Gary Knight, Executive Director of the San Diego Futures Foundation, joins the program to discuss the work that his organization is doing to improve lives in San Diego County by making information technology available to underserved populations. Discover how SDFF is providing technology equipment, training, support, IT outsourcing, and digital media services to nonprofit organizations, disadvantaged small businesses, low-income households, people with disabilities, and seniors.
Lara Rahib discusses how she graduated college with a bachelors in biology in 2010, but always wanted to have her own business. Lara reveals how she built a 6 figure pet brand from the ground up that allows her to earn money while she sleeps!
To learn more about Lara's business, visit https://petpawsabilities.com/
Career healthcare worker Aaron Butler joins the program to discuss how and why he chose a career in healthcare, the opportunities and challenges in his job, and what you need to know before considering a career in the healthcare/medical field.
Tony Lao joins the program to discuss his journey of moving to San Diego, and taking multiple risks in order to find happiness and fulfillment and pursue his dreams. Tony shares advice for students, graduating students and job seekers about work/life balance and how to achieve your career goals. Discover how to find the courage to take risks, and how to trust and believe in yourself when no one else does.
Welcome to the series Life As A…” – featuring everyday people sharing about their everyday professional lives. Today's guests are Trish Sanderson, Regional Manager in the marketing department at Yelp.com and Andy Cheng, former marketing assistant at Yelp.
Work is an important factor in most of our lives, and this is no different for people who have a disability. Breaking Barriers San Diego (BBSD) is an Individual Placement & Support (IPS) program, offering supported employment services to individuals with disabilities seeking work in the competitive job market.
In this episode you'll discover how Breaking Barriers San Diego helps individuals with disabilities find meaningful employment, and the various services that they offer.
In this episode you'll discover lessons and takeaways from a recruitment consultant about what recruiters do, how the recruitment process works, and how to make yourself stand out from other applicants.
In this episode, you'll discover the keys to success as a woman in the workplace. Learn how to find mentors who can help you in your career and how to become part of a supportive community.
Zuri Williams, career agent at KRA, returns to the program to discuss the importance of registering for selective service board, and the impact that it can have on job seekers. Discover who needs to register and how to register for selective service.
Diana Saldivar co-hosts the episode with Laura Bowden from KRA as they interview Errol Asuncion and Matt Cecil from
Industry likens itself to LinkedIn for the restaurant and hotel industry. The platform lets prospective employees in the hospitality industry (like bartenders and chefs) create a profile that uniquely shows off their relevant skills.
This episode features an interview with Amy Vance, disability resource coordinator for the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) as she discusses the work that DEI does to help persons with disabilities find meaningful and competitive employment. Amy also reveals the benefits for employers for hiring diverse talent, including persons with disabilities.
This episode features an interview with Deona Dorsey, operations manager for San Diego Metro Career Centers and Anna Guadarrama, workshop facilitator, as they discuss when it makes sense to quit an interview and how to know if a job opening isn't the right fit for you.
Santiago Leon returns to the program to discuss an article that he recently came across about the "5 P's To Success" and the takeaways for job seekers.
Assessment Specialist Monica Patti and Career Agent Tina Nichols join the program to discuss transferable skills- those skills that can cross over from one career to another. Discover how to identify your transferable skills and how to communicate those to employers.
This episode features an interview with Terrance Bowens from San Diego Metro Career Center/KRA as he discusses his story of moving from Connecticut to California and how he prepared and adjusted to the transition of moving across the country. Discover how to set yourself up for success and how to create new connections and support.
Job seeker Keith Robinson and career agent Zuri Williams join the program to share their experience about how Zuri helped Keith find a new job and the takeaways for job seekers.
Steven Colborn joins the program to discuss how Goodwill helps veterans and civilians find good jobs. Discover the various programs available at the Goodwill, and the mindset shift you need to make to be successful in your job search.
Employment specialist Maria Ray discusses how to find the support you need in order to be successful in your job search. Discover the power of collaboration in helping you land the job you really want.
David Silva, Program Manager in the Employment Development Department for the State of California, shares tips on how to find and land a state job in California, and specifically in San Diego.
For more information, visit www.metrocareercenters.org
Joanne Morales, career agent at KRA San Diego, discusses 13 things to let go of in order to be successful in your job search. Discover the actions, habits and mindset that you need to develop in order to land the job you really want.
For more information, visit http://www.metrocareercenters.org/
This episode features the former Searching in San Diego host Diana Saldivar as she discusses her recent career transition. Diana is joined by Maylynn Rayos, who will be the new host of the program. Diana shares tips for job seekers about successfully navigating a job transition.
To learn more, visit http://metrocareercenters.org/
This episode features an interview with Terrance Bowens as he discusses his own journey of relocating from the East Coast to San Diego and what he learned from that experience. Terrance shares takeaways for job seekers and how to get the most out of your job relocation efforts.
For more information about San Diego Metro Career Centers, visit http://www.metrocareercenters.org/
Diana Saldivar hosts a panel of millennials, as they discuss job challenges and opportunities. This episode is for millennials, as well as those who work with and employ them.
For more information about San Diego Metro Career Center, visit http://www.metrocareercenters.org/
Dawn Gregory from New Horizons Computer Learning discusses how they help career seekers increase their skills in order to get a good job. Discover the opportunities for training and employment in the IT and technology field and how to get started.
To learn more about San Diego Metro Career Centers, visit www.metrocareercenters.org