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I am a Dentist

on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

He’s a superhero in the dentistry world! From helping people to fighting gingivitis and managing multiple companies, Dr. Bryan Laskin is busier than the tooth fairy! He tells us about the relationship between dentistry and entrepreneurship, how he got started and the best advice he has for young people considering this career. The entrepreneur side: As a dentist, Dr. Laskin...

I am a published author!

on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Growing up reading authors like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, Holly Jacobs was destined to write! She is a romance author who has published over 50 books in her career. She tells us how she turned her passion into a career, the challenges of working from home and her advice for future writers!   LINKS: Website: Holly’s newest book “These Three...

What does the Head Team Physician for The Cleveland Browns do?

on Mon, Nov 16, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

What’s it like being the team doctor for an NFL team? James Voos, MD is the Division Chief, Sports Medicine, at UH Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also the Head Team Physician for The Cleveland Browns, UH Case Medical Center. He takes care of athletes from High School to the pros! EDUCATION: Undergraduate degree – Drake University Medical / Professional...

I am a Technology Director in education

on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Sparking a change in education, Mike Daugherty is using his IT career to integrate technology into the 21st century classroom. In his current role as Director of Technology for Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools, Mike ensures students and teachers have the latest and greatest tools for a changing world. It’s an IT career where helping young people succeed is the focus.   LINKS:...

I am an Entrepreneur

on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

  From Emmy-winning TV reporter and anchor to successful business owner, Kristi Piehl has taken her passion and turned it into an amazing career. She founded Media Minefield, a news-driven PR agency on a mission to change the perception of the industry. Kristi shares her story, the challenges of starting a business and the importance of taking a leap of faith!   LINKS:...

I am a Media Production Strategist

on Wed, Oct 21, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Jennifer Guerrieri tells stories for a living! As a media production strategist for University Hospitals of Cleveland, Jennifer works at the intersection of journalism and marketing, producing stories about technology, innovation and the human spirit while promoting University Hospitals brand and mission. If you enjoy social media, video production and storytelling this could...

I work in Public Relations

on Wed, Oct 14, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Are you a positive person? Would you like a career where you get to share good news? That’s exactly what Charlene Paparizos does every day! In her 25 years of experience in public relations and corporate marketing, Charlene has planned music festivals, walked the red carpet at the CMAs, and helped schools, non-profits and corporations share their stories with the people that...

I am a Communications Manager for an airport

on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

When she’s not hanging with Sammy Hagar or preparing for President Obama’s visits to the rock ‘n’ roll capital of the world, Michele Dynia is coordinating with the media and communicating with the public. It’s all in a day’s work for the acting Communications Manager at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Michele tells us how she landed a dream...

I am a Communication Manager

on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Hadie has worked in television marketing, public relations for a non-profit and managed national campaigns for Sherwin-Williams. She talks about career opportunities with a communications degree, the future of social media jobs and how to be a great intern.     LINKS   Linkedin: Twitter: @RedFreckleFarm Overdrive:

I am a General Contractor

on Wed, Sep 23, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

When you want something done right… hire someone who knows what they’re doing! Ross Roland, General Contractor, talks about what it takes to successfully run a building project, why working with your hands is a skill everyone should have and the role his father played in molding his life.

I am a quality designer for video games at EA

on Sun, Sep 20, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Having worked on games like Battlefield, Medal of Honor and Command and Conquer. Brian Paoloni has played several roles in the video game industry, currently as a quality designer for Electronic Arts. He tells us why his current position is considered experimental and how he landed his first job as a video game tester. LINKS Website: Twitter: @brianpaoloni

I am an Assistant Marketing Director for the Performing Arts

on Sun, Sep 20, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

The force is strong with this podcast! Jason Swank is Assistant Marketing Director for Playhouse Square, the second largest performing arts district in the country! He is also a Star Wars enthusiast and podcaster. Basically, he has the best jobs in the world! He tells us about his working career behind-the-scenes in the theatre and how taking a chance can really pay off!...

I am a Television Producer Editor

on Wed, Sep 2, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

  3x Emmy Award Winner! Sarah Kotzman is a graphic designer, photographer and producer/editor for some of the nation’s top television shows, including Ellen and The Olympics. She shares her journey from PA to L.A., what she did to land a job in Hollywood and how aspiring video editors can get noticed!     LINKS Website:

I am a General Machining Supervisor

on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

Bob Dietz is a champion for manufacturing! Bob spent 18 years developing fully functional and working tools and parts for medical and aerospace manufacturing as a prototype machinist! He tells us how there are more good paying jobs available than he can fill and explains the difference between careers in manufacturing and factories.       LINKS Website:

I work in Movie Marketing

on Wed, Aug 12, 2015 | By Amanda Subler

A career promoting movies: Kim does marketing and public relations for Warner Brothers, Sony, Lionsgate and other motion picture studios. She plans events and movie screenings for some of your favorite movies. Kim and assistant Alyssa tell us about hanging with celebrities, watching hundreds of movies and what it takes to score this blockbuster career.   LINKS Twitter:...