The Career Channel
Job Won
Build a career you’re passionate about. Phil Blair talks to experts in hiring, management and beyond to uncover the secrets to landing your next job.

Date: 12/10/2018
Building a successful start up requires more than just capital. Investment in ideas, building collaborative relationships, and forming a diverse network can often be the pivotal factors in your success. Jarrod Russell, Executive Director of Startup San Diego, shares how to go from curious to committed to crushing it in your entrepreneurial journey.

Date: 11/20/2018
As recruiters and HR managers increasingly rely on networks like LinkedIn, your online presence is crucial to landing a job. Linda Sierra of Toft Group explains how to craft a profile that sets you apart from other job applicants. Learn about keywords, how to tell your story, and how to get your resume into the hands of the right recruiting firms.

Date: 10/12/2018
Networking is often the key to the next step in your career. Ben Norton, CEO of 6, shares how to leverage new and existing relationships and create a meaningful give and take. He gives advices for both introverts and extroverts in today's job market.

Date: 9/20/2018
Finding the right fit in the job market goes beyond lining up your skills with the basic job description. Defining your emotional needs, evaluating the corporate culture, and developing effective communication can make the difference between getting a job and getting a job you love. Arch Fuston explains how management and employees can create better working environments and relationships.

Date: 9/7/2018
Globalization, fast-paced technological changes, and competition define today's world of work. How can companies, workers, and cities adapt and succeed? Mary Walshok, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of Extension at UC San Diego dives into the complications and opportunities felt by all facets of the economy. Hear how developing talent across the spectrum, project-based learning, effectively bundling skills, adaptability and more can be leveraged stay relevant and in demand.

Date: 8/24/2018
How do we prepare today's students to enter college and the workforce? Edward Abeyta, Associate Dean, Community Engagement and Pre-College Programs at UC San Diego Extension, discusses how to effectively prepare students for success no matter their path while creating lifelong learners. Abeyta highlights community, industry, and university partnerships.

Date: 7/27/2018
The transition from a military career to the civilian workforce can be challenging. Shane Smith, a veterans advocate and manpower analyst for the United States Marine Corps joins Phil Blair to share his experiences and expertise. Learn how to translate job duties to resume bullet points, how to begin your job search, networking opportunities and more.

Date: 7/20/2018
Learn how your resume can open the door to the job interviews you want. The same principles apply whether you are a recent college grad or an experienced executive. Trevor Blair, Principal and Founder of Blair Search Partners, recruits for employers in all sectors of the job market. He shares how to effectively frame your accomplishments and work history, when you can break old school resume conventions, how to create a data-rich resume and incorporate keywords, when to highlight your personal interests, and more.

Date: 7/6/2018
Knowing how to sell yourself is key to the hiring process. Sue Ebner, principal at Ebner Consults, sits down with Phil Blair to explain how adapting a sales mindset can help you get the job you want. Ebner walks through the five stages of the sales process and describes the four behavioral styles that influence a job interview.

Date: 4/6/2018
Baby boomers, gen Xers, millenials - so many generations are in the workforce. Though it seems they have little in common, there are strategies to not only get them working together but understanding and appreciating each other. Phil Blair, Executive Officer of Manpower West sits down with Dan Negroni, CEO of launchbox365 to discuss how to effectively engage with your millennial employees.