We're always looking for new ways to educate ourselves on the latest job hunting and career development methods. 2018 has been called the golden age of podcasting, and the massive volume of inspiring audio content can feel overwhelming. Our career building experts at Mid-America Careers have checked out hundreds of podcasts, and we’re here to help narrow things down. Find out what to listen to at the gym or while commuting to REALLY grow your career and stay on top. 

School of Greatness

School of Greatness

Find out what makes the greatest people great and how to apply those lessons to your life. Join NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes as he shares inspiring stories from the most brilliant business minds, world-class athletes and influential celebrities on the planet.

Episodes range from interviews with incredible game changers in entrepreneurship, health, athletics, mindset, and relationships, to solo rounds with the host, Lewis Howes. Past guests on the show have included powerhouses like Tony Robbins, Alanis Morissette, Scooter Braun, Julianne Hough, Jack Canfield, Arianna Huffington, and so many more. 


Lessons from a QuitterLessons from a Quitter

Hosted by Goli Kalkhoran, a lawyer-turned-entrepreneur, lessons from a quitter is a podcast, and community, based on the belief that it is never too late to start over. Join in each week as they talk to inspiring guests who, after spending years obtaining advanced degrees and climbing the corporate ladder, quit to forge their path to a more fulfilling life.

This podcast highlights the stories of inspiring people in the same situation who decided to buck conventional thinking, quit, and create a life they love. Through their stories, you can find inspiration, support, and some resources to help you on your journey.


JoblabThe Job Lab

The Job Lab is a weekly podcast where career experts, top HR execs, best-selling authors, and world-class thought leaders teach and discuss the skills and tools you need to master to create a career you love.

Host, Nick J. Murphy guides listeners through a series of insightful interviews designed to inspire and motivate you to push through and keep working to build the career you’re meant to have. Both the tactical and intangible parts of career advancement and job search are explored in unique and inspiring ways that leave you feeling confident, informed and ready to take your career to the next level.


James AltucherThe James Altucher Show

James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, investor, board member, and the writer of 11 books including the recent WSJ Bestseller, "Choose Yourself!”. He's run several hedge funds, venture capital funds, and is a successful angel investor in technology, energy, and biotech. He has also lost all his money, made it back, lost it, made it back several times and openly discusses how he did it in his podcast. Learn how to traverse the ups and downs of business from a man who's experienced it all before. We love James' straight-talking, irreverent style, and the real-life stories he shares about interactions that have led him to where he is today.


Career Tools

Career Tools

Career Tools is a weekly podcast focused on specific actions you can take to grow and enhance your career, whether you are a manager or not. Whether you are interested in jump-starting a stalled career or sharpening your edge, Career Tools is the podcast for you. Since 2005, Career Tools has been offering expert interviews, annual career checkups, tips for updating your resume, The recommendations are actionable and there is a nice mix of the moderators sharing their experience. Their goal is to make Every Professional Productive (TM).



48 Days48 Days to the Work You Love Internet Radio Show

Join Dan Miller every week for the "48 Days To The Work You Love" Internet Radio Show. Dan specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work blends our natural skills and abilities, our unique personality traits and our dreams and passions. Dan is active in helping individuals redirect careers, evaluate new income sources, and achieve balanced living. He also has an online community with over 15,000 active “eaglepreneurs”!



Happen to your careerHappen to your Career

Want to do work you love? This show provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.

We all have either been in a position of absolutely dreading going to work because we dislike what we're doing—or know someone who feels that way.  It is all too common in our society for people to go their entire lives and never get to do what they want to do. We reason that it's irresponsible or impossible to like going to work every day.

The Happen To Your Career team wholeheartedly rejects these beliefs!  You can find work that you love.  You can make a difference in your family, your community, and your world.  You can have a job or own a business where you can't wait to get to work in the morning, and you love every minute you're there.  If you "Happen to Your Career" then you can happen to your life!


Beyond todo
Beyond the To-Do List

Productivity is key whether you're looking to build your career or find a new one. Learn how to choose the right projects, tasks, and goals in work and life. Go Beyond the To-Do List! Beyond the To-Do List will help you do that with conversations with the people behind the productivity. The host, Erik Fisher, talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. They offer ideas for apps, tools, life hacks, and expert advice that's sure to provide at least one actionable takeaway each week. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and be inspired and instructed on how to move forward yourself.


The Productivityist

We just can't get enough of productivity tips. Getting more done in less time gives us more freedom to enjoy the things we really love in life, so we're always looking for new ideas. Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational is for you.


voice of job seekers
The Voice of Job Seekers

The Voice of Job Seekers podcast aims to help unemployed, underemployed and underappreciated job seekers remain informed, educated, and empowered during their job search. They explore career trends and practices by leading conversations with career experts, authors, and coaches landing practical advice for you to use.  They also dish out advice to suit all your resume, cover letter. It is all about the job seeker and managing the challenges that affect their lives.


We hope our suggestions give you some insight into new approaches to your career and productive job searching techniques. Constantly learning from people at the top of their game will bring fresh perspectives and ideas. Now it's time to download those podcasts, plug in those earbuds, and learn something!

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