SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

72 episodes of SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast since the first episode, which aired on April 6th, 2020.

  • MENTOR CORNER: BB-001Brian Bachand Intro and SIWIKE

    May 13th, 2021  |  47 mins 24 secs
    being gay, coaching, evolution, executive search, not for provide, priesthood, siwike, talent acquisition

    On this episode, we are joined by Brian Bachand.
    Brian is a priest turned chief evolution officer who has started a career coaching company "evolutionevolution"
    that helps individuals evolve within their professional and personal lives. #SIWIKE #careercoach #careerpodcast

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-004 Nora Zayed HR Human resources 101

    May 12th, 2021  |  37 mins 42 secs
    benefits, business partner, hr, hr technology, learning and development, payroll, recruiting, siwike, talent acquisition, total compensation

    Nora and I dive into HR to talk about some of the domain areas. #SIWIKE #humanresources #hr101

  • MENTOR CORNER: SC-001 - Sherina Cassiere Tutoring

    May 6th, 2021  |  28 mins 20 secs
    being tutored, learning, siwike, tutoring

    Sherina and I speak about tutoring. She shares about being tutored and being a tutor.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AY-001 Anu Yogeswaran Intro and SIWIKE

    May 4th, 2021  |  41 mins 7 secs
    computer information systems, gen-z, human skills, leadership, project management, siwike, soft skills

    Anu is a computer information systems grad turned project manager who has started a program to empower gen-Z with leadership skills.

  • MENTOR CORNER: MEP-002 Mintikah English-Palmer Self-Love

    April 29th, 2021  |  19 mins 18 secs
    caring, confidence, love, mindset, self-love, siwike

    Mintikah and I speak about Self-love. Not in the narcissistic way, but in accepting yourself.

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-003 Nora Zayed Diversity and Inclusion

    April 28th, 2021  |  37 mins 56 secs
    d&i, diversity, employee resource group, erg, inclusion, siwike, unconscious bias

    Nora and I speak about Diversity and Inclusion.
    We speak about what is diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and how D&I programs manifest in the workplace

  • MENTOR CORNER: AF-001 Alex Florio Intro and SIWIKE

    April 10th, 2021  |  43 mins 35 secs
    education, entrepreneurship, job searching, marketing, siwike, swob, teaching

    Alex is the co-founder of SWOB (swipe-job - think Tinder for job applications) with his sister.

    He shares his journey as a regular kid who like sports to becoming a co-founder of an app.

  • MENTOR CORNER: JG-001 Jennifer Gaudette Intro and SIWIKE

    April 8th, 2021  |  37 mins 8 secs
    career, environment, gymnastics, health coach, siwike, skating

    Jenn is a Certified Health and Career Coach.

    She shares her transition from an environmental career to starting her own workplace health/wellness business.

  • MENTOR CORNER: DF-001 Deron Fung Intro and SIWIKE

    April 6th, 2021  |  44 mins 15 secs
    accounting, law, lawyer, siwike

    Deron is a corporate lawyer in private practice. He shares some of the challenges from switching from accounting in his undergrad.

  • MENTOR CORNER: DJ-001 Dan Johnston Intro and SIWIKE

    April 1st, 2021  |  51 mins 42 secs
    computer science, gemology, retail, sales, siwike, writing

    Dan is an aspiring writer, and currently an IT infrastructure support analyst. He shares his path from retail, gemology, computer science to English literature and now a career in copy writing and QA.

  • MENTOR CORNER: MEP-001 Mintikah English-Palmer Intro and SIWIKE

    March 30th, 2021  |  26 mins 4 secs
    health, media studies, self-love, shy, siwike, youtube

    Mintikah (Minti) is a senior motivator at Good Life and an aspiring YouTuber.

  • MENTOR CORNER: EK-002 Ellie Kubisz What else can I do with a biology degree

    March 23rd, 2021  |  33 mins 6 secs
    academia, biology, career path, industry, med-school, pharmaceutical, research, siwike

    Ellie and I chat about what else you can do with a biology degree. The typical options for a biology degree would be to

    1. go to med-school
    2. do research in academia and become a professor We learn how she found out about industry and other potential areas of interest.. We also get some networking tips on how to connect with.
  • MENTOR CORNER: SC-001 - Sherina Cassiere Intro and SIWIKE

    March 19th, 2021  |  37 mins 48 secs
    education, learning, siwike, teaching

    Sherina is a sociology and philosophy grad that continued on to teacher's college from York University who is now working as a teacher with North York Women's shelter.
    She shares her journey and SIWIKE

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-002 Nora Zayed New Grad and Coop Recruiting programs

    March 17th, 2021  |  33 mins 8 secs
    best practices, coop, hiring, internship, networking, new grad, recruiting, resume, siwike, strategies, tips

    Nora and I chat about hiring for coop/internship and new grad programs.
    We walk through some of the timings and considerations for coop and new grad programs, as well as the types and number of interviews.
    We chat some of the resume debates (1 or 2 page, summary of objectives, fonts, etc), plus get into some of what else you can do to help your resume stand out.

  • MENTOR CORNER: HS-001 Hammad Siddiqui Intro and SIWIKE

    March 17th, 2021  |  44 mins 13 secs
    communication, international trade, listening, not-for-profit, siwike

    Hammad is a LinkedIn coach with a background in international trade and and experience in the NGO space. He started as an inquisitive kid that was able to connect with folks and build meaningful connections.
    He shares some thoughts on listening and communication.

  • MENTOR CORNER: DS-001 Dominic Stephenson Intro and SIWIKE

    March 16th, 2021  |  40 mins 12 secs
    art, creativity, doctor, healthcare, physician, product management, professional artist, siwike

    Dominic is a health-tech customer success practitioner, aspiring product manager and professional artist