The POZCAST: Career & Life Journeys with Adam Posner

Nick Gallo & Adam Posner: Real Career, Recruiting and Job Hunting Advice

Episode Summary

Tribe, this is a pretty cool episode as it originally aired on Nick Gallo's "The Ethics Expert" podcast and I was his guest. The moment we finished recording we were both like "dude, this was amazing and everyone needs to hear this!" Nick has turned from just a "LinkedIN buddy" into a real friend. We talk shop and about life even though we have never met in person. Our values around life, family and business are aligned and it makes for a fantastic conversation to share with all of you. Nick is the Co-CEO of ComplianceLine,  the nation's leading provider of outsourced ethics, compliance, and HR services On this special episode, we dig into how YOU can accelerate your job hunt, best practices around resumes and job searching and how companies can improve the process. There is so much value in here from both of us and take-aways for folks at every level in their career. So plug in, get comfortable and enjoy two buds chop it up about all things careers and the job search journey!  If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a review/rating: The POZCast is brought to you by our friends at Interseller - the prospecting + outreach platform of recruiters and sellers. Whether you’re doubling down on business development or recruiting talent, Interseller does all the heavy lifting of finding contact data, automating the email and follow-up process, and syncs all that rich data into 20+ CRMs and ATSs. Reach out and get going in a 2-week *free* trial today and let them know you heard about them from Adam on the POZCast. Check out a free demo today! For more, please visit

Episode Notes

2:05 - Adam's Introduction 
7:31 - How to Help Others in reaching their goals
8:49 - Recruiting Pyramid
10:43 - Drawing the line
12:08 - Job search is a sales process
12:18 - Turn Conversation into Storytelling
15:46 - Fear of the Unknown
17:46 - Stance on Cover Letters
19:30 - Format and Outlook of Resume and Cover Letter
24:07 - Read the Job Description
27:37 - What puts off in a Resume
33:30 - Story-telling Resume
36:29 - Resume vs. Interview
38:34 - Effect of Downsizing
42:51 -  Advice for unemployed people
45:50 -  Zoom Meetings!
49:00 - Adam's Strengths