SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast

SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast - what you didn’t know you needed to know about jobs, careers and life

About the show

A companion to the book: SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: how to unlock your career potential

Hosted by Luki Danukarjanto

Sharing insights and learning about jobs (search, resumes, interviews, networking), careers (purpose, promotions, wealth) and life (fulfillment, health, wisdom)

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  • Justice to nursing and trauma medicine Eram Chhogala EC-001 MENTOR CORNER

    January 18th, 2021  |  28 mins 24 secs
    career path, nursing, siwike

    We are introduced to Eram Chhogala, a Registered Nurse at Sunnybrook Hospital and Rouge Valley Health System in ER and Trauma. She teaches at Ryerson University and Centennial College. She is the podcast host of Nursing Chronicles as the “Trauma Queen”

  • Career Success and being comfortable being uncomfortable - Hendra Hendrawan HH-001B PART 2 MENTOR CORNER:

    January 8th, 2021  |  28 mins 14 secs

    MENTOR CORNER: Guest Host Hendra Hendrawan PART 2
    Hendra is an MBA grad and currently works in the area of Cyber Security currently working capital markets with previous experience in Education

  • How to finding Internships and gain work experience - Kelly Yang KY-004 YOUTH CORNER

    January 7th, 2021  |  1 hr 37 mins

    Gaining work experience at school can increase your chances of landing your dream job after you graduate. Sometimes easier said than done! Listen to some experiences and get some tips and tricks to help find your first internship or work experience.

  • Episode 028: Owning your career [CAREER]

    January 6th, 2021  |  18 mins 54 secs
    own your career, promotion, purpose, relationships, siwike, why

    Who owns your career?
    The answer is that you do. Many have the desire for their employers to plan out their their career for them. So take some time to think about what you want out of your career

  • Making the most out of academics and Social Activities in university - Kelly Yang KY-003 YOUTH CORNER

    December 17th, 2020  |  20 mins 29 secs
    academics, balance, siwike, social life, youth corner

    School is about classes, assignments, tests, and grades. Though ideally, the experience is so much more. Balancing school and social activities can be challenging!

  • Episode 027: Mentors [LIFE]

    December 16th, 2020  |  12 mins 49 secs
    career, counsellor, guide, mentor, siwike, success

    I have a goal to weave mentorship into the fabric of society, starting by making Toronto the mentorship capital of the world. So it wouldn't be a surprise to know how supportive I am of mentors.

  • Growing up and Journey to Canada - Hendra Hendrawan HH-001A PART1 MENTOR CORNER:

    December 11th, 2020  |  15 mins 44 secs
    communication, guest, hendra, indonesian, mentor, newcomer, siwike, success, uncomfortable

    MENTOR CORNER: Guest Host Hendra Hendrawan
    Hendra is an MBA grad and currently works in the area of Cyber Security currently working capital markets with previous experience in Education

  • What you should know before your First Year in university - Kelly Yang KY-002 YOUTH CORNER

    December 10th, 2020  |  18 mins 27 secs
    first year, siwike, youth corner

    Kelly shares her experience and insights on First Year!

  • Episode 026: Typical Job Hunt Day [JOB]

    December 9th, 2020  |  14 mins 3 secs
    benchmarks, day, hours, job hunt, schedule, siwike, timing

    To get a job, you know you have to apply online, practice interview questions, network and supplement any experience. But for how long? How many of each?

  • Growing up in small-town Ontario, being lost and going against STEM to business Kelly Yang KY-001 YOUTH CORNER

    December 3rd, 2020  |  15 mins 36 secs
    business, final year, perspectives, rotman, siwike, student, youth

    Kelly is in her final term at Rotman Commerce in Toronto. We learn about her background and some student SIWIKE.

  • Episode 025: Getting to WHY to find your Purpose [LIFE]

    December 2nd, 2020  |  11 mins 28 secs
    fulfillment, purpose, siwike, why

    Our approach is to first start with WHAT you want. Then we move to WHY. Seems like a simple question. Yet if you can really get to the root and the heart of your why and purpose, then you can find intense motivation, drive and fulfillment.

  • Episode 024: Don't let School get in the way of Education [LIFE]

    November 25th, 2020  |  8 mins 58 secs
    adulting, build meaningful connections, education, experience, explore, learning, school, siwike

    "Don't let school get in the way of education" Mark Twain. Definitely, words to take to heart for students and others alike. The focus of school experience is often for grades, assignments, and exams, which are important, though the most meaningful parts of the school experience often take place outside of the classroom.

  • Episode 023: Trouble shooting your job search [JOB]

    November 18th, 2020  |  13 mins 16 secs
    advice, improve, interview, job hunt, networking, resume, tips, troubleshoot

    The job search can be a big black box. You throw some resumes in. Nothing comes out. You throw in a few more. Nothing. You throw many more. And an interview comes out. We'll walk you through some tips and tricks to help you troubleshoot your job hunt process

  • Episode 022: Habits

    November 11th, 2020  |  16 mins 36 secs
    ability, action, behavioural change, behaviours, cue, habits, motivation, rewards, routine, siwike, trigger

    Your habits become your destiny. Paraphrased from a quote from Gandhi. Do your habits serve you? What can you do to change your habits?

  • Episode 021: Dealing with Stress and Anxiety [LIFE]

    November 4th, 2020  |  16 mins 54 secs
    anxiety, calm, dealing with stress, managing anxiety, meditation, perspectives, relax, siwike, stress

    Stress is good. It's what kept our ancestors alive. Chronic stress or too much stress is NOT good and can lead to anxiety and all sorts of challenges in life. Learn a few tips and tricks to help you better manage your stress and anxiety!

  • Episode 020: Resume Debates [JOB]

    October 28th, 2020  |  21 mins 2 secs
    advice, debate, resume, right way, siwike, strategies, tips, tricks

    What's the right way to write a resume? There isn't one. At least not a 100% answer. There is advice that is generally 90% or so correct, but to get those last few precious percentages to get an interview, you need to be contextual. We go through a few resume debates and you make your own decision!