Gcflearnfree.org Podcast

Sinopse

The GCFLearnFree.org staff tackles work, money, and other topics. Hear firsthand accounts of how we've learned from our own experiences.For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.

Episódios

  • Happiness In The Workplace: Conclusion

    Happiness In The Workplace: Conclusion

    29/08/2017 Duração: 04min

    To conclude the Happiness series, Clayton goes over the highlights and major takeaways of the previous conversations. More episodes: https://www.edu.gcfglobal.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Happiness In The Workplace: Repetition And Red Tape

    Happiness In The Workplace: Repetition And Red Tape

    16/08/2017 Duração: 13min

    Repetition and bureaucratic red tape can turn any job into a slog. Our guest Dan talks about his experience as a social worker, and how working through the repetition led to positive change within his community. More episodes: https://www.edu.gcfglobal.org/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Happiness In The Workplace: Muggy Days And Soggy Shoes

    Happiness In The Workplace: Muggy Days And Soggy Shoes

    31/07/2017 Duração: 14min

    You do what you have to do in order to earn a living, and sometimes that means walking outside in the summer heat reading electric meters. During this episode, Todd talks about his experience as a meter reader, and how he kept his spirits up and found the positives in a job that didn't fulfill him. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Happiness In The Workplace: A New Perspective

    Happiness In The Workplace: A New Perspective

    18/07/2017 Duração: 16min

    When leadership doesn’t support you or your colleagues, the results can be miserable. In this episode, Lisa discusses her time teaching students and dealing with a difficult work environment. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Happiness In The Workplace: The Boss

    Happiness In The Workplace: The Boss

    04/07/2017 Duração: 14min

    Even if you work in the job of your dreams, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. In this episode, Danielle talks about her career in publishing and how she kept her sanity despite the pressures of a tough boss. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/ Music: "Dimmy" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Professional Rejection: Conclusion

    Professional Rejection: Conclusion

    20/06/2017 Duração: 05min

    Refuse to give up. Avoid comparing yourself to others. Keep a thick skin. In the final episode of the Professional Rejection podcast, Clayton sums up the themes and advice discussed throughout the series. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Professional Rejection: Maintaining the Fire

    Professional Rejection: Maintaining the Fire

    05/06/2017 Duração: 16min

    Getting a job in your desired field could take time. For instance, it took Clayton six years to develop his skill set and land a job as a professional writer. In this episode, Lisa and Clayton discuss the emotional impact of rejection, and how to maintain your fire for self-improvement in spite of the frustrations of a long job search. More episodes: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Professional Rejection: Rejection and the Creative Process

    Professional Rejection: Rejection and the Creative Process

    24/05/2017 Duração: 21min

    Being creative in the professional world means having to deal with rejection occasionally. In addition to discussing rejection during the job search, Brenda talks about rejection as an inevitable part of the creative process, and how to listen to your creative spirit in light of critical feedback. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Professional Rejection: Making the Most of Opportunity

    Professional Rejection: Making the Most of Opportunity

    09/05/2017 Duração: 23min

    Rejection can happen to anyone, from entry-level workers to seasoned professionals. In this episode, we learn about Shane’s varied work history, from the restaurant industry to the video game business to GCFLearnFree.org, and how rejection shaped his career path. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Professional Rejection: The Ten-Year Job Search

    Professional Rejection: The Ten-Year Job Search

    26/04/2017 Duração: 17min

    Every job search includes its share of rejection and frustration, especially if it lasts 10 years. In this episode, Jessica shares how these obstacles became stepping stones in her decade-long journey for a job worthy of her experience and talents. More episodes: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/work-and-money-podcasts/professional-rejection-podcast/1/ Music: "Saunter" by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0)

  • Turning the Blind Corner: The Conclusion

    Turning the Blind Corner: The Conclusion

    08/04/2017 Duração: 05min

    To conclude this series, listen as your host, Lisa, takes a look back at some of the main themes that became apparent in the interviews with her guests. In this episode, you'll hear an analysis of the common mental barriers associated with transitioning into a new career or job, as well as the general feelings surrounding taking a risk to travel into the unknown. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a Coffee" by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0)

  • Turning the Blind Corner: Having the Courage to Explore

    Turning the Blind Corner: Having the Courage to Explore

    30/03/2017 Duração: 24min

    After getting married, buying a house, and having a child all in the same year, Sarah realized that she’d need a new career that better fit her quickly changing life. Despite the anxiety of stepping outside of her comfort zone, she pushed through insecurity and uncertainty by focusing on taking it one day at a time. Once she resolved to explore new and different career options, she took a chance on applying for a job she assumed she wouldn't be qualified for, only to find that she was more qualified than she thought. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a Coffee" by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0)

  • Turning the Blind Corner: Learning Along the Way

    Turning the Blind Corner: Learning Along the Way

    30/03/2017 Duração: 30min

    When job after job left Jessica feeling like she wasn’t reaching her full potential, she realized it was time to move in a new direction. As she reflected on her work experiences, she learned a lot about herself and who she wants to be. After narrowing her job search and deciding to set the bar a little higher, Jessica found that by understanding her self-worth and the value of her skills, she was able to land the career she’d always wanted. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a Coffee" by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0)

  • Turning the Blind Corner: When Patience Pays Off

    Turning the Blind Corner: When Patience Pays Off

    30/03/2017 Duração: 18min

    After spending six years working at an unfulfilling job, Clayton was ready to make a change. With aspirations of becoming a full-time writer, he found breaking into the industry a long and arduous task, as he lacked the professional experience that was traditionally required for such a career. As he worked toward his goal, he learned to stay focused and build his skill set, and discovered that taking the leap was worth the risk. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a Coffee" by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0)

  • Turning the Blind Corner: Lisa’s Story

    Turning the Blind Corner: Lisa’s Story

    30/03/2017 Duração: 10min

    In this first episode, listen as your podcast host, Lisa, shares her story of career transition. From working with children on the autism spectrum to working for a tobacco company to working as a voiceover producer, Lisa has transitioned into several very different career paths. You’ll hear about her experience overcoming the mental barriers that stood in her way as she found the courage to turn the blind corner in the pursuit of her dream job. More episodes: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/work-and-money-podcasts/turning-the-blind-corner-podcast/1/ Music: "I'm Going for a Coffee" by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0)

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