Russell Wolf: Part 1 – How to Decode the Intricate Dynamics of Job Market Counter Offers – Episode 32

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Summary: Today’s episode of Elevate Your Career is the first in a series of short discussions between Nicole and Russell Wolf, Director of Delivery at Irvine Technology Corporation. This time out, Nicole and Russell discuss the intricate dynamics of counter offers in the job market. You’ll discover concise, valuable insights, eliminating the need for extended…

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Unlock Your Leadership Potential: The Power of Lifelong Learning – Episode 31

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Eduard de Vries Sands, Chief Information Officer at Eversana, an independent provider of global commercial services to the life science industry. During the conversation, Nicole and Eduard discuss the nuances of leadership and career advancement, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning and broadening…

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Unlocking the Power of Strong Mentors and Advocates – Episode 30

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Brian Kirkland, Chief Information Officer for Choice Hotels International. During this conversation, you’ll discover the significance of mentorship and advocacy in career advancement, as Brian highlights how strong mentors and advocates can open doors and provide invaluable support. Get a glimpse into the…

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Hiring with Heart: How to Identify and Empower Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Episode 29

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Rick Doten, lecturer and expert in the field of neurodiversity in the workplace. In this fascinating conversation, Nicole and Rick explore the nuanced experiences of individuals with unique cognitive traits, both the challenges and strengths they encounter in daily life and professional settings.…

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Key Findings to Women’s Success – Podcast Episode 27

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Meghan Weeks, recent graduate of the University of California and IT Manager for the city of Long Beach, California. During the conversation, they explore the challenges and strategies for women in IT leadership roles. They emphasize the importance of confidence, fearlessness, and continuous…

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Being an InfluencHER – Women in Tech Trailblazers – Podcast Episode 26

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Summary: Today’s episode of Elevate Your Career is a recast of a conversation between Nicole and the hosts of the Women in Tech Trailblazers podcast. During the conversation, Nicole shares her journey and challenges in a sector where women are significantly underrepresented. The discussion openes with Nicole’s extensive accolades and her efforts in spearheading initiatives…

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Ace Virtual Interviews: From Tech Checks to Dress Codes – Podcast Episode 25

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole focuses on essential interviewing techniques, particularly for virtual interviews, emphasizing the importance of preparation. She recommends researching the organization and its employees via LinkedIn and social media to understand their backgrounds and values. Understanding common interview questions—like those about weaknesses or handling unexpected changes in project…

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Cross-Border Career Moves: Building Success in Tech and Finance – Podcast Episode 24

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Lucy Donaldson, Vice President of Technology, whose journey epitomizes resilience, adaptability, and unwavering dedication. Born overseas to Portuguese immigrants in the UK and later moving to Canada, Lucy’s upbringing was filled with transitions that shaped her into the formidable leader she is today.…

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Single Sex Education and Your Career Trajectory – Podcast Episode 23

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Summary: In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole explores the impactful world of single-sex education, particularly focusing on the experiences of women from Lorena, a distinguished all-girls school. The episode showcases the narratives of notable alumni, including Dr. Emily Blodget, an associate professor at UC Irvine, and a board certified health specialist for infectious…

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