Episode #125: How to Find a Job, Career and Life You Love

With Louis Efron

louis efronToday’s guest has enjoyed a broad set of experiences in his relatively brief time on earth.

Louis Efron’s career credits include Head of Global Employee Engagement for Tesla Motors, International VP of HR for JDA Software, VP of HR for the Fortune 300 medical device company, Stryker and Broadway theatre. He is an award winning human resources executive, entrepreneur, writer, theatre director, producer, consultant, speaker and founder of the charity World Child Cancer USA.

He has lived and worked throughout the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He studied Labor Relations at Cornell University, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Advanced Leadership at Harvard Business School. He holds a BA from California State University, Fullerton, as well as a BS and JD from Saratoga University School of Law.

Oh, and in his spare time, he writes books. He’s currently working on his second book concerning the organizational intersection between purpose and execution. The book we discuss today is his first. It’s called How to Find a Job, Career and Life You  Love: A Journey to Purpose, Fulfillment and Life Happiness.

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In today’s episode, Louis and I discuss:

  • How to “recast” your resume to better reflect the job or career you’re seeking
  • The clues your childhood might hold to discovering what you were meant to do
  • What to do if and when your true gifts aren’t necessarily obvious to you
  • And a lot more…

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Louis Efron’s Latest Book

You can order your copy of How to Find a Job, Career and Life You  Love: A Journey to Purpose, Fulfillment and Life Happiness right now.

Louis in Action

Louis Efron on Employee Engagement from Louis Efron on Vimeo.

Books Louis Recommends

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John C. Maxwell

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Louis Efron’s Resources

The best place to find out more about Louis is at his company website.

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