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Planning Your Career and Managing a Job Search


Thu Sep 22 2016


In this podcast, Alisa Cohn shares her top tips on planning your career and managing a job search. Alisa is the author of the chapter “Developing Your Career Plan” in the upcoming ATD book Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You’ll Love.

Alisa Cohn is an executive coach who works with start-up founders, co-founders, CEOs, and executive teams. She is the executive coach for the “Runway” program at NYC Tech—an “accelerator” that focuses on supporting post-docs to commercialize their research and build companies. She is also on the Entrepreneurial Advisory Committee at Cornell University and is on the advisory boards of a number of startups. Alisa guest lectures at Harvard, Cornell, and Georgetown universities, as well as in the Naval War College’s accelerated leadership program.


In the podcast Alisa answers questions such as: 

  • What advice would you give someone who is thinking about looking for a new job? 

  • How can you find the time to devote to your job search when you are busy with your current job? 

  • What is one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make? 

  • Should you find job opportunities within your current company before looking elsewhere? 

  • What is the most important thing job seekers can do to get started on the job hunt? 

For answers to these questions and more, listen to the podcast.

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