About Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On each episode, I speak with guests about topics related to the job searches, professional development, public speaking, resilience and mindfulness. Guests include current MBA candidates and past students, faculty and staff, and outside experts.


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Recent Episodes

Jeff Perry On Coaching Engineers

Jeff Perry shares advice for engineers making career changes.

Portia Obeng on Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Portia Obeng shares advice for updating your LinkedIn profile and building your presence on LinkedIn whether you are a job seeker or not.

Advice from Foster 2022 MBAs on the Career Search and Interviewing

On this episode, I share advice from three members of the Foster MBA class of 2022 on the career search and interviewing. Hear from Elizabeth Daly, Tyson Colledge, and Christine Pham on the importance of knowing your story, and how they prepared for MBA interviews.

Advice from Foster 2022 MBAs on Internships

On this episode, I share some advice from three members of the Foster MBA class of 2022 on how to have a successful internship. Hear from Tyson Colledge, Elizabeth Daly and Christine Pham on the importance of networking, asking questions, and trying new...

Mikaela Winter on Her Path to a Career in Sustainability at Microsoft

Mikaela Winter graduated from Foster's Evening MBA program in 2021 and shortly thereafter started a job as  Program Manager on Microsoft's Global Energy Team. On this episode, we discuss how she pursued and MBA career in energy and sustainability. While Mikaela had a...

Conquer LinkedIn with Jeremy Schifeling

Jeremy Schifeling shares wisdom on how to leverage LinkedIn to level up your career search from his book, Linked

Gregory Heller

Gregory Heller

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I’m the Senior Associate Director of MBA Career Management at the Foster School of Business at the University Of Washington and a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. I work with MBA candidates to achieve their career objectives through one-on-one coaching, and trainings on presentation skills, public speaking, and executive presence. 

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