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"You're Hired!" TV Show & Video on Demand

"You're Hired!" is a cable television show hosted and produced by Career/Life Coach Steve Piazzale, Ph.D. and the PCT26 staff, management, volunteers, and interns. Watch "You're Hired!" to learn the latest skills you need to find the work or career you want and deserve. 

You'll not only learn all the most advanced job-hunting and career development skills but will find out about diverse industries and careers, hear inspiring real-life success stories, figure out how to improve your current job performance including getting recognized and promoted, and much more. We'll help you figure out if it's time to leave your old company or to make a career change and how to get focused and build momentum toward achieving your goals. We'll also have fun along the way and offer hope in an otherwise difficult arena.

"You're Hired!" can be viewed in three ways: on cable TV in your city, streamed on your computer, or, easiest of all, through the YouTube links on this web page.


Watch episodes of "You're Hired!" right now On Demand

Episode 8 -- Steve discusses career coaching

Episode 53 -- Steve talks about getting the job you want and deserve!

Episode 45 -- An interview with Richard Bolles author of "What Color Is Your Parachute?"

Episodes On Demand:

Click these YouTube links to view the first and subsequent parts of other interesting "You're Hired!" episodes.

Featured Episode: Michael Krasny, Radio Host, Professor, Author

Episode 1: Jo Miller, Women's Leadership Coach

Episode 2: Kim Zilliox, University Career Counselor

Episode 3: Pat Cross, Senior Consultant, Right Management

Episode 4: Mary Lynne Shoenbeck, Career Counselor & Life Planning Coach

Episode 5: Bob Stahl, Mindful Stress Reduction

Episode 6: Linda Rogers and Dan Farley, Life on the Job Workshops

Episode 7: Andrew Gottlieb, Psychologist

Episode 8: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D. Career/Life Coach

Episode 9: Dr. Michelle De Bene, Chiropractor

Episode 10: Tracy Soder, Speech-Language Pathologist

Episode 14: Sandy Urabe, Career Counselor

Episode 15: Karen Thurm Safran, VP of Marketing 

Episode 16: Dr. Robert Chope, Professor of Counseling

Episode 17: Bud Everts, Director of Museum Operations

Episode 18: Rich Dixon, Law Enforcement Professional and Peace Officer

Episode 20: John Krumboltz, PhD Educational Psychology

Episode 21: Kimberly Wiefling, Leadership Consultant

Episode 23: Joshua Sickel, MD

Episode 24: Irene Blumenkranz, Attorney

Episode 26: Cynthia Scott, later middle years career transition

Episode 27: Kathy Guest, a Humor Strategist

Episode 28: Michael Stadlen, Facilitator, Trainer, & Coach

Episode 30: Francine Gordon, Executive Coach & Organizational Consultant

Episode 31: Frank McCue, Realtor

Episode 32: Debra Russell, Artist's Success Coach

Episode 33: Sally Gelardin, Ed.D., Career Counselor and Author

Episode 34: Linda Holroyd, CEO of FountainBlue

Episode 35: Joe Gerardi, Vice President of Information Technology

Episode 36: Gary Karp, author on disabilities issues

Episode 37: Julie Gauthier Ph.D., Psychologist

Episode 40: Jeanne Parrent, CEO

Episode 41: Raj Setty, President and Serial Entrepreneur

Episode 42: Hamid Saadat, Founder & Chairman, C-SIX networking

Episode 43: Leslie Ayers, Executive Recruiter

Episode 45: Richard Boles, "What Color is Your Parachute?"

