Episode 12: Kyle Elliott - Finding a Job You LOVE (or at least tolerate) with CaffeinatedKyle.com
Beyond 6 Seconds
Kyle Elliott is the Career Coach behind CaffeinatedKyle.com, where he helps people find jobs they LOVE (or at least tolerate). On this episode, he shares how his diverse background in health education, public administration, mental health and LGBT+ advocacy helped him develop a coaching practice to guide people through their careers, while encouraging them to care for themselves along the way. We also talk about Kyle’s love of coffee (particularly Starbucks) and advice for being a good networker. Connect with Kyle on LinkedIn and visit his website www.caffeinatedkyle.com for a free 5 day job search course.
In this episode
- 00:00 - Who is Kyle Elliott?
- 03:47 - What services are provided through CaffeinatedKyle.com?
- 09:17 - What is a helpful way to provide career advice?
- 18:22 - What goes into a successful career search ?
- 19:58 - What does good networking look like ?
- 23:27 - How can people connect more with CaffeinatedKyle.com?
Smash Notes summary for this episode
Who is Kyle Elliott?
He is the career coach behind CaffeinatedKyle.com where he assists people in finding jobs they love, or at least tolerate.
What services are provided through CaffeinatedKyle.com?
He really takes time to get to know clients. They could be in need of resume assistance, determining what they want to do with their lives, or simply in need of help understanding how to engage in self-care.
What is a helpful way to provide career advice?
It is often times knowing how to ask the right questions. Giving people answers is not necessarily a solution to problems, but asking challenging questions that prompts people to think critically allows them to come to their own conclusions.
What goes into a successful career search ?
The importance of networking cannot be overstated. The vast majority of jobs are filled through connections.
What does good networking look like ?
It is very much about building relationships. Individuals cannot go into networking simply for the purpose of wanting something. Networking success is getting to know someone and hearing their true story.