Podcast Detroit Network

We are a team of podcast enthusiasts that enable individuals, fandoms, and corporations the ability to record and release a podcast while we handle the technical aspects. Since our inception, we have amassed 10,000 hours of archived content over 100 unique shows, spread over 5 studios in 2 locations. Whether you want to record in our studios or on-location, we have a solution to match your needs and budget. Podcast Detroit thrives on delivering entertaining programming, producing new podcasts, syndicating existing shows, and becoming an outlet for corporations to reach their target markets delivering easily consumable content. Podcast Detroit offers everything from simple recording sessions to full-blown client engagements with consulting services, social media assistance, and more.




Innovation Calling - Ageism, Reinvention, and Standing Out in the IT Application Abyss

One of the driving factors behind our podcast was to highlight great companies so those helping to create innovation could find new opportunities. However, even in a great hiring economy, it can still feel hard to stand out from the crowd to land those dream jobs. And employers still have an issue on retaining the right talent, helping their talented workforce to reinvent themselves as automation creeps into business models, and finding the talent for new technologies. In this episode, we talked to Julian Placino about common misconceptions of Corporate America, and how you can stand out when applying for so many of these emerging technology jobs even if you started out as a COBOL developer. (Yes, we went there) Here is the official episode breakdown: 2:30 - Jumping right in, Julian talks about the 411 on recruiting and the truth behind aging out employees 6:30 - Julian talks about his 7-step methodology in how he hires 7:25 - How to get around potential ageism when getting hired 8:00 - Is the gig economy changing the way companies are hiring 9:00 - If you have a background in IT, how can you continue to stand out and be hired in the IT world 12:00 - Where do personal branding and resumes fit into the new equation of hiring 14:55 - How crucial is personal branding, and the biggest mistake people make with their personal brand 16:05 - A great story of how to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job 17:00 - Do women cut themselves short in how they apply for jobs and job descriptions? 21:00 - How do existing employees stay relevant, and what is the responsibility of corporations to keep their employees relevant 24:00 - How can companies avoid being perceived 27:00 - Should people be lumped into groups, or what’s the most important thing that should be looked at when hiring 28:30 - What’s an effective question that should be asked when hiring vs. simply looking at talents 32:00 - If companies are moving to emerging technologies, what happens to people who aren’t reinventing themselves 33:20 - What’s Julian’s advise on personal branding and should companies be concerned in the day and age of personal branding? 35:00 - What you should be careful of when creating your own personal brand 37:20 - What Julian picked podcasting vs other content generation sources You can find Julian at JulianPlacino.com and on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/julianplacino/


 24 May 2019  39m