Episode 46: Jacky Hood, Boomer & Senior Career Author & Trainer

Episode 47: Amber Rosenberg, Coaching Working Moms

Episode 48: Linda Melkonian, College Campuses and Fundraising

Episode 50: Pat Cross, VP Career Management at Right Management Consultants

Episode 51: Molly Wendell, Networking Expert

Episode 53: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D. Career/Life Coach

Episode 54: Heidi Phillips, Airline Pilot

Episode 55: Anne Bers, Mediator, Conflict Resolution Center

Episode 56: Mark Dowds, Entrepreneur and CEO

Episode 57: Paul D'Souza, Sales Thought Leader

Episode 58: Rajesh Setty, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker

Episode 59: Raj Raheja, Entrepreneur and Innovator

Episode 60: Valli Bindana, Film Maker

Episode 61: Mitchell Levy, Author and Publishing CEO

Episode 62: Carol McClelland, Green Career Expert & Author

Episode 63: Christine Hertzog, Professional Explainer & Smart Grid Author

Episode 64: John Krumboltz, PhD, Professor Stanford University

Episode 65: Angelika Blendstrup, PhD, Founder of Blendstrup & Associates

Episode 66: Carl Angotti, Product Development Engineer

Episode 67: Diane Pleuss, Franchise Consultant

Episode 68: Andrew Speight, Musician and Educator

Episode 69: Seymour Duncker, Founder and CEO of a lean startup

Episode 70: Margaret Panely, Career & Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Episode 71: Ivan Temes, Founder, Leadership and Loyalty

Episode 72: Jim Dowling, Change with Purpose Coaching

Episode 73: Sandy Jones-Kaminski, Author/Networking

Episode 74: Jean Bedord, Author/Domain Names

Episode 75: Michael Krasny, Radio Host, Professor, Author

Episode 76: Scott Landstrom, CEO and Job Negotiation Advisor

Episode 77: Julie Forbes, Stress Management Consulting

Episode 78: Melissa Lamson, CEO Lamson Consulting

Episode 79: Vladimir Gostrer, Career Change

Episode 80: Esther Gokhale, Author "8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back"

Episode 81: Naomi Saks, Rabbinic Pastor

Episode 82: Keith Devlin, Mathematician

Episode 83: "Sista" Monica Parker, Senior Recruiter/Blues Artist

Episode 84: Mitchell Levy, Thought Leader Architect and CEO





"You're Hired!" Complete Episode Guide

"You're Hired!" has featured a variety of interesting and knowledgeable guests. Here's a complete list of our guests so far with links to their web sites or e-mail addresses. Let us know if you have any feedback including suggestions for future guests.

Episode 1: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Jo Miller, a Women's Leadership Coach. Jo outlines the elements of a strong job search plan and how you can get unstuck and build momentum towards getting the job you want and deserve. She also discusses issues of women in the workforce and how to improve performance and get promoted.

Episode 2: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Kim Zilliox, MBA, Assistant Director at Santa Clara University's Career Center. Kim discusses how to make a career shift, how to handle difficult interview questions, and what assessment tests can help you find your calling. She also shares ways to build confidence.

Episode 3: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Pat Cross, a senior consultant at Right Management Consultants. Pat draws on her extensive experience to discuss how you can effectively network, improve your resume, handle difficult interview questions, and how to avoid common job-hunting mistakes. Special focus is given to the challenges introverts face.

Episode 4: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Mary Lynne Shoenbeck, MA, a Professional Career Counselor & Life Planning Coach. Mary Lynne tells how to manage life transitions: entering the work force, reentry after an absence, mid-career transitions, the move to a positive retirement. She also discusses how to find an excellent coach or counselor.

Episode 5: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Bob Stahl, Ph.D., founder of Stress Reduction Programs available in several Bay Area hospitals. See how Dr. Stahl found and followed his calling and how you can too! Also learn basic stress reduction techniques you can use on the job and elsewhere and how to achieve work/life balance.

Episode 6: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Linda Rogers and Dan Farley, founders of “Life on the Job” workshops. Linda and Dan show us by example and in film clips how to communicate effectively in the workplace. They also add humor by showing us examples of how not to behave at work!

Episode 7: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Andrew Gottlieb, Ph.D., a successful psychologist. Dr. Gottlieb discusses the field of Psychology—what it takes to become a mental health professional and how to be successful. He also gives us clear tips on how to build a prosperous clientele, something of interest to all individual entrepreneurs.

