How to Relate to Your Job Title

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What’s in a title?

To what extent does your title concern you?

Titles may be a thing at networking events or cocktail parties. And your family and friends will celebrate a title upgrade with you.

But are titles that important? A few years ago, many online publications said they absolutely were important, especially in a job search. 

However, is this still the state of affairs?

To dive more deeply into the topic for this episode, I reached out to a colleague of mine, Alicia Canario.

Meet Alicia Canario

Alicia is a strategic HR leader with 25+ years global experience leading high performing teams and partnering with leaders to execute business objectives. She has a successful track record of leading manufacturing organizations through change management and proven experience securing top talent to meet business objectives.

Her educational credentials include a B.S in psychology from the University of Illinois-UC, M.S. degree in Human Resources from Loyola University Chicago, MBTI (Meyers Briggs) certification, and senior level certifications from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

In this title episode Alicia and I discuss…

  • How our drive to get big titles can cause us to end up in positions that do not suit or fulfill us.
  • Alicia’s journey to find the right fit, regardless of title.
  • How realizing what you don’t want can help you pivot to what you do want.
  • Questions you can ask yourself to get out of a “not right fit” position.
  • The mindset challenges that you need to overcome to take action.

How to find Alicia:

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