The Dream Job System Podcast

Austin Belcak

Austin Belcak brings you quick, highly actionable strategies to help you land a job you love without “traditional” experience and without applying online. These modern job search tactics stem from Austin’s personal experience landing interviews and offers from Google, Microsoft, and Twitter and his experience helping thousands of job seekers get hired at the world’s best companies without applying online.

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Austin shares the 4 most effective daily activities that you can use to get better results from your job search!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Happy Friday![1:03] - The job search can be overwhelming[1:47] - Comment & Interact on LinkedIn[4:28] - Email one contact every day[5:32] - Engage with your target company’s posts[6:51] - Publicly document something you learnedHave questions about how to network better? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 26

9 min 44 sec

Austin shares his 3 step method to eliminate meetings and win your time back!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Meetings are a waste of time![1:35] - Sometimes meetings are OK, though[2:33] - Push back on the meeting request[3:45] - Ask for a Loom video[6:35] - What to do when you have to meetHave questions about how to improve your time management? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:LoomShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 24

10 min 9 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on the best way to answer the question “What is your greatest weakness?” in a job interview!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - What is your greatest weakness?[1:47] - The better question to ask[2:14] - Come up with a weakness, but no BS![3:09] - Explain how you’ve been working on your weakness[3:29] - An example from AustinHave questions about how to nail your job interview? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:How To Answer “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 22

7 min 16 sec

Austin shares the reasons behind why you should never stop looking for a job, even when you land a job interview!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Stopping is a big mistake![1:32] - The interview is halftime[3:00] - Prepare for the interview, but keep searching[3:52] - Keep the momentum goingHave questions about how to land your dream job? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 19

5 min 54 sec

Austin shares 3 steps you can take if you’ve been laid off or let go from your job!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:32] - Losing your job[1:17] - Take time to process[2:41] - Get clear on what’s next[6:30] - Create a schedule for yourselfHave questions about what to do if you lose your job? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Daily Schedule for Job SeekersShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 17

9 min 46 sec

Austin shares one tip that you can use to generate referrals without having to do any networking!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Networking is uncomfortable[1:03] - Find jobs for your friends[2:34] - Refer-a-Friend[3:32] - It’s all about adding valueHave questions about how to generate more referrals? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 15

4 min 50 sec

Austin shares his 5 favorite free job search tools that will help you level up your job search and get into your dream job faster!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:32] - MailScoop for email addresses[1:50] - Yesware & Mixmax for email statistics[3:21] - ResyMatch for resume keywords[5:52] - Canva for visuals[7:00] - ResyBuild for resume creationHave questions about the most effective tools for your job search? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:MailScoop.ioYesware.comMixmax.comResyMatch.ioCanva.comResyBuild.ioShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 12

8 min 12 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on job hopping - Is it a career booster or career killer?Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Supercharge your career[1:10] - You have to do it the right way[2:16] - Red flags for hiring managers[3:17] - Austin’s job hopping[3:59] - The take-awayHave questions about how to job hop effectively? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 10

6 min 11 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on the best ways for introverted people to feel more comfortable networking and reaching out to strangers!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Austin is an introvert![2:09] - Quality over quantity[3:51] - Engage on your terms[6:26] - Focus on your feelingsHave questions about how to feel more comfortable networking? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 8

9 min 18 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on one of the most debated topics in the job search world - Resume Length - One Page vs. Two?Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Resume Length - One Page vs. Two?[1:01] - The REAL answer[1:45] - Focus on the content, not the length[2:06] - 3 questions to ask your resume[4:50] - Differentiate yourself!Have questions about how to write an amazing resume? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Resume BuilderResume ScannerResume Bullet AnalyzerGuide on Writing Job-Winning ResumesShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 5

6 min 11 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to juggle multiple interviews and job offers at the same time!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Multiple interviews & offers[1:31] - You are the CEO![2:40] - How to make your decision[5:17] - You can accept an offer & still take interviewsHave questions about juggling multiple job interviews? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 3

8 min 20 sec

Austin shares how you can network with anybody, regardless of what you have to offer, with the “Mentor Method”!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Networking when you don’t have much to offer[1:09] - Everyone wants to be a part of your success story[2:56] - You are the “underdog”[3:56] - How to execute this tactic[6:19] - Rinse & repeatHave questions about how to cultivate a mentor? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Nov 1