Episode 8 : Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) is interviewed by psychologist Dr. Andrew Gottlieb. Dr. Piazzale discusses how a career coach can help you get the work you want and deserve more quickly than you would on your own, saving you time, money,and stress. He also discusses the keys to a successful job hunt as well as how you can effectively make a career transition.

Episode 9: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Dr. Michelle Del Bene, a chiropractor. Dr Del Bene discusses what it takes to become a chiropractor and how to be successful. Through the use of video clips and demonstration, she provides practical tips you can use to keep healthy by preventing injuries while on the job.

Episode 10: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Tracie Soder, a Speech-Language Pathologist. Tracy tells how she overcame adversity on her way to becoming a successful health care professional--and shows how we too can overcome adversity! Learn to determine if you or your child might be speech-language delayed & how to reduce an accent.

Episode 11: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Carl Angotti, MBA, a Product Development Consultant. Carl discusses what a consultant does and tells us the keys to building a successful consultancy business. He also explains the relationship between personal growth/mindfulness and job performance.

Episode 12: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Liz La Porte, an Assistant Director and TV Producer with Peninsula television. Liz shows film clips from her widely-recognized TV shows and discusses how to be successful in TV and media. She also points out the key steps to getting unstuck and successfully switch careers.

Episode 13: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Shelley Ashton, Executive Director of Pacifica Community Television. Shelley tells us about her experience as a TV station manager and what it takes to be successful in TV, media, and in the recording industry. She also discusses issues women face in the workforce and how to deal with them.

Episode 14: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach
(www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Sandi Urabe, Career Counselor & Self-Assessment Professor at Foothill College. Sandi discusses key career transition points including entering the workforce for the first time; mid-career changes; and preparing for retirement. She offers tips on how to effectively and gracefully make each transition. She also discusses her work as a college counselor.

Episode 15: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach
(www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Karen Thurm Safran, VP of Marketing at iD Tech Camps. Karen enthusiastically shares her innovative ways to find a great job. She explains how to cope with being laid off and how to have a great career while being a single parent. Karen also discusses what it takes to be successful in marketing.

Episode 16:
Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Dr. Robert Chope, Professor of Counseling at San Francisco State University and a private practice psychologist who's published numerous books and articles. Dr. Chope provides tips on career development, how to cope with handicaps while job hunting, and how your family can help you get a great job.

Episode 17: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Bud Everts, Director of Museum Operations at the Tech Museum of Innovation. Bud discusses careers in operations management and human resources in the for-profit and non-profit sectors--including the restaurant and theme park industries. He also gives tips on how to survive a difficult interview.

Episode 18: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Rich Dixon, a Law Enforcement Professional and Peace Officer. Rich discusses careers in security, surveillance, and police work, telling us what it takes to be successful in crime prevention careers and how to protect ourselves from becoming a victim of crime. He warns us about violence in the workplace.

Episode 19: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Tish Bayer, Vice President of Development at the Hiller Aviation Institute and Museum. Tish discusses careers in the non-profit sector, explaining what it takes to excel and outlining the many available careers. She urges job seekers to join professional associations and volunteer in non-profit organizations. Finally, she reveals some of the keys to raising money for your organization!

Episode 20:
Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews John Krumboltz, Ph.D., professor of education and psychology at Stanford University and co-author of the book "Luck is No Accident." Dr. Krumboltz tells us how we can maximize our good luck through the Happenstance Approach. He offers an easy-to-understand and liberating approach to career development.

Episode 21: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Kimberly Wiefling, a Business Program Leadership Consultant. Kimberley tells how to develop "generous listening" skills, how to achieve success, and how to ask "power questions" that can help change our perspectives and provoke thought in ourselves as well as those around us.

Episode 22: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Mark Albertson executive producer of the sensational new TV show TechCloseup. Mark tells us what it takes to put together a great television show. He also discusses his experience as a communication professional in the corporate and non-profit sectors.

Episode 23: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Joshua Sickel, MD, a Staff Pathologist at El Camino Hospital. Dr. Sickel discusses his innovative Healing Arts Program an innovative approach to healing which employs music, art, massage, pets, and relaxation tapes to improve health. He also tells us what it takes to be a Pathologist and, more generally, an MD.

