337: How to navigate a job search with success - with Sahara Alexis
February 20, 2024

Job seekers, are you feeling frustrated with your job search so far and feel like you are hitting a wall? Oh man, I know that feeling. It seems like you’re pounding away at applying for jobs, taking the time to tailor each and every one of your applications, and getting zero interviews. If this sounds familiar, don’t give up… the answers are on their way!

My special guest today is client success executive Sahara Alexis and she’s simplifying how to navigate a job search with success. Spoiler alert: it’s all about relationship building and she shares all the very best secrets that will help you open doors that were once locked, stand out amongst the hundreds of other applicants, and make tangible progress in your job search this week.

Here’s how.

My special guest today is Sahara Alexis and she’s simplifying how to navigate a job search with success.

We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:

If you’re going through a job search right now, you know the roller coaster of emotions you experience any given week, or even hour by hour. Getting ghosted by a recruiter (whether deliberate or not), feels horrible when you’ve gotten your hopes up on a job or opportunity. I feel you - it stinks.

That’s why our aim is to provide you with tangible, simple how-to advice for your job search that you can try out today.

I hope my conversation with Sahara helps you strip it all back to the basics, remembering the key strengths you already have that have helped you build strong working relationships in past jobs… and how to leverage those connections now.

Q: Are you ready to learn how to navigate a job search with success? If yes, this one is for you.

It’s time to #DoTheThing!


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My challenge for you this week:

How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and experiment with navigating your job search in a different way this week? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and send me a DM over on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thesimplifiers) for added accountability and support!

Links, books and apps mentioned:

Resource: Search for all the latest AI tools available on the marketplace, learn what it does and get up to speed on AI, FAST. Subscribe to their free newsletter as well. - The AI Tool Report

Resource: Looking for a job in AI? Check out this job board for the latest job postings across the US and the world. - WorkinAI

Book: Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead - Brené Brown

Podcast: Top 5 AI tools to help your get a job - The Simplifiers Podcast

Podcast: How to squash your limiting self-beliefs - The Simplifiers Podcast

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About Sahara Alexis:

Sahara Alexis - As a customer success leader with a strong track record of leveraging technology to drive innovation and growth within complex businesses, Sahara thrives as a strategic thinker who has mastered how to execute tactically while building sustainable and scalable environments.  

Her keen ability to translate value through the “voice of the customer” while leading diverse, high impact and collaborative teams has made her invaluable to customers. She makes the impossible possible through simplification.

Where Sahara hangs out online:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saharagallowayalexis/

Sahara’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Janiece Evans-Page - She is the CEO of Tides Foundation, providing solutions for corporations to solve community issues and initiatives.  Tides is a nonprofit and philanthropic organization dedicated to advancing social justice. Janiece is leading the organization’s mission to shift power to communities of color and other groups historically denied power. In addition to her experience working across sectors, Janiece’s lifelong passion for social and racial justice fuels her leadership of centering Tides’ and other organizations’ work in equity to advance systems change.

Prior to joining Tides, she served as the inaugural Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer at Fossil Group and Head of Fossil Foundation. In this role, she launched Fossil Group’s global philanthropy practice, leading the strategic modernization of its social impact investment portfolio and environmental sustainability framework.