9 min 8 sec

Ask Austin Anything! In this episode Austin answers questions from listeners just like you. Get your question answered on a future Ask Austin Anything episode by submitting it to the link below.Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - #AAA for October 2021[1:07] - Viktoria - “Since you've left the corporate world and started your own business, what are the top 3 things you think are the most important to be successful?”[8:08] - Trevor - “Many people are anxious or just plain afraid to type that first email or dial that first phone call to a person of interest who might be able to help their career search. What sort of "low risk" tips would you recommend for someone like that to practice these crucial "business development" skills for their career?”[13:43] - Ashley - “When I’m sending a thank you message on LinkedIn after a discovery call, what’s the best cadence? Any particulars to include in the message?”[16:25] - Dominic - “How'd you decide on your LinkedIn title?”[20:45] - Thamim - “What would you say has been the biggest mindset shift that you've had in the last 6 months?”[24:16] - Sayan - “How to identify worthy influencers to follow?”[27:40] - Luigi - “Where’s a place you have never been that you'd love to travel to?”Have questions about your job search? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Ask Austin Anything:Click here to get your question answered on a future #AAA episodeShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 29

29 min 50 sec

Austin shares the 4 step framework that one of his clients used to turn an interview at Google into a job offer!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Interview preparation is important[0:46] - Go get the job description[1:19] - Look for qualifications and skills[1:38] - Come up with questions about the qualifications and skills[2:38] - Craft your answers to these questionsHave questions about how to crush your job interview? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Article - Interview PreparationShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 25

4 min 38 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on why you should never apply for a position when you meet 100% of the qualifications!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - This is a big mistake[1:06] - Don’t fall into the trap[1:57] - You won’t be challenged[2:37] - What to do insteadHave questions about which jobs to apply to? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 22

5 min 7 sec

Austin shares 3 steps that you can use to tap into the full potential of the skills section of LinkedIn!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Why do LinkedIn skills matter?[1:29] - An example from Austin[2:47] - Find the right relevant skills for you[3:41] - Use ResyMatch.io Job Description Scanner[4:06] - Build endorsements for the relevant skillsHave questions about LinkedIn skills? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Article - LinkedIn SkillsResyMatch.ioShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 20

5 min 48 sec

Austin shares this 3-in-1 strategy for knowledge, visibility, and credibility to help you land more job interviews and offers!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Preparation is key[1:29] - Research & list out possible interview questions[2:26] - Create a LinkedIn post that answers each question[3:18] - Share your posts on LinkedInHave questions about interview preparation? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Glass DoorShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 18

5 min 46 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to start your career change or industry change if you’ve been procrastinating!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Procrastination robs your future self of happiness[2:00] - It’s hard, but it’s worth it![2:43] - You have to invest the time, but it’s worth it![4:56] - Austin’s challenge - Start Today![5:47] - Baby steps turn into stridesHave questions about how to take that first step? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 15

7 min 8 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to truly find happiness in your job. [Spoiler] - It’s not all about working for a big name company!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Career happiness isn’t about working for a big name[1:33] - Take the time to get clarity about what you really want[2:37] - How to get clear on what you want[6:41] - How to find companies and jobs that align with your valuesHave questions about how to find the right company for you? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 13

11 min 6 sec

Austin shares how you can use Star Wars (or anything else) to help you build a rapport with the person interviewing you!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Set the tone for the interview[0:49] - 2 types of interviewees[1:19] - A great example how to building rapport[3:35] - Find common groundHave questions about how to create a connection during your interview? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 11

6 min 10 sec

Austin shares this 5-step framework that you can use to figure out what to do with your life if you have no idea!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - What path is right for you?[1:16] - Get really clear on what you want[3:33] - How to find your passion[5:08] - Find your baseline strengths[6:29] - Learn more about areas that interest you[10:07] - The 30-day mini pilotHave questions about how to figure out your passion? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Article - What Should I Do With My Life?Strengths FinderHIGH5Sokanu Career ExplorerShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 8