Episode 24: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Irene Blumenkranz, Attorney at Law. Irene discusses what it takes to become a successful attorney or paralegal and how she made a career shift from high tech to the world of law. In addition to outlining the different types of lawyers, she offers preliminary guidance for those just starting a business.

Episode 25: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Carol Stephen, a Professional Organizer. Carol tells us about careers in organizing and offers tips on how we can clean up clutter, get organized, and better manage our time. Carol also discusses the field of technical writing and how to make a major career shift by remaining open to new opportunities.

Episode 26: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Cynthia Scott, Senior Vice President of Product Development. Cynthia discusses the 2nd middle age career transition—what folks from 55-75 can be doing with their lives. She presents fascinating future work trends and shows us what we can do to become a great leader or manager.

Episode 27: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Kathy Guest, a Humor Strategist. Kathy tells us how she helps people and companies to infuse humor into their business communications. She shows how we too can be funnier and use humor to benefit ourselves and our companies. She also talks about the use of Blogs in business and the need to reinvent ourselves.

Episode 28: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Michael Stadlen, a Facilitator, Trainer, & Coach. Michael discusses the work of people in sales and sales management. He outlines the evolution of selling and explains why it has had a bad reputation. He teaches us the 7 Golden Rules of Selling and how we can achieve our goals by following these effective golden rules.

Episode 29: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Matt Evans, a Budget Analyst at California State Hayward. Matt tells us about careers in finance and within the academic setting. He talks about his eBay business and demonstrates how we too can start our own successful eBay venture. Matt also has a musical career and discusses how he's successfully created and balanced a portfolio career with several blended revenue streams.

Episode 30: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Francine Gordon, Ph.D., an executive coach & organizational consultant. Francine discusses the world of executive coaching, explaining the concept of a 360 review and helping us understand the life and career impact coaching can provide. Francine shares her expertise in identifying and overcoming perfectionism. She gives us a step-by-step program to let go of the need to be in control and have everything be "perfect."

Episode 31: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Frank McCue, a realtor with American Dream Realty. Frank uses his vast real estate experience to tell us what we need to do to get into and be successful in real estate. He gives us a clear picture of what real estate professionals do on a day-to-day basis and claims that anyone can become a prosperous realtor.

Episode 32:
Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Debra Russell, an Artist's Success Coach. Debra shows how artists can improve their business acumen without compromising their art. She also tells us what career opportunities are available for artists and how she, and her company Artist’s Edge, help them get unblocked and improve their creativity.

Episode 33: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Sally Gelardin, Ed.D., a career counselor, author, and keynote speaker. Sally tells us what parents can do to support the career development of their children. In particular, she discusses her own experience raising a daughter and the book she wrote on the subject. Sally clearly presents how success is often defined differently for women. Also discussed are blogs, e-portolios and how they're used in place of traditional resumes.

Episode 34: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Linda Holroyd, CEO of FountainBlue. Linda discusses the keys to excellent leadership, tips for starting your own business, any how to make a major career transition. Linda also presents in detail the benefits, common misconceptions, and keys to effective networking. Even introverts can be very effective networkers!

Episode 35: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Joe Gerardi, Vice President of Information Technology. Joe tells us what folks in IT do and the skills and personality needed to succeed in the world of high tech, computers, and IT. He also discusses the keys to excellent leadership and how to be an effective manager--part of which includes the importance of coaching and mentoring your
direct reports.

Episode 36: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Gary Karp, author, corporate trainer, and keynote speaker. Gary discusses the rapidly changing world of careers for folks with disabilities. He clarifies disability misconceptions and discusses ways we can ergonomically protect ourselves from repetitive strain injury. Gary also talks about careers in writing, presenting, and training.

Episode 37: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Psychologist Julie Gauthier, Ph.D. Julie discusses what it takes to be a psychologist and, in particular, what distinguishes Transpersonal Psychology from other schools of Psychology. Julie also outlines what we can do to find our calling and how to cope with the mid-life transitions and losses (such as divorce and layoffs) that can trigger it.

