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What’s different about my career advice is that I’ve worked IN THE HIRING WORLD for 4+ years! I’ve hired hundreds of people and seen way too many resumes to count.
I know what hiring managers want. And know how to help you articulate your skills in a way that helps you stand out amongst your peers. So you can do the work you’re here to do in the world. So you can ask for more money with confidence and support you and your family in a much bigger way.
The information I share isn’t vague or from some article I read online either. All my tips, advice, and strategies come from real life situations I’ve been part of. My goal is that you learn a lot from this show, take action, and reach out for help when you need it.

Recent Podcast Episodes

The top books for setting yourself up for success in 2018

December 20th, 2017

Do you want to set yourself up for success in 2018? This week, the Career Coaching with Jessness podcast covers the top books to help you do just that! Check what made the list below and tune into the show for Jessica’s top takeaways from each book. Each book is categorized into key focus areas Keep reading…

Refine success with empowered self-care and essential oils

November 30th, 2017

Today’s show is a little different! Instead of focusing on tactics, strategies, and the fundamentals of career success, this show focuses all on YOU and how to take good care of YOU too. Lezzz be real… In order to show up 100% and do our best work in the world, the work we were born Keep reading…

062 | Internal Interviews – How to prep for an internal interview for a role at your current company

November 14th, 2017

Want to collaborate together? Say hi? Suggest a show topic? Holler at I’ve been hanging in Instagram A LOT lately, come join? Find me @coachjessness Sign up to access my {free} career success resources at DO YOU HAVE A SECOND? LEAVE THE POD A REVIEW! This helps more people find the show, and in turn, Keep reading…

061 | When to Quit Your Job – How to know when it’s the right time to quit and find something new

October 25th, 2017

In today’s episode, I share with you a simple strategy for assessing your unhappiness at work. Without knowing what specifically is making you unhappy, guess what? You’re going to stay unhappy. I also share how to use the information so you can make the tough choice: whether to stay or quit and find something new. Keep reading…

Resume Essentials – 7 things your resume must have in 2017

August 3rd, 2017

It’s been an AMAZING first season of the Career Coaching with Jessness. I started recording shows in Jan 2016 during my commute home from San Jose, CA to Pleasanton, CA. 30 miles at 8 miles an hour. I had to do something to pass the time. And that was when this podcast show was born! Keep reading…

Non-Tech Startup Tactics – Success tips for entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley’s HustleCon 2017

July 13th, 2017

Hustle Con is a one-day startup event where the world’s most successful non-technical founders: 1. Tell their origin stories 2. Teach the practical tactics they used to start and grow their startup 3. Share behind the scenes insights on their wins and losses I had an absolute blast at this year’s Hustle Con event. It Keep reading…

Personal Brand – Create a unique and authentic elevator pitch with Brandon Maslan from AWE

June 23rd, 2017

Today’s podcast is all about creating an elevator pitch. (An actual elevator not required) Elevator pitches aren’t just for sales people, everyone needs one, even if you’ve never been inside an elevator before in your life you need one. This show is jam-packed with content, tips, and the exact steps you need to take to Keep reading…

LinkedIn – What to put in your LinkedIn profile to make sure you show up in recruiter searches

May 27th, 2017

During the show, I go over the latest 2017 LinkedIn updates and explain why you should care about them! Most of the changes affect whether or not you’re going to show up in search results when recruiters and hiring managers are searching for talent online. This is definitely a show you need to listen to. Keep reading…

Age Discrimination in the Workplace – How and why it happens and what you can do about it

May 19th, 2017

Age discrimination…. – Is it a real thing? – Does it actually happen? – How? – Why? – Where does it really coming from? One thing we know for sure is that…it’s illegal. But hey…doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. If you’ve been listening to my show for a while you know I’m not one to Keep reading…

Interview Prep Qs – Tell Me About Yourself, how to answer effectively & share the right stuff

May 19th, 2017

I’m excited to cover today’s topic because it’s one that was requested from one of the pod listeners. If you have something you’d like covered in a future show, reach out and let me know! First up, I want to thank everyone who has reviewed the pod in the last week…I’m blown away by all Keep reading…

  • Gisi

    I discovered Jessica's podcasts after feeling quite lost in my career. After listening to a few episodes, I became inspired and knew it was time for a change. I began searching for my next job. As I struggled to ace interviews, I decided I needed to work one on one with Jessica. It was honestly one of the best decisions I've ever made. Jessica is genuine, authentic, and provides great feedback. I felt so discouraged prior to our sessions, but after working with Jessica, I feel incredibly confident. Working with her has completely changed the way I approach interview prep. I would definitely work with her again and would recommend her to anyone.

  • Carly

    Jessica offers fresh and insightful advice that is beneficial if you’re searching for a new job, or simply looking to grow in your current role, become a better teammate, improve your personal branding, and more. Jessica is clearly an expert in the career coaching space.

  • Gaby

    When I started the job hunting process, it was NOT an easy one. The motivation and support I received from Jess during that time was awesome! Jess looked over my cover letters and resume to make sure they were tailored appropriately to each company's asks. (Yes, this is a thing!) There was a time I was in a major lull after hearing NO after NO from every company I applied to. I tuned into one of Jessica's Career Coaching Webinars, it really helped me get some fire under my a** & go! It was just what I needed.

  • Tram

    I listened to several of Jessica's podcasts and appreciate the honesty that comes through her messages as well as her authentic demeanor. She's down-to-earth and realistic about the job market, especially in the Bay Area. The tips that she provides for resume-writing, for instance, are insightful. Jessica knows the high-tech world well and gives valuable information on how to get noticed in this competitive market: Be specific and considerate of the readers' time; hit the highlights and skip the fluff.

  • Yamina

    While working, I decided to start listening to podcasts instead of music. I was working as a temp, thinking about what to do for my next steps, and I came across Jess’ podcast! I found it to be inspiring, informative and reassuring. She is very good at giving advice and her upbeat personality is sure to make you smile! I highly recommend this podcasts not only if you are job hunting but also if you need a pick-me-up and want to learn a bit more about yourself.

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