We all love a good podcast. They’re entertaining and often serve as great ways of productively passing the time on your morning commute to the office. Here are some of the best career podcasts that offer free job advice; perfect for keeping you motivated and inspired to fine-tune your skills.
A roundup of the best career podcasts
Get What You Want
If you’re a woman in the world of business, we highly suggest this podcast hosted by Baroness Karren Brady. Karren frequently interviews influential women in the world of business, and her guests include the likes of Dame Helena Morrissey as well as Jo Malone. Hearing the stories of how these women overcame challenges to get to where they are is truly inspiring.
Switch, Pivot, Quit
For employees considering a career shift, Switch, Pivot, Quit offers useful advice on making the transition between job as smooth as possible. Switching from working as a publicist to an author takes serious commitment, and the show’s host, Ahviana Angel, knows what it takes.
Safe for Work
In need of some advice on staying positive in the workplace? Liz Dolan, the former head of marketing at Nike and contributor to The Wall Street Journal, shares weekly snippets of advice on various issues like office gossip and exit interviews.
The Future of Work
Jacob Morgan, a futurologist, is the host of this podcast that identifies what we should expect from the future of work. The host invites new business leaders and HR experts every week to share their insights on how we can all start future-proofing our careers.
With career-coaches Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper at the lead of this podcast, Squiggly Careers aims to help its subscribers have happier careers. They share their abundance of tips and tricks that’ll help you take control of your career and make better choices going forward.
Ctrl Alt Delete
As the title might imply, this is one of those career podcasts more focused on all things digital. If you’re employed in the tech sector and need some fresh inspiration, Emma Gannon and her variety of guests will help set the inspirational stage for you.
Eat Sleep Work Repeat
This podcast is focused on helping us all make our work environments better. The hosts of the show talk to experts in each episode with the aim of identifying ways to drive change in workplace culture.
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