Sun, 20 July 2014
On this episode, I talked to a career counselor. She tells us what her job entails (how she helps people), what can a career counselor help with and what can't they, the experience vs credentials problem, advice for people who are thinking about starting their own business, advice for shy or introverted people, advice for polymaths and jacks of all trades, and more.
Available on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/noise-in-my-head-adam-emanon/id637470370)
Quitessential Careers Guide to Informational Interviewing
Multiple-Intelligences Career Chart (Adam mentioned during the episode)
This lists several different jobs by their "intelligence type" which gives you multiple ways of trying to zero in one what you're good at or interested in doing.
MBTI Inaccurate? don't put too much faith into your MBTI Type
Polymath/Scanner/Jack of all Trades specific links and resources
Top 5 Reasons to be a Jack of all Trades (from Tim Ferriss' blog)
From Adam's blog:
Are you a scanner? You might be a scanner
Interview with a scanner, advice for other scanners
Should a scanner run their own business?
Should a scanner run their own business? (revisited)
Adam's Nerd Nite Presentation - Life as a Polymath