life and career and don’t want to wait any longer to get started, this podcast is for you.

5. Productivityist

Productivityist is a weekly podcast hosted by Mike Vardy and features advice from leaders and experts. They offer tips and tricks that can help you improve your productivity, goals, and other aspects of your career. So if you’re looking to boost your career in terms of being able to change your work habits, manage your time or be more productive, you should listen to this podcast.

6. Career Tools

Career Tools is a weekly podcast that gives advice on how to start or advance your career. Detailed strategies are given to help you find the right mentor or negotiate job interviews. So if it’s your first time looking for a job and you want a jump-start, or you’re looking for new ways to shine in your career, this podcast is worth listening to.

7. Happen to Your Career

Happen to Your Career focuses on how to find a job that you’re passionate about, gives you satisfaction, and makes you look forward to Mondays – in other words, your ‘dream job’.The podcast’s creator Scott Anthony Barlow said that rather than settling, you can have a job where you can’t wait to get to work in the morning and you absolutely love every minute you’re there.

8. How Did You Get Into That?

How Did You Get Into That? is hosted by Grant Baldwin. He interviews entrepreneurs, musicians, athletes, trainers, and venture capitalists to bring you their career stories, particularly how they got into their job. So if you’re wondering how you can get into a specific industry or career, these experts’ journeys can help you figure it out.

9. Pivot

Pivot is hosted by Jenny Blake, an author, business strategist, speaker, and former Google career coach. She shares her own real-life stories that focus on how to confront your fears, take risks, laugh in the face of uncertainty, find your passion, and easily handle changes in your job or career. She also interviews experts and discusses how they stay agile in a rapidly shifting workforce.

10. How I Built This

How I Built This is hosted by Guy Raz and tells the stories of great leaders, including some of the world’s most innovative businesspeople, creatives and entrepreneurs. They share their insights and things they’ve learnt from their roles at well-known companies. If you’re a leader or looking to build your own business, this podcast is the best resource for leadership and business advice.

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Gladys serves as the General Manager and Head of Student Services at the International Career Institute.

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