7 Career Podcasts To Help You Get Your Dream Job In 2019

If you are serious about stepping things up in your career but don’t know where to start, these career podcasts could provide the answer. Whether you are looking for a new job or to switch careers, these inspirational podcasts offer the motivation you need to make the move. From giving advice to boosting confidence, add these podcasts to your playlist to transform your career before the end of the year.

Get What You Want

You’re ambitious and want to be successful, but is it enough to succeed? If you’re a woman in business, you’ll already know it has extra challenges, so how do you deal with challenges head on and make a difference for ourselves and others? Baroness Karren Brady CBE knows first-hand what it takes to be successful. Join Karren every week as she sits down with some of the UK’s top female leaders and entrepreneurs as they share their story. How can you get what you want and have it all?

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The Marie Forleo Podcast

Motivational speaker and author Marie Forleo’s goal is “to help you become the person you most want to be.” As such, she interviews guests who give her practical tips for happiness and success in the workplace, with episodes covering everything from feelings of failure to how to remain resilient. 

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Starving Artist

Ever wondered how artists make money? Starving Artist talks – in a frank and honest way ­– about creativity and money and how you can combine the two. If you’re a creative whose wondered how you could make it work, this is the podcast for you. Host Honor Eastly discusses the ins and outs of making a living through creative pursuits by probing successful artists on just that: how they managed to make a living from their art. Honor has interviewed many big names in the art world, from the poet Steve Roggenbuck, to ethical clothing designer Abbey Rich, to the author Bri Lee. Ideal for anyone who has wondered about the financial reality of going freelance.

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Switch Pivot Or Quit

Switching careers is scary, especially when you’re making a big change. But Ahyiana Angel’s podcast is here to help – Switch, Pivot or Quit offers practical advice for career switchers hoping for a smooth transition into new fields – Ahyiana should know, she switched from being a sports entertainment publicist to a book author. Listen in if you want to feel inspired or just need that extra push. 

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Safe for Work

A great little podcast for our favourite podcast-makers, Wondery, Safe for Work gives workers the advice they really need. Whether you’re stressed about a bad boss or having trouble plucking up the courage to negotiate your pay, hosts Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano are here to guide you through it. Every episode, the pair take calls from listeners and consult with career experts to give practical advice on how we can all manage our work woes. 

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Control Alt Delete

As millennials, we’re one of the first generations to grow up with the internet. Emma Gannon, former social media journalist for the likes of Glamour and The Debrief, has based her whole career around this idea of growing up online and the effect it has on us. And while it’s not strictly a careers podcast, Gannon plays host to a whole bunch of creative and successful women, including Lena Dunham, Cheryl Strayed and Gemma Arterton, discussing in depth the subjects that are important to millennial women, from careers to feminism to our love-hate relationship with the internet.

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Side Hustle School

Chris Guillebeau is the author of the New York Times bestseller The $100 Startup, so you can trust he knows a thing or two about setting up your own business. Now he’s bringing that wealth of wisdom to you in his podcast, Side Hustle School. Boasting a whopping seven episodes a week (and 691 episodes to date), each episode covers a side hustle from the perspective of someone different, from the woman who hosts pets at her home for $200 a day, to the tour guide who sells astronomy books to tourists. Perfect for those not ready to leave their full-time job just yet…

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