14 min 8 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on searching for your dream job and how you never just ‘have’ time for it. You need to ‘make’ time for it!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Make the time for your job search[1:34] - Take control of your job search[2:08] - Intentionally create the time you’ll need[2:39] - The time audit[3:50] - Prioritize your activities[5:23] - Schedule your time to stay accountableHave questions about how to create more time in your day? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Job Search ScheduleShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 6

7 min 34 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on the two types of job referrals you may encounter and which one you should be focusing on!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - The Two Types Of Job Referrals[1:02] - The “One-And-Done” referral[2:51] - The “Advocate” referral[3:52] - It takes time and effort to get an advocate, but it’s totally worth it![4:32] - OK, so how do I get an advocate?Have questions about how to get referred into your dream job? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 4

7 min 3 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to increase your productivity by 10x by “chipping” instead of “chunking”!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Chipping? Chunking?[1:12] - The problem with “chunking”[1:46] - Why “chipping” is better[2:08] - Some examples of “chipping” from AustinHave questions about how to increase your productivity? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Master class - How to see 6-figure success on LinkedInShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Oct 1

5 min 54 sec

Ask Austin Anything! In this episode Austin answers questions from listeners just like you. Get your question answered on a future Ask Austin Anything episode by submitting it to the link below.Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - #AAA for September 2021[1:07] - Mai - “When is the best time to talk about salary for a role that you’re interviewing for? I’ve heard people say wait until the end but many recruiters ask about it at the beginning of the process. How do we maximize our earning potential?[5:00] - Mitchell - “Can you explain how the LinkedIn algorithm works for posts? When I make a post, is it only shown to my network? Or is it shown in other people’s feeds and networks as well?”[10:03] - Steve - “How often should I be posting on LinkedIn for best results? I’ve been posting a few times per week, but I’m wondering if I should be doing more.”[14:33] - Wendy - “What is the single best piece of advice you would give a job seeker?”[17:00] - Cindi - “How do you get featured in places like Forbes or Business Insider? It seems like everyone is, but I’ve been trying for a while and haven’t been able to make it happen.”[23:08] - Vikram - “How would you define career stability and who is responsible for it, you or your employer?”Have questions about your job search? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Ask Austin Anything:Click here to get your question answered on a future #AAA episodeShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 29

29 min 56 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on what you should be doing if your dream company doesn’t have any open roles!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - My dream company isn’t hiring. What now?[1:02] - Great companies are always expanding[1:24] - Don’t forget about the ‘hidden job market’[3:07] - Start building relationships anywaysHave questions about what to do if your dream company isn’t hiring? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 27

4 min 37 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to find more accurate salary information from Colorado, even if you don’t live there!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - How to find the best salary data[1:10] - Why Colorado?[1:37] - How to extrapolate Colorado data to suit you[2:35] - Use this newfound data in your negotiationsHave questions about what your salary should be? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Glassdoor Salary AdjusterSalary Negotiation ArticleShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 24

4 min 20 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how college students can get the most out of their intern experiences!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:30] - Connect with as many people as possible[1:56] - Start a results tracker on your first day[2:52] - Suggest projects that you want to work on[4:00] - Keep the relationships going after your internship is overHave questions about how to get the most out of your internship? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 20

5 min 41 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on what college students should be doing in order to land their dream job!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - The truth about negative self-talk[0:59] - Why real world results are so valuable[2:12] - How to get real world results to make to stand out from the crowdHave questions about how to stand out from the crowd? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 17

5 min 16 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to make networking easier for those of you who are changing careers!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Be choosy with your network connections[1:34] - Look for people who have done what you want to do[2:24] - How to actually find them[4:32] - Reach out & learn from themHave questions about networking best practices? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:OwlerEmail Template:Hi [Name],My name is [Your Name] and I found your info while I was looking for people who made the transition into [New Industry] from a non-traditional background.Your experience making the transition from [Old Company] to [New Company] really stood out to me.I know you’re probably extremely busy and I also know your time is valuable. If you do have a few minutes, I’d love to learn more about your journey and ask you a couple of questions.I know that’s a big ask from a stranger, so no worries if it’s too much. If you do have a few minutes, I’d be really grateful. Either way, have a fantastic week!Best,[Your Name]Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 15

