Career Change Advice with Dr. Jon Tam Hosted by Dr. Jon Tam, this podcast specializes in helping Millennials with a positive change in their careers by making adjustments or navigating a full-out career change. If this is what interests you, then this podcast is just for you! When you subscribe to this podcast, you're going to get actionable tips on improving your career each week by boosting career clarity, productivity, and soft skills. Most content is repurposed from the YouTube channel www.youtube.com/DrJonTam.

  • Career crossroads in my 20s | Avoid these common career mistakes
    by Jonathan Tam on November 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Career crossroads in my 20s | Avoid these common career mistakes Being at a career crossroads in your 20s for choosing a career path or learning how to change careers in your 20s is a common problem people have. Changing career paths in your 20s and navigating a career crossroads means you need to avoid career mistakes. In this video, I’ll […]

  • Overcoming job hopping interview questions | Get that job offer
    by Jonathan Tam on November 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Overcoming job hopping interview questions | Get that job offer In this video, I offer job interview tips and advice on how to overcome job hopping interview questions. Job hopper interview questions will inevitably be asked if you have a history of job hopping and you need to learn how to explain job hopping to the interviewers. Job hoppers, […]

  • Explaining job hopping on your cover letter (Quick and Easy)
    by Jonathan Tam on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Explaining job hopping on your cover letter (Quick and Easy) Job hoppers need to explain their job hops in their cover letters. In this video, I offer job hopping cover letter tips and advice and teach job hoppers how to recover from job hopping by landing a long-term job. Job hopping is neither good or bad, and everyone has their job-hopping […]

  • Job hopping resume mistakes ruining your resume (and How to Recover)
    by Jonathan Tam on November 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Job hopping resume mistakes ruining your resume (and How to Recover) Job hopping for job hoppers create a lot of problems on your resume. In this video, I offer job hopping resume tips and advice for a job hopper’s resume. Having a strong resume is the first step on how to stop job hopping millennials from exhibiting the job hopping syndrome […]

  • Job hopping in your 30s is bad | Stop ruining your career
    by Jonathan Tam on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Job hopping in your 30s is bad | Stop ruining your career Job hopping in your 30s can be bad. There are a lot of reasons why job hopping is bad when job hoppers job hop. Job hopping syndrome, especially switching jobs after 1 year with compulsive job quitting and changing jobs frequently will affect your career negatively. In this video, I offer […]

  • Job hopping benefits for your career | Why you should do it early
    by Jonathan Tam on November 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Job hopping benefits for your career | Why you should do it early There are a lot of benefits to job hopping for your career. Job hopping for job hoppers (aka the job hopping syndrome) is switching jobs after 1 year or 2. There are many ways changing jobs frequently will affect your career and it’s important to look at job hopping statistics […]

  • Job Hopping in your 20s | It's NORMAL (Stop Blaming Yourself)
    by Jonathan Tam on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Job Hopping in your 20s | It's NORMAL (Stop Blaming Yourself) Job hopping millennials are often labeled the job hopping generation. In this video, I explain what is job hopping and its meaning, and why millennials tend to be job hoppers or exhibit the job hopping syndrome by switching jobs after 1 year. Job hopping statistics show that changing […]

  • Is a PhD Worth It (From Oxford University) | Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a DPhil for a Corporate Career
    by Jonathan Tam on November 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Is a PhD Worth It (From Oxford University) | Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a DPhil for a Corporate Career Is a PhD from the University of Oxford worth it? In this video, I weigh the pros and cons of getting a DPhil (PhD) from Oxford University for a corporate carer. I explain why do a PhD (DPhil), what are the benefits of a PhD for a […]

  • Is a PhD Worth It (From Oxford University) | Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a DPhil from Oxford for Academia
    by Jonathan Tam on October 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Is a PhD Worth It (From Oxford University) | Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a DPhil from Oxford for Academia Is a PhD from the University of Oxford worth it? In this video, I weigh the pros and cons of getting a DPhil (PhD) from Oxford University. I explain why do a PhD (DPhil), what are the benefits of a PhD, and how hard is a PhD. For […]

