Podcasts have become incredibly popular and incredibly diverse. There are podcasts on almost every topic you could imagine (and some which we had no idea could even be a topic)! It does mean that choosing which ones to listen to is a tough decision. These are a few of top suggestions for anyone about to begin a new job.
Host Jenny Blake inspires listeners to find “opportunity in unexpected places through practical tips and tools”.
In a world which is constantly changing, this podcast offers advice on how to make the most of the changes which will likely come your way.
“A podcast about the internet” that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it.” – The Guardian.
This is an especially good choice for anyone whose new job is based in technology.
Lead to Win
This podcast provides “actionable insights to help you win at work, succeed at life, and lead with confidence”.
Some top picks from past episodes include “Generosity pays”, “How to deliver on deadline”, and “Self-care as a leadership discipline”.
Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!
This is a weekly hour-long quiz show from NPR. It’ll keep you up to date on the latest goings-on in the US and the wider world.
The reason it’s a good one to listen to if you’re starting a new job? It’ll give you lots of subjects which you can use to get a good conversation going with your new colleagues.
“There’s a ‘Manager Tools’ podcast for dealing with every situation you find yourself in. From hiring to managing your admin and from performance reviews to body odour, there’s a cast for that.”
Whatever your new job may be, there’ll definitely be some podcast episodes from Manager Tools that will help you to excel in your new role.