Episode 38: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Public Relations Consultant Duffy Jennings. Duffy, who has worked with the San Francisco Giants and sports luminaries such as Willie Mays and Ronnie Lott as well as major firms such as HP and 3Com, discusses the personality and skills needed to succeed in corporate communications, public relations, and journalism. He also outlines the rewards and challenges of each field, the basics do's and don'ts of engaging the media, and the fundamentals of good communication.

Episode 39: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Career Strategy Coach Dan Rink Dan discusses the job search and career management documents you need to master to achieve your career goals. Dan also talks about success teams, keeping up with your field, changes in technology. He further tells us what a Futurist is and outlines some of the key trends in white collar work.

Episode 40: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Founder and CEO Jeanne Parrent. Jeanne discusses her web business BoomVoyage.com as well as the elements of a successful mid-career transition. She also talks about networking, how to determine whether you want to start your own company and how to be successful at it. Jeanne also tells us what recruiters do and what they look for in job seekers.

Episode 41: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews President and Serial Entrepreneur Raj Setty. Raj discusses his unique "giving" approach to doing business. He talks about the challenges faced by first-time entrepreneurs and how to solve them. He also discusses the key ways that technical people can differentiate themselves from the crowd, most of which is presented in his excellent book Beyond Code.

Episode 42: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Hamid Saadat, Founder and Chairman of CSIX one of the premier networking organizations in the country.  Hamid tells us about CSIX and discusses in detail the importance of networking while providing crucial networking tips--even for the reluctant shy networker. Hamid also outlines the keys to finding work in this volatile economy.

Episode 43: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Leslie Ayres a Senior Executive Recruiter with PeopleConnect. Leslie outlines the differences between the various kinds of recruiters. She discusses when you should use a recruiter, the common mistakes folks make using recruiters, what recruiters look for in candidates, and the keys to a successful job search. She also talks about recruiting
as a career.

Episode 44: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews
Deepika Bajaj Founder and President of Invincibelle an on-line community for women from around the globe. Deepika discusses the challenges facing women as they immigrate and emigrate internationally. She says this is the best time in history to be a women and outlines the opportunities women have to fulfill their aspirations. Deepika tells us
what to do when embarking on a global career and describes the characteristics of women who have succeeded in a multicultural world.

Episode 45: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews
Dick Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute?--the bible for job hunters and career changers. Dick discusses key concepts from the book, including how to find work you love and have a passion for, the best and worst ways to job hunt, and accessing the hidden job market. He even tells how losing your job can actually be a "secret nudging of the spirit" toward something positive.

Episode 46: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews
Jacky Hood, a boomer and senior career author and trainer. Jacky talks about the job opportunities that exist for boomers and seniors, including some fields that are very gray hair friendly. She outlines reasons not to retire and ways to keep working. And she explains how age discrimination affects all ages. She also discusses some key points from her new book: Happy About Working to Stay Young: Expanded Careers for Boomers and Seniors.

Episode 47: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Amber Rosenberg, a professional coach who works with high-achieving working mothers. Amber speaks about the major issues facing working mothers and provides tips on how to juggle your career and children without getting overwhelmed. She also offers guidance for moms who are transitioning back into the workplace from maternity or
extended leaves. Amber outlines the importance of good time management and provides ways to re-define success.

Episode 48: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews
Lina Melkonian, Director of Development at San Jose State University. Lina discusses fund-raising but also calls on her 20 years of experience in career counseling at SJSU to discuss the wide variety of jobs available on college campuses. She talks about the rewards and challenges of working at colleges and discusses the transition to the non-profit world from the for-profit world. She also provides number valuable tips for both job hunters and career transitioners.

Episode 49: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Alisa Clancy, Operations Director and Radio Host at KCSM 91.1 FM.  Alisa tells us what it takes to get into radio both behind the microphone as well as in staff positions. She describes the various radio roles as well as the rewards and challenges of this work. She also explains how to get into the field and talks about careers in music.