5 min 27 sec

Austin teaches you how to land more job interviews by using a technique called “Value Driven Pitch” in your LinkedIn headline!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - LinkedIn is a search engine - Get your SEO right![1:49] - Why your headline is wrong[2:18] - The truth about hiring managers[2:32] - What is a VDP (Value Driven Pitch)?[2:52] - VDP examples[4:51] - Why this process works so wellHave questions about LinkedIn best practices? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:LinkedIn Headline GuideShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 13

6 min 42 sec

Austin shares the one thing that interviewers at top companies look for when it comes to deciding on a candidate!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Specificity is key[1:25] - Don’t be generic[3:53] - Make it all about them[4:49] - Austin’s 3-step process to make this strategy workHave questions about the interview process? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Interview GuideShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 10

7 min 38 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to turn more of those disappointing rejections into job offers!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - One mistake that job seekers are making[1:34] - Stay in touch[2:26] - How Austin used this strategy to get a job at Microsoft[3:53] - The best way to stay in touchHave questions about how to stay in touch after a rejection? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 8

5 min 50 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on why goals are overrated and what you should be doing instead!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Yes, goals are overrated![0:50] - Systems > Goals[2:48] - The 2 main problems with goals[4:10] - Make every day a WIN!Have questions about how to use systems to reach your goals? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 6

6 min 28 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how many people you should be reaching out to in your job search if you want to see great results!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Networking is key, but it’s also hard![0:59] - Reverse engineer the funnel[2:20] - Making the math work for youHave questions about networking best practices? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Article - How to get a job anywhere without applying onlineShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 3

5 min 37 sec

Austin shares the best personal development secret that he’s learned and shows you how to get over that hump!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - What’s holding you back?[1:07] - Austin’s best personal development secret[1:30] - That little voice in your head[2:34] - Getting started is scary!Have questions about how to let go of the fear and get started? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Sep 1

6 min 2 sec

Ask Austin Anything! In this episode Austin answers questions from listeners just like you. Get your question answered on a future Ask Austin Anything episode by submitting it to the link below.Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - #AAA for August 2021[1:04] - “I recently got a job offer - yay! - but there’s a catch. This offer is from my second choice company. I asked them for time to consider and they gave me 48 hours to decide. I’m still interviewing at my first choice company and I don’t know what to do. Do I decline to offer and hope I get the offer from my first choice? Or do I accept and keep interviewing? Thanks for the help!” - Vishan[6:24] - “How many hours a day/week did you set aside to get your side hustle really going?” - Virginia[8:52] - “How do you structure your day, Austin?” - Kimberly[12:05] - “What's your process for creating blog posts?” - Jason[16:11] - “What’s your best cure for writer’s block?”’ - Matthew[18:26] - “What’s your favorite pumpkin ale?” - SarahHave questions about your job search? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Ask Austin Anything:Click here to get your question answered on a future #AAA episodeShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 30

20 min 14 sec

Ageism is on the rise and in this episode Austin shares his #1 tip for combating ageism in your job search!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Ageism is on the rise[0:44] - Be proactive![1:24] - Use this 3-step process[3:52] - A concrete example from AustinHave questions about ageism in the workplace? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 27

5 min 39 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on why networking is all about making friends and not about asking for a job!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Make friends instead of asking for a job[1:47] - The truth about networking[2:30] - A different way to look at networking[3:35] - What you should be doing insteadHave questions about the best ways to network? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 25

6 min 33 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how surveying a company’s customers can provide valuable insight for your research phase!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Research is critical in your job search[1:35] - Figure out your specific target groups[2:53] - Find actual people in your target groups[4:48] - Ask them these 3 specific questions[7:06] - Incorporate the responses into your application or VVPHave questions about the best ways to research a company? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:VVP Starter KitShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 23

9 min 10 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to send LinkedIn requests that actually get an answer!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Not hearing back can be frustrating[1:43] - A personalized message goes a long way![2:52] - Provide context to your request[4:19] - Get them excited about connecting with you[5:24] - An example from AustinHave questions about how to use LinkedIn better? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:LinkedIn Profile TipsShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 20

