The CareerPod

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CareerPod is a weekly podcast hosted by Pardingtone and Cassie from Careers Zimbabwe. The aim of the podcast is to to develop and share critical career information for parents, students, teachers, employers and all stakeholders in education and career enhancements. Meet amazing career development specialists, writers, job creators and professionals on this show!

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What you need to know before you write and submit your CV ft Phiona Martin

A CV is your best marketing tool. It stands there as a banner showcasing your skills and competencies. No matter what stage you’re at in your career or what type of work you’re looking for, understanding how to tailor your skills and experience to a specific role is the key to creating a perfect CV. In this CareerPod we have a Career Strategist and CV expert Phiona Martin to help you and me.

Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs

Intellectual Property (IP) systems are critical in helping new ventures transform their innovation potential and creativity into market value and competitiveness. Intellectual Property rights (IPR) allow innovative entrepreneurs to protect their inventions. They may also have multiple other functions, such as signaling current and prospective value to investors, competitors and partners, accessing knowledge markets and networks, and preventing rivals from patenting related inventions. Evidence at the firm level indicates a positive correlation between patenting and new ventures’ growth, access to venture capital and survival. Ideas need to be protected: know the IP Policy at your tertiary institution or even the workplace. Our guest lawyer Rutendo Machiridza Mugadza gives insight on Intellectual Property Rights.

My Career After Student Activism

Youth participation in national discourse is crucial. Student activism becomes the key to unlock intellectual engagements for development. Student activists already face an array of anomalies: name-calling by other students; victimization by authorities; arrest and detention among others. As if it’s not enough, these anomalies are a red flag to any employer. Careers Zimbabwe through this podcast: ‘My Career After Student Activism’, pushes the ideation of supporting intellectual and peaceful participation in national discourse. Students thus need to engage and know what employers expect of them as well as active students to let employers know that they can perform even when they are activists. To best talk about this area we have Cde Makomborero Haruziviishe and Charline Vuta.
My career after student activism

Career Development Fighting Child Marriages ft Chakanetsa Ruzvidzo

Synopsis: Our understanding is that after every child has received and receiving information about Sexual Reproductive Health and the parents on why they should desist from marrying off their kids - they also need a sense of purpose. A sense of purpose on what they should look upto. We are convinced the answer is a CAREER PATH. Strategic Outcomes: 1. Raise awareness to the fight against child marriages. 2. Encourage parents to support children especially girls in career development. 3. Inform CSO's working towards gilr empowerment to look into and even include career development in their work against child marriages. 4. Start discussions on: Career Parenting, Child Marriages, Importance of Career Choices, National Development, Girl Child Empowerment among others. Guest: Chakanetsa Ruzvidzo - Programs Manager at Shamwari YeMwanasikana

If You Can't Find A Partner/Spouse That Supports Your Career: Stay Single

Professionally ambitious women really only have two options when it comes to their personal partners — a super-supportive partner or no partner at all. Anything in between ends up being a morale- and career-sapping morass. Professionally ambitious man seem to just have it all with the Bible and society on their side. The call for a new thinking and way of marriage engagement with careers in mind is arguably feeding the increase in divorce cases. Overally it's an issue of VISION - for a relationship to succeed you need to both understand the VISION. In the studio we have Connie Nawaigo and George Chirenda.Disclaimer: Views expressed by the guests are personal and are not in an way the views of their respective employers.
If You Can't Find A Partner/Spouse That Supports Your Career: Stay Single

Do Your Masters or Get A Job: This Will Help You Decide

One of the most common questions that students ask as they draw near to graduation is if they should pursue a postgraduate degree or enter the job market? There isn’t one correct answer to this question, certain considerations need to be taken into account before arriving at a decision. The value of a master’s degree depends on what you do with it. Whatever your aims, keep in mind that postgraduate study requires you to invest your time and money, it will not automatically be relevant to all of your possible future career goals.
Do your masters or get a job: this will help you decide

A Lifetime Excuse with Charlene Vhuta

There is greatness inside of everyone but there is also that single thing which is there to let everyone down! This is the one weakness that is our undoing. This weakness can be as a result of different and unfortunate circumstances in the course of our life or even something that came through birth. This is what Charlene calls A LIFETIME EXCUSE.

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