Episode 50: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Pat Cross, Vice President Career Management at Right Management Consultants. Pat helps us understand the challenges present in multi-generational interviews. There are now multiple rounds of interviews and it is important to understand the differing values systems of Veterans, Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y managers. Pat describes each group and explains how to excel in an interview and in working with folks from differing generations.

Episode 51: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Molly Wendell, a networking expert. Molly discusses the importance of networking and provides key tips that’ll make your networking more effective. She explains how job hunting is different for executives and outlines some of the common mistakes they make. She also explains how she started her successful business.

Episode 52: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Connie Weiss, CEO and Founder of “My Pet Street.” Connie discusses how she made a major career change, going from an executive VP at a large successful company to an entrepreneurial CEO. Connie tells us how we can effectively cope with major change and provides insightful advice to those thinking of starting their own business.

Episode 53: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) is interviewed by My Pet Street CEO Connie Weiss. Dr. Piazzale discusses what a career coach does. He simplifies the job hunting process by showing the interconnectivity of its pieces, making it easier for you to navigate resumes, cover letters, networking, interviewing, and negotiating. He also tells us how to get a job that really fits us and makes us come alive. And he provides tips on ace-ing the interview.

Episode 54: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Heidi Phillips, a Pilot with Delta Airlines. Heidi presents the various types of pilots and what qualifications are needed for each category. She discusses the rewards and challenges of the field and the type of personality you need to succeed. Heidi also tells us how she juggles her multiple roles and copes with being female in a male-dominated
profession.

Episode 55: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Anne Bers, Manager of Mediation Programs at the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center. Anne tells us how she made a volunteer opportunity her career and how she found that doing the work she loves enabled her to scale her budget back and be happy with it. Anne explains what mediators and facilitators do and the skills they need to be effective. She provides us with keys to resolving conflicts and how to have difficult conversations.

Episode 56: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Mark Dowds, Entrepreneur and CEO of Brainpark, Inc. Mark tells us why he sees a trend toward entrepreneurship and presents the 7 things you need to consider before you start your own business. He also explains why the risk/security dichotomy is a myth and fills us in on his new venture Brainpark, Inc.

Episode 57: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Paul D'Souza, a Sales Thought Leader and Turnaround Specialist. Paul discusses how to be a successful sales person. He also presents his "4 Steps to Personal Transformation" and "5 Principles of Change" all as part of answering the questions "What do I want to do?" and "How do I live a more powerful and authentic life?" He tells us that
happiness is a process not a goal and encourages us to do what excites us even while keeping our regular job.

Episode 58: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Rajesh Setty, an entrepreneur, author, and speaker who makes a return visit to discuss his new book "Upbeat: Cultivating the right attitude to thrive in tough times."  Rajesh discusses the traps we can fall into during difficult times and how to cultivate the discipline, relationships, and other actions we need to take to make the most of these
challenging times.

Episode 59: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Raj Raheja, an entrepreneur and innovator. Founder of his own company Heartwood Studios, Raj discusses creativity, how we can  be more creative, how creative folks can be more business like, and how to foster a balance of right brain and left brain activities. He also discusses how to make a more valuable impact at work and how to turn something you love into a business.

Episode 60: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Valli Bindana, President and Filmmaker with Kreative Vistas. Valli communicates an inspiring story of how she followed her passion and urges the rest of us to do the same--in fact she outlines a 5-step action plan for turning your passion into your profession. She also discusses the importance of work/life balance and how to overcome the obstacle of starting your business while raising a small child.

Episode 61: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Mitchell Levy, author and CEO of "Happy About" an independent book publishing company. Mitchell discusses the many doors authoring a book can open for service providers and companies. He also tells us that it's not as difficult a process  as one might imagine. We also discuss the many useful titles Happy About has for job seekers and changers.

Episode 62: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Carol McClelland, a Green Career Expert and author. Carol discusses the green economy and industries. She outlines the steps you need to take to find green jobs and she tells us about her new book "Green Careers for Dummies" and her informative website at GreenCareerCentral.com.

