The Truth About Work with Liz Ryan
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 20 - “Employment vs Entrepreneurship”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 20 - “Employment vs Entrepreneurship”

July 18, 2020

In Episode Twenty, Liz explains why an interviewer might invite you to an interview but then accuse you of embellishing your resume; explains the difference between trust-based leadership and fear-based supervision; and talks about the mythology around employment vs. entrepreneurship.

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 19 - “How can HR people support employees working from home?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 19 - “How can HR people support employees working from home?”

July 16, 2020

In Episode Nineteen, Liz talks about unemployment comp & what's wrong with cover letters & answers listener questions:

- How much do bonus plan details matter in a job offer?

- How can HR people support employees working from home?

- How can HR people adapt to the workplace during & after COVID-19?
 
 
 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 18 - “When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 18 - “When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?”

July 10, 2020
In Episode 18, Liz tells the truth about "authenticity" at work and makes the case against performance review; she also answers listeners' questions:
 
1) Should I 'overpraise' myself in my performance self-appraisal?
2) When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?
3) How do I show off my physical work samples in a Zoom interview? 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 17 - “What’s the best kind of story to tell in my resume?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 17 - “What’s the best kind of story to tell in my resume?”

July 7, 2020

In Episode 17, Liz talks about pre-employment personality tests and why she's not a fan, and answers the question "What's the best kind of story to tell in my resume?" and the question, "If most people under-state their accomplishments, how do I avoid understating mine?"

 
 
 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 16 - “How do I keep an employee happy if I can’t promote them?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 16 - “How do I keep an employee happy if I can’t promote them?”

July 3, 2020
In Episode Sixteen, Liz explains how to fix what's broken in the recruiting process and how to shift your mindset about recruiting or being recruited. She answers the question, "How do I keep an employee happy if they want to grow and I can't promote them?" 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 15 “Why Your Job Doesn’t Define You”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 15 “Why Your Job Doesn’t Define You”

June 30, 2020

In Episode Fifteen, Liz talks about why your job doesn't define you (even if you love it), what to do when your passion is outside your work and more - and reads her story "Five Signs You're Successful - Whether You Know it or Not."

 
 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 14 “Should I tell the CEO his recruiter is rude and unprofessional?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 14 “Should I tell the CEO his recruiter is rude and unprofessional?”

June 26, 2020

In Episode Fourteen, Liz demonstrates how to convey your work experience through storytelling, answers the question "Should I tell the CEO his recruiter is rude and unprofessional?" and shares advice & inspiration for your job and career!

 
 
 
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 13 - “How do I follow up after a job interview?”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 13 - “How do I follow up after a job interview?”

June 24, 2020

In Episode Thirteen, Liz answers listeners' questions:

 
1) How do I follow up after a job interview?
2) My boss never trained me and now I'm making mistakes
3) Should I tell my coworkers how much I earn?
4) How do I use the "last bullet" on each section of my career history?
5) When HR is in conflict with another department
6) Can I negotiate tuition reimbursement in my job offer?
Truth About Work Podcast Episode 12 - “Why Many Resumes Fail”

Truth About Work Podcast Episode 12 - “Why Many Resumes Fail”

June 23, 2020

In Episode 12, Liz explains how (and why!) to tell stories in your resume and on job interviews, and why many resumes fail.

Truth About Work Podcast Episode Eleven

Truth About Work Podcast Episode Eleven

June 18, 2020

In Episode Eleven Liz talks about reinvention and career change in the COVID-19 era, teaches you how to get altitude on your path so far (and answer the question "What do I want?"), and explains how to answer the loathsome interview question, "Why should we hire YOU?"

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