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Stacy's Career corner

This was a recurring segment on the podcast Another Round. I find that I recommend the workplace advice that Stacy-Marie Ishmael gives so frequently, that collecting all the segments in one spot started to sound like a good idea. So this is that. 

Topics include: Raises, internships, cover letters, making mistakes, pay inequity, power, burnout, introverts, LinkedIn, toxic workplaces, feedback, being qualified for a job, advocating for yourself, and more.

All Another Round episodes can be found anywhere you listen to podcasts, like Spotify and Apple.

Aug 17, 2015

Episode 21: The Reverse Jackie Robinson (with Chris Hayes)

Episode Description: It's a momentous day: we break the color barrier by welcoming our first white guest into the stude, and it's none other than MSNBC's Chris Hayes. And get your life together with Stacy's Career Corner.

SCC Topic: How to ask for a raise [Transcript coming soon.]

Dec 1, 2015

Episode 33: Pick A Slay (with Uzo Aduba)

Episode Description: Heben quizzes Tracy on collective nouns, Stacy's Career Corner returns, and we talk to Uzo Aduba of Orange Is The New Black and NBC's The Wiz Live, about how she's "making up for lost smiles" and is obsessed with the Real Housewives.

SCC Topic: How to write a cover letter [Transcript coming soon.]

Dec 21, 2015

Episode 35: Heben & Tracy's Kwanzaa Spectacular

Episode Description: Grab a slice of Sandra Lee's Kwanzaa cake and celebrate with Drunken Debates, Tracy's Joke Time, Stacy's Career Corner, Jean Grae, Gene Demby, Stacy-Marie Ishmael, Jazmine Hughes, Ashly Perez, a ~surprise celebrity guest~ and more. This episode has been condensed and edited from two live recordings, at the Jerome L. Greene Space on Dec. 2, and the Bell House on Dec. 5. 

SCC Topics: Women with authority; giving feedback to a mentor; getting a job you think you're not qualified for; toxic work environments and HR.  [Transcript coming soon.]

Jan 18, 2016

Episode 38: Let Black Girls Be Funny (with Janelle James)

Episode Description: We premiere a new segment called White Devil's Advocate, Tracy finds an unexpected Google result during Stacy's Career Corner, and we chat with comic Janelle James. 

SCC Topics: LinkedIn, first impressions, and being mindful of your digital presentation [Transcript coming soon.]

Feb 29, 2016

Episode 44: Mommy's Side Piece (with Eugene Mirman & John Roberts)

Episode Description: Gene and Linda from Bob's Burgers (aka Eugene Mirman and John Roberts, respectively) grace the stude. Plus: a short recap of the Oscars, Stacy's Career Corner tackles internships, and Tracy's plant is trying to kill her.

SCC Topic: Internships [Transcript coming soon.]

Apr 25, 2016

Episode 52: Government Sanctioned Turn Up (with Daveed Diggs)

Episode Description: We chop it up with Daveed Diggs, the Oakland actor and rapper who currently stars as Thomas Jefferson and Lafayette in Hamilton. Plus, Stacy's Career Corner will help you get through making a mistake at work.

SCC Topic: Making a mistake at work [Transcript coming soon.]

Jun 6, 2016

Episode 58: The Job of Pettiness (with Ashley Ford)

Episode Description: Our friend Ashley Ford stops by to talk about money, being petty, and Kenny Loggins. Plus: Stacy-Marie Ishmael is back with Career Corner, and we debut a new segment called You're Cut Off.

SCC Topic: Pay inequity [Transcript coming soon.]

Jun 20, 2016

Episode 60: Down With Sporks (LIVE - with Tunde Olaniran)

Episode Description: We're bringing you a fully live episode! From WNYC's The Greene Space, Stacy's Career Corner tackles questions about being an introvert at work. Then: turn up with the Flint-based musician Tunde Olaniran, recorded at the University of Michigan. 

SCC Topics: Advocating for yourself — if you're an introvert, or if you're being asked to do things outside of your job description [Transcript coming soon.]

Nov 14, 2017

Episode 109: #MeToo (with Stacy-Marie Ishmael)

Episode Description and SCC Topics: This week, professional rabble-rouser Stacy-Marie Ishmael is back in the stude with Stacy's Career Corner. She responds to a range of listener questions, from what to do when you're labelled a "feminazi" at work, to how to handle white male bosses with unchecked power. Plus, we discuss sexual harassment, #MeToo, and fighting back.

[Transcript coming soon.]

And the original, first Another Round appearance:


Jul 7, 2015

Episode 17: Caribbean Vibez (with Stacy-Marie Ishmael)

An interview with BuzzFeed's News App Editor Stacy-Marie Ishmael, listeners call in their microaggressions, and Heben and Tracy get to know each other better.

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