Episode 63: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Christine Hertzog, a Professional Explainer. Christine tells us what a "Professional Explainer" does and having made an interesting career transition herself, she provides tips on making such transitions. She goes on to discuss her new "Green" area of focus: "Smart Grids" all tells us about her new book "Smart Grid Dictionary."

Episode 64: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) welcomes back John Krumboltz, Ph.D., professor of education and psychology at Stanford University and co-author of the book "Luck is No Accident." Dr. Krumboltz urges us to keep our options open, test out our dreams, create our own good luck, and never complete our education. He offers tips on how to speak to our children about careers and how to find passion in our work.

Episode 65: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Angelika Blendstrup, Ph.D, founder of Blendstrup & Associates. Angelika discusses her books about how folks from other countries have succeeded in the USA. She describes the challenges they faced and the advice they have for overcoming cultural and other obstacles. She discusses the factors that led to their success and outlines her "Recipe for Success" in the United States.

Episode 66: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) welcomes back Carl Angotti, President of Angotti Product Development. Carl helps us understand the world of engineering. What are the different types of engineers? What education and training, as well as attributes, do you need to become a successful engineer? What are some future engineering trends? All this as well as some under-the-radar tips Carl culls from his 30 years of engineering experience.

Episode 67: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Diane Pleuss, Franchise Consultant. Diane discusses the advantages and disadvantages of buying a franchise and why someone might prefer franchising to conventional work. She also outlines who is best suited to go into franchising and what  parent companies look for in whom they award a franchise. Diane helps us understand when a franchise is a good opportunity and gives an idea of the income we can expect.

Episode 68: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Andrew Speight, a wonderful professional musician and educator. Andrew discusses the rewards and challenges of being a musician as well as what it takes to be successful. He provides tips for success and outlines the various ways you can earn income. He warns against some of the common errors musicians make and provides input on some future trends on the horizon.

Episode 69: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Seymour Duncker, Founder and CEO of ICharts. Seymour discusses how he founded his company using the concept of "Lean Startups." He goes on to discuss his book "LeanStartUpTweet" and provides tips of how to get a lean startup going and what some of the common errors entrepreneurs make.

Episode 70: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Margaret Panely, a senior vocational rehabilitation counselor. Margaret defines ADHD, tells us how it's diagnosed and presents some of the challenges people with ADHD face when job hunting. She provides helpful tips on both actions folks with ADHD can take to be more effective on the job and outlines some reasonable accommodations employers can make for those who face this challenge.

Episode 71: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach
(www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Ivan Temes, Founder of Leadership and Loyalty. Ivan discusses how transferable skills can help you make career changes. He provides tips on how job seekers can differentiate themselves and make a "wow" first impression. He also discusses his book "Care: You Have the Power" which presents many success stories around the concept of caring.

Episode 72: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Jim Dowling of Change with Purpose Coaching. Jim tells us how to deal with fear in general but specifically during the job search and how not to reinforce fear's "old story." He also discusses how to trust yourself during a job search and how to know when you've done enough.

Episode 73: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (
www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Sandy Jones-Kaminski, author, networking expert, and HR industry executive. She discusses networking essentials as outlined in her book: "I'm at a Networking Event-- Now What???" She also introduces the concept of "Pay It Forward" networking in which folks come to events prepared to be helpful and give as opposed to simply finding leads for themselves.

Episode 74: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Jean Bedord, an educator, author, and search strategy consultant. Jean discusses her book "I've Got a Domain Name, Now What?" and helps us understand the importance of domain names and their relationship to social media, branding, de-aging your
resume, and much more. Jean tells us about the various types of websites and provides tips for folks starting their own businesses.

Episode 75: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Michael Krasny, educator, author, and host of the award winning radio show Forum. Michael discusses his fascinating multiple careers giving us insight on how to be resilient when initial dreams aren't achievable, how to excel in multiple simultaneous careers, and what role career plays in answering Saul Bellow's question "How should a good man live?" Michael also advises us to "Never think that your dreams are in the dust."

Episode 76: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Scott Landstrom, CEO of Direct Grid Technologies and job negotiation advisor. Scott discusses essential negotiation skills for job seekers including how to differentiate yourself, ways to effectively present yourself in the interview and how to negotiate for the optimal compensation package.