  • University of Oxford Graduation for DPhil (Ph.D.) | One Year Reflection
    by Jonathan Tam on October 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

    University of Oxford Graduation for DPhil (Ph.D.) | One Year Reflection A Ph.D. (DPhil) graduation at the University of Oxford is a special occasion. Oxford University’s DPhil (Ph.D.) graduation ceremony is for students graduating from University of Oxford’s graduate school. 2019 was the year of my graduation at the University of […]

  • Finding my career path in my 20s with limited experience (4 simple steps)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Finding my career path in my 20s with limited experience (4 simple steps) Many people in their twenties ask, “How should I go about finding my career path in my 20s”. Finding your career path in your 20s with limited experience is difficult. Finding your career path with no experience is worse. In this video, I’m going to teach […]

  • Finding my career path in my 20s when I have no passion (5 easy steps)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Finding my career path in my 20s when I have no passion (5 easy steps) Finding your career path in your 20s is a challenge on how to choose a career. You may be considering a career change and need career advice on how to find your ideal career path. Learning how to pick a career or changing career paths in your mid twenties mean you first need to […]

  • How to stop being a people pleaser at work (but still be nice)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

    How to stop being a people pleaser at work (but still be nice) How to stop being a people pleaser at work means you’ve got to stop people pleasing. People pleasers fall into the routine of people pleasing often because they don’t know how to say no without feeling bad or how to be less agreeable. Setting boundaries, especially setting […]

  • Setting Healthy Boundaries Working Online from Home (Protect Your Sanity!)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Setting Healthy Boundaries Working Online from Home (Protect Your Sanity!)   Setting healthy boundaries working online from home is about the soft skill of self-management. In this video, I give tips on how to work from home and give advice on setting boundaries. These tips on setting boundaries working from home online will help you focus […]

  • Setting Boundaries with a Difficult Boss by Managing Up (Start Now!)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Setting Boundaries with a Difficult Boss by Managing Up (Start Now!)   Setting boundaries with a difficult boss requires you to learn how to set boundaries, especially interpersonal boundaries in the workplace. Setting boundaries with your manager or boss is part of “managing up,” and involves maintaining professionalism in the […]

  • How to Say No to Your Boss RESPECTFULLY (Get Time Back!)
    by Jonathan Tam on October 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

    How to Say No to Your Boss RESPECTFULLY (Get Time Back!)   How to say no to your boss respectfully, politely, and gracefully is a tough task. In this video, I explain how to say no to your manager and navigate tough conversations with your manager by signalling and setting healthy boundaries with your boss. The best way to do this is learning […]

  • How to Say No to People in my Workplace Without Feeling Guilty
    by Jonathan Tam on October 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

    How to Say No to People in my Workplace Without Feeling Guilty Learn how to say no to people at work by setting healthy boundaries. In this video, I cover the soft skill of communication on how to say no to coworkers and colleagues by methods such as learning how to say no without saying no and how to say no at work without feeling guilty. As a […]

  • Setting healthy boundaries at work (Stop feeling drained!)
    by Jonathan Tam on September 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Setting healthy boundaries at work (Stop feeling drained!)   The secret to setting healthy boundaries at work is to learn the soft skill on how to set healthy boundaries with coworkers that are healthy work boundaries. The danger of not setting healthy boundaries is that you will be emotionally drained from the workplace. Here are some tips […]

  • Soft Skills vs Hard Skills | Differences at Work Explained (for 2020)
    by Jonathan Tam on September 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Soft Skills vs Hard Skills | Differences at Work Explained (for 2020)   Comparisons between soft skills vs hard skills are important in soft skills development. Knowing what are soft skills and what are hard skills pinpoints the work skills and interpersonal skills that need development. However, that can only be achieved with clear soft […]

  • Soft Skills Benefits for Career Success | Work Smarter, Not Harder
    by Jonathan Tam on September 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Soft Skills Benefits for Career Success | Work Smarter, Not Harder   The benefits of soft skills at work and at home are immense. In this video, I outline why building soft skills for career success in the workplace through soft skills training helps develop people skills and interpersonal skills and why that is essential for career success. […]