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

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • MENTOR CORNER: MF-002 Michael Fearon A Conversation about Education and School

    August 11th, 2021  |  35 mins 44 secs
    conversation about school, education, education and schooling, education reform, education school and society, education system, educational, future of education, gender school and society, higher education, history, history of education, history of education system, how education has changed over the years, internationalization of education, interpersonal skills, introduction of history of education, school, schooling, university, why is school important, why is school pointless

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Michael have a conversation about education and school. They talk about the history of education, income inequalities between men and women, the future of education and much more. If you're someone who is curious about education and school this is the perfect video for you!

  • MENTOR CORNER: SK-002 Sergey Kalnish Conversations on Resumes and a Better Way to Recruit

    August 9th, 2021  |  44 mins 2 secs
    apple podcast, background check, best ways to recruit, bias, career, education, eliminating biases, hiring, how resumes are screened, how to get a job, how to get the job you want, hr, human resources, interview, job hunting, job search, podcast, podcast host, podcast hosting, podcasts, qualified candidate, recent graduates, recruiting, recruitment, resume, resume tips, screening, screening process, spotify, spotify podcast, students, unconscious bias, video resume

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Sergey have a conversation about resumes and a better way to recruit. They talk about how the screening process have changed over the years, video resumes, building connections and much more. If you're someone looking to learn more about resumes and how to get that job you want, this is the perfect video for you!

  • MENTOR CORNER: AY-002 Anu Yogeswaran Leadership Communication and Grades

    August 6th, 2021  |  41 mins 41 secs
    communication, communication skills, consistency, delegation, delegation tips, education, education and learning, education system, educational, effective communication, effective leadership communication skills, extracurricular activities, grades, grades obsession, homeschool, homeschooling, how to delegate, leadership, leadership communication, leadership communication skills, mental health, mental resilience, mental toughness, resilience, school, school system, the school system

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Anu discuss Leadership Communication and Grades. They talk about the grades obsession, imperfections within the schooling system, building mental resiliency and much more. If you're someone looking to learn more about leadership communication, grades and how it affects students, this is the perfect video for you!

  • MENTOR CORNER: MEP-005 Mintikah English-Palmer Being Yourself and Being Happy

    August 3rd, 2021  |  29 mins 12 secs
    be yourself, being happy and positive, confidence, focus on yourself, focus on yourself not others, happiness, how to be authentic, how to be confident, how to be happy, how to be happy and positive all the time, how to be happy in life, how to be happy with yourself, how to be vulnerable, how to be yourself, how to focus on yourself, how to love yourself, how to practice self love, love yourself, loving yourself, mental health, self love, self love practice

    On this episode of the SIWIKE Podcast, Luki and Minti discuss Being Yourself and Being Happy. They talk about finding your tribe, doing the things that make you smile and being open. They also provide some useful tips for anyone struggling with being themselves and accepting who they are.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AA-002 Anita Agrawal Networking and Relationships

    July 28th, 2021  |  29 mins 49 secs
    building relationships, business networking, business networking tips, career development, how to network, how to network to get a job, how to network with people, network fundamentals, networking, networking 101, networking and relationship building skills, networking basics, networking fundamentals, networking tips, networking tutorial for beginners, professional networking, professional networking tips, relationship building, relationship building strengths, relationships

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Anita discuss Networking and Relationships. They share some of their networking struggles including not being taught about networking in school and fearing what people might think. This led to them eventually realizing the importance of networking for career development. They also share some useful networking tips for anyone currently struggling with networking and building relationships.

  • MENTOR CORNER: SK-001 Sergey Kalnish Basketball, Sales, Recruiting and Startups

    July 27th, 2021  |  43 mins 29 secs
    basketball, best career advice for new graduates, career advice, career advice for young people, career coach, career coaching, career guidance, career tips, career tips for students, education, entrepreneur, job search, life advice, mental health, mental health awareness, mental health tips, mental illness, michael jordan, podcast, podcasts, recruitment, recruitment agency, recruitment process, siwike, startup, startups, talent attraction management, tech startups

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Sergey discuss Basketball, Sales, Recruiting and Startups. Sergey is a talent attraction manager at Jobber. Jobber is a tracking software for home service businesses. (https://getjobber.com/)

  • MENTOR CORNER: DJOR-001 David Jorjani Tech, Product, Startup

    July 22nd, 2021  |  40 mins 17 secs
    career advice, career advice for young people, career change, career guidance, career path, career paths, career paths after high school, civil engineering, computer science, director of product, great career paths, new grad, podcast, podcasts, product management, product manager, siwike, software engineer, software engineering, startups, tech startups, technology, what is product management

