Career podcasts are everywhere these days and with good reason. Listening to and learning from the experience of others is a great way to motivate yourself and advance your career. Whether you’re ready to make a career change, need to polish up your resume, or are looking for inspirational “how I made it” stories, we’ve rounded up our top career podcasts to check out this year.
Here’s what we’ll cover in this blog:
- Our favorite career podcasts
- What we love about them
- Where to listen to each podcast
Our top 5 career podcasts to listen to in 2023
Here’s our roundup of the best career podcasts to check out this year, along with an episode we recommend checking out first.
1. The best podcast for job seekers: The Roadmap by Resume.io
We’re more than a little biased on this one, but hear us out: the Roadmap is full of actionable advice from top career coaches, interview experts, and HR professionals. In each episode, our guest offers insight on proven strategies to target your resume, write a cover letter that actually gets read, and handle any interview question with ease. If you’re looking for your next great position, The Roadmap is designed to guide you to your destination.
Where to listen: You can find The Roadmap on Spotify.
Favorite episode: How to Prepare for Any Interview and Ace It Like a Pro
2. The one for people making a career change: Repurpose Your Career
Starting over is a leap of faith, but you’re not alone. Just look at Marc Miller, host of Repurpose Your Career, who has changed careers six times! His podcast offers insight into the smartest ways to make a change with advice from those who have done it before. Whether it’s getting up the courage to quit your job, becoming an expat, or simply answering “What do I want to do next?” Repurpose Your Career is full of helpful tips and encouragement.
Where to listen: You can find Repurpose Your Career on Apple Podcasts.
3. Our top pick for tech specialists: Hacker Valley Studio
Hacker Valley Studio is a tech podcast that could pique the interest of even the most computer-unsavvy listener. Hosts Chris Cochran and Ron Eddings draw on over a decade of experience in the tech world to make topics like cybersecurity interesting and relatable for all. With a focus on the human side of the industry, Cochran and Eddings offer practical advice for making it in today’s job market.
Favorite episode: Mastering Focus with Simone Biles and Amy Bream at RSA
4. Our favorite podcast for creative professionals: Creative Boom
Were you told your creative pursuit could never become a career? The Creative Boom Podcast is here to offer a different perspective. Featuring interviews with a wide variety of creative professionals, this podcast offers insight into what it takes to “make it” as a creative. Whether it’s going freelance, finding your style as an artist, or breaking out of the industry mold, each episode shares real stories to help you navigate your own creative pursuits.
5. The best podcast to motivate yourself: How I Built This
When you’re in need of a little pep-talk, you’ll want to seek out advice you can trust. How I Built This offers just that with stories from some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators. From fashion and beauty to food, and even dating apps, each episode of How I Built This dives deep into the journey of today’s leaders and the advice they’d offer to anyone looking for success.
Where to listen: You can find How I Built This on Spotify.
Favorite episode: HIBT Lab! Nas Company: Nuseir Yassin
- Podcasts are a great way to find inspiration or motivate yourself to make a change.
- These five podcasts offer insight with guests from industries from tech to creative professions.
- Make sure to check out The Roadmap if you’re looking for advice on landing your next job fast.