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Best of Own Your Career - Interview with Rod Colon
The Own Your Career Story: A One on One Conversation with Rod Colón
Wanda Sharif-Rodriguez is our guest host as she interviews Rod Colón on his journey to empower students and professionals globally in managing their careers as a business. You will find out how it all started in 1981. Join us as Own Your Career Radio Show celebrates its First Year Anniversary on air!
As an in-demand Executive Coach and Professional Speaker, Rod reveals his depth of his career management experience and shares the wisdom he has acquired over the years. He demonstrates the power of networking as a giving and sharing activity, and aggressively challenges professionals to be relentless in building their networking skills while managing their careers as a business - the CEO of ME, Inc.
Rod Colon answers your career management questions in this episode of Own Your Career.
7 Step Job Search Methodology
Leveraging Your Employer as a Client
Targeting a Resume
The "T" Cover-Letter
Mastering the Interview
Rod Colón has a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in today's global economy. Rod shares his 25 years of experience as a corporate HR management insider, outside agency recruiter, professional networker and career coach through an unusual yet common sense approach to networking and career management. His in-depth knowledge of international staffing, recruiting and networking gives Rod a unique ability to both coach and consult today’s professionals and executives around the world.
Rod Colon shares the secrets learned in his 30 years as a Corporate HR Manager, Agency Recruiter, Master Networker, Motivational Speaker, Career Coach and Entrepreneur. From his extensive multi-faceted experience he has developed a unique methodology already used by thousands - to lands job and manage their careers through managing one's career as a business, the CEO of Me. Inc.
Tap the power of advocates to reach key decision-makers Explore the exciting opportunities of The Hidden Job Market Let your personal brand shine through using social media Learn a job search methodology that gets you an interview
I Want to Own My Career – Now What?
Managing your career as entrepreneur is about looking at the business world differently … seeing opportunities where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge. Whatever career you’re in or want to be in you need to manage your career as a business. Listen to this episode of Own Your Career to get your Me, Inc. Enterprise off the ground.
The Mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.
In this episode of Own Your Career, Michael Holmes (Chief Operating Officer for INROADS) shares his insights as to how INROADS has helped more than 25,000 college students through paid internships. INROADS strategic account partners include United Technologies Corporation, Ernst & Young (EY), Deloitte, MetLife, Kaiser Permanente, Lockheed Martin Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, UPS, General Electric Company, Travelers Companies, Inc, Target Corporation and Wells Fargo.
Your elevator pitch is great for networking. Many formal networking organizations limit members to 60-second presentations. It also works in social situations when you’re asked the usual icebreaker, “What do you do?” Tonight Rod takes you through his 5 point elevator pitch packet that is flexible enough to use in any situation.
An elevator pitch, elevator speech, or elevator statement is a short summary used to quickly and simply define a person, profession or service and its value proposition. The name "elevator pitch" reflects the idea that it should be possible to deliver the summary in the time span of an elevator ride, or approximately thirty seconds to two minutes.
Eric Di Monte is a Senior Corporate Recruiter and is a Talent Acquisition Manager at Univision within their HR organization. He has over 15 years’ experience in the recruitment field where he has worked on both corporate and agency environments focusing on technology and management placements. Prior to joining Univision, Eric worked for companies such as Verizon, PR Newswire, McGraw-Hill, and Gartner.
Topics Being Discussed:
Leveraging Internal Advocates
Cold Calling Corporate Recruiters
In today’s business environment, career changes are inevitable. If you cannot find a suitable career opportunity in your field, give serious consideration to alternatives. Use your experiences and your CEO of Me, Inc. mind-set (career ownership) to expand your target market by placing yourself into a position that makes you an “Untouchable”. The combination of leveraging market demand with market trends is key for the CEO of Me, Inc.
Looking to expand? Looking to make a career change? Looking to move up where you're at? Or are you in the market for a job?
If so, Dr. Bob's coaching is something you don't want to miss.
Considered by many to be one of the leading thinkers in human development, Dr. Bob Wright (www.drbobwright.com) is an internationally recognized visionary, educator, program developer, author, speaker, relationships expert, entrepreneur, consultant, and executive coach.
Dr. Bob Wright has demonstrated success in a wide variety of areas. He is an outstanding radio and television personality. Writing books on purpose in business and people skills, his work has been translated into multiple languages and sold over 200,000 copies around the globe.
Dr. Bob founded the Graduate Institute for the Realization of Human Potential and the Foundation for Transformational Leadership. Dr. Bob Wright’s degrees include a BA in Sociology, MA in Communications, MSW in Clinical Social Work, and a Doctorate in Education, Leadership, and Change.
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