    On this episode of the SIWIKE Podcast, Luki and David discuss Tech, Product and Startups. David is a director of product and a university instructor.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AW-001 Abraham Wairisal Environment, Building Science and Networking

    July 21st, 2021  |  34 mins 20 secs
    building science, bullitt center, bullitt center seattle, career, career advice, career advice for young people, career change, career podcast, cuso international, energy, energy evaluation, engineering, environment, environmental, environmental consultant, environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental sciences, green building, how to network, interview, networking, networking fundamentals, networking skills, networking tips, podcast, podcasts, siwike

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Abraham discuss Environment, Building Science and Networking. Abraham is the Manager of Energy Evaluations, Energy Modelling and Building Science at Greensaver. Greensaver is a not-for-profit energy efficiency organization (https://greensaver.org/)

  • MENTOR CORNER: FA-001 Frank Abbruzzese Farm, Business, Sales to President

    July 13th, 2021  |  40 mins 8 secs
    alphakor group, best career advice for new graduates, business, business career, business degree, career, career advice, career advice for college students, career advice for young people, career change, career path, career paths, career podcast, career story, education, farm, farming, frank abbruzzese, job, my career story, podcast, president, sales, sales career, sales career path, sales job, sales strategies, sales training, windsor, windsor ontario

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Frank discuss Business, Sales, growing up on a farm and becoming the president of his company. Frank is the CEO and President of AlphaKOR. AlphaKOR is a tech innovative company providing businesses with the latest products, services and IT support. (https://www.alphakor.com/).

  • MENTOR CORNER: SF-001 Scott Fraser Law, Armed Forces and Publishing

    July 2nd, 2021  |  35 mins 35 secs
    armed forces, army, best career advice for new graduates, book publishing, books, career, career advice, career advice for college students, career advice for young people, career change, career opportunities, career path, career paths, how to choose a career, law, law school, podcast, podcasts, publishing, self publishing

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Frank discuss Law, Armed Forces and Publishing. Frank is the president and publisher of Dundurn Press (https://www.dundurn.com/). Dundurn Press is an independent book publisher located in Toronto, Canada.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AS-001 Alena Sviderskaia Psychology, Parenthood, Accounting, Coaching

    June 27th, 2021  |  40 mins 12 secs
    accounting, accounting career, accounting careers, accounting student, career, career advice, career advice for young people, career change, career coach, career path, career podcast, career tips, career tips for young professionals, coaching, leadership, leadership coaching, leadership skills, life coaching, parenthood, podcast, podcasting, psychology, psychology career, psychology careers

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Alena discuss Psychology, Parenthood, Accounting and Coaching. Alena is a leadership coach who helps organizations turn managers into people leaders. She shares her journey from accounting to getting her psychology degree to become a therapist leading her to discover her passion for leadership coaching.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AL-001 Alexander Luksidadi Music, Coding, Startup at YC

    June 20th, 2021  |  46 mins 12 secs
    career advice, education, music, siwike, software engineering, startups, tech startup

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Alexander discuss Music, Coding and Startups. Alexander is the co-founder of "Rose Rocket" (https://www.roserocket.com/). Rose Rocket is a transportation management software that helps build the future of trucking technology. Rose Rocket was part of a Y-Combinator cohort.

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-005 Nora Zayed D&I Deeper Dive - Diversity in HR and Allyship

    June 13th, 2021  |  27 mins 34 secs
    allyship, bipoc, diversity, diversity and inclusion, hr, human resources, lgbtq, social justice, systemic racism, unconscious bias

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, Luki and Nora discuss Diversity in HR and Allyship

  • MENTOR CORNER: MEP-004 Mintikah English-Palmer Exercise

    June 6th, 2021  |  22 mins 6 secs
    exercise, fitness, fitnessjourney, healthandwellness, healthjourney, physical health, podcast, siwike

    On this episode of the SIWIKE Podcast, Minti and I discuss exercise. We share stories about our health journey and provide some useful tips for anyone interested in becoming more active.

  • MENTOR CORNER: KC-001 Katherine Chong Accounting to Product Management

    May 30th, 2021  |  44 mins 24 secs
    accounting, career advice, director of product, interview, podcast, product manager, productmanagement, siwike

    Katherine is a product manager who is currently embarking on a journey to find her next career path.

  • MENTOR CORNER: MF-001 Michael Fearon Intro and SIWIKE

    May 21st, 2021  |  36 mins 25 secs

    On this episode of the SIWIKE podcast, I am joined by Michael Fearon. Michael is a learning and development coordinator at the Ministry of Labour.