7 min 49 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on job happiness and how to ensure that you’re the happiest you can be!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - What really matters with job happiness[0:53] - Be more specific[1:56] - Why some people hate a job and some people love it[3:20] - Think about & write down your values[4:20] - Wanna be happy? Do this homeworkHave questions about how to achieve career happiness? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Post: What Should I Do With my LifeShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 18

7 min 10 sec

Austin shares a super creative ‘Thank You’ note strategy that will help you stand out from the crowd!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Hiring managers love thank you notes![2:11] - Email vs handwritten notes[2:56] - Austin’s thank you note strategyHave questions about thank you notes and how to stand out from the crowd? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Interview Thank You EmailShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 16

5 min 19 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to get better referrals that will help you turn that referral into an interview!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - How to turn referrals into interviews[1:03] - All referrals are NOT created equal[2:12] - The problem with one-and-done referrals[3:28] - Why the ‘advocate’ referral is so much better[4:38] - How to get more advocate referralsHave questions about how to turn referrals into interviews? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 13

8 min 43 sec

Austin shares one hack that will help you to show up more often and rank higher in LinkedIn searches!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - How to show up in more LinkedIn searches[1:11] - What you don’t know about Skills & Endorsements[2:50] - What are the right skills for you?[4:32] - Endorsements are important!Have questions about how to get more out of LinedIn? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:LinkedIn Skills GuideResyMatch.ioShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 11

7 min 45 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to make your value crystal clear to your dream companies by creating a portfolio!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - How to make your value crystal clear[1:12] - What a portfolio can do for you[2:12] - You can create your own experience[4:11] - Choose your focus with intention[5:24] - Create a portfolio blog post & sell your ideas[6:36] - Play the long gameHave questions about how to create a killer portfolio? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:VVP GuideShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 9

9 min 1 sec

Austin shares the biggest and most common mistake he sees on cover letters, and what you should be doing instead!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - How to address a cover letter the right way[0:50] - To whom it may concern?[1:37] - Address an actual person (like the hiring manager)[2:44] - What if you can’t find their name?Have questions about how to write a killer cover letter? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:Cover Letter GuideShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 6

4 min 58 sec

Austin shares his thoughts on how to deal with the fears that everyone experiences, even the most successful people that you look up to!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - A special message from Austin[0:53] - Everyone has the same fears that you do[2:09] - You are not alone[2:38] - Stay the course & put in the effort that you canHave questions about how to overcome your fears? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 4

3 min 47 sec

Austin shows you how you can use a “Highlight Reel” to level up your resume!Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - Your resume needs a highlight reel[1:14] - The problem with traditional resume formulas[2:53] - Highlight reels solve the problem of where to start your resume[3:23] - How to craft your own highlight reelHave questions about how to craft your own highlight reel? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Share Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Aug 2

7 min 44 sec

Ask Austin Anything! In this episode Austin answers questions from listeners just like you. Get your question answered on a future Ask Austin Anything episode by submitting it to the link below.Time Stamped Show Notes:[0:25] - #AAA for June 2021[1:26] - “I was rejected from my dream company. Can I still apply there? Should I wait a few years? Am I totally cooked?” - Adam[3:57] - “What are the things to watch out for in a job posting that would indicate the workplace/management can be toxic and you should avoid it?” - Jagoda[10:17] - “What are some of the biggest hurdles to starting your own company?” - Peter[15:49] - “Was there a tipping point when you went from "helping all your friends with their resumes" to "I can turn this into a legitimate side hustle"? - Steve[21:40] - “If you could offer only one tip for someone transitioning into tech with no work experience to land an interview, what would that tip be?” - Janiece[26:12] - “How would you recommend asking an employer for more time to consider an offer? Especially if you're in the process of interviewing for others and might receive offers from them soon?” - JamieHave questions about your job search? Text them to Austin at (201) 479-9511.Ask Austin Anything:Click here to get your question answered on a future #AAA episodeShare Your Feedback:Want a free resume or LinkedIn profile review from Austin? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes to automatically be entered to win. We choose winners every week, click here to learn how to leave a review and enter to win.What should Austin talk about next? Ask a question or share your thoughts at CultivatedCulture.com/FeedbackConnect With Austin:Cultivated CultureLinkedInInstagramTry Austin’s free Resume Builder, free Resume Scanner, and free Mailscoop email finder tool

Jul 30

32 min 48 sec