Episode 77: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Julie Forbes, Stress Management Consultant and Coach. Julie discusses her interesting career path and what she learned about career transitions that might surprise you. She also discusses mindfulness and stress reduction and offers tips on how to remain mindful and therefore less stressed in the workplace.

Episode 78: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Melissa Lamson, a global business expert and CEO of Lamson Consulting. Melissa discusses her interesting career path and her new book "Cultural Transformation Tweet." She also provides tips on working in and managing cross-cultural teams and tells us how to handle cross-cultural interviews.

Episode 79: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Vladimir Gostrer, a project manager at Growth Resources. Vladimir discusses the challenges and provides tips for those considering making a career change. He also discusses how hiring managers can find great-fitting candidates and how job seekers can assess if they would fit well with a team or company.

Episode 80: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Esther Gokhale, L.Ac. who discusses her book "8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back." Esther gives excellent postural and movement tips for both sedentary and active workers. She also offers advice for career transitioners.

Episode 81: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com) interviews Naomi Saks, M.A., M.Div. who discusses the numerous careers in religion and spirituality and talks about working with the ill and dying. She discusses the benefits and challenges of her work and how best to take care of yourself in a demanding profession.

Episode 82: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com)
interviews mathematician Keith Devlin, Ph.D. Keith discusses the world of mathematics,
typical career directions, what it takes to excel, and why so many mathematicians feel
such great joy about the subject.

Episode 83: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com)
interviews Senior Recruiter and Blues Vocalist "Sista" Monica Parker. Monica discusses
her dual career providing tips on success in both fields. We show an exciting clip of Sista Monica performing at a Blues Festival and she provides great tips for job seekers.

Episode 84: Steve Piazzale, Ph.D., Career/Life Coach (www.BayAreaCareerCoach.com)
interviews Mitchell Levy, Thought Leader Architect and CEO. Mitchell tells us why it's
important to be a Thought Leader and how to become one. He also discusses his new
book "#Creating Thought Leaders."


"You're Hired!" on the Air (Cities & Broadcast Times); through Web Streaming; and on YouTube

"You're Hired!" continues to grow and is now being broadcast in 25 cities to a potential audience of over 350,000 viewers. Of course, being streamed and available on demand, "You're Hired!" now can be viewed by anyone in the world !

In
Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Colma, Daly City, Foster City, Hillsborough, Millbrae,
Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo, South San Francisco,
and other parts of
San Mateo County, "You're Hired!" is shown daily on PenTV Channel 26 at 2pm.

In Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford, and Atherton, "You're Hired!" is shown on Community Media Center Channel 28 on Saturdays at 8:30am and 5:30pm and Wednesdays at 1pm. Please check the Community Media Center's website to get up-to-date scheduling days and times.

In Gilroy, Hollister, San Juan Batista, and other nearby areas "You're Hired!" is on CMAP Channel 20 Tuesdays at 11pm, Wednesdays at 4:30pm, and Thursdays at 11:30am.

In Saratoga, "You're Hired!" is aired on KSAR Channel 15 at 6:30pm on Thursdays.

In Pacifica, "You're Hired!" is aired on PCT Channel 26 Fridays at 8:30pm and Wednesdays at 7:30pm.

In Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, "You're Hired"! is on KCAT Channel 15 Sundays at 3:30pm and Saturdays at 11:30am and 4:30pm.

In San Francisco ... coming soon!!!

You can now watch the show anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access. "You're Hired!" is being streamed and can be viewed every Friday at 8:30pm (Pacific Standard Time) and most Wednesdays at 7:30pm (PST). Just click or enter: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pacifica-community-tv-live! and enjoy the show. If you have trouble while using Internet Explorer, please try Mozilla's Firefox--you can easily download Firefox free at: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

And easiest of all, you can watch most of the episodes by simply clicking on the YouTube links at the top of this page.

If you know someone who would be a good guest for the show, please let me know.



Steve Piazzale, Ph.D.

650-743-6928 
Steve@BayAreaCareerCoach.com