10 Career Podcasts That Will Inspire You on the Daily

January 29th, 2018 at 2:00am
career podcasts

While interning and in college, most of us are running around in search of as much life and career advice we can get. But whether you’re getting words of wisdom from family, friends, or teachers, sometimes it seems like everyone is just saying the same things over and over again. That’s why every once in a while, we just need a fresh perspective. So who better to seek counsel from than some of our favorite industry insiders? If you’re in search of some (actually) helpful career tips and tricks, check out these 10 podcasts to subscribe to this week.

If You’re Unsure of Where to Start: No Limits

ABC News journalist Rebecca Jarvis sits down with inspiring and influential women spanning across various careers as they discuss their paths to success and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

If You Dream of Becoming a Full-Time Influencer or Blogger: The Goal Digger

Hosted by marketing and social media guru Jenna Kutcher, this workshop-style podcast is perfect for creatives looking for advice and training on how to create your own business and brand.

If You Want to Start a Business But Are Not Sure What to Do Next: The Creative Empire

Listen along as some of today’s biggest influencers discuss the ups and downs of starting your own business and chat about some of the common problems (and solutions) that they face in their everyday work.

If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed as a Creative: Magic Lessons

Hosted by best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert, this podcast is a must-listen for all aspiring creatives. Gilbert sits down with authors, comedians, photographers, bloggers, and more to talk about overcoming their fears and finding their footing in their industries.

If Want to Achieve Work-Life Balance: Being Boss

Creative “bosses” Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon sit down with other leaders to discuss building a successful business without losing yourself along the way.

If You Dream of a Career in the Fashion or Beauty Industry: Office Hours With College Fashionista

CF’s very own podcast features our founder, Amy Levin, as she chats with some of the most inspiring and influential insiders that the fashion and beauty industry has to offer.

If You Feel Like You’re Never Doing Enough: Heroine

Hosted by women’s creative leadership coach Majo Molfino, Heroine features various women creative leaders as they debunk the idea of “overnight success” and share their own stories of achieving their goals.

If You’re an Aspiring Artist: Rookie

Listen as Rookie Mag’s editor-in-chief, Tavi Gevinson, interviews artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists, and more about life, love, and being successful in today’s world.

If You Want to Pave Your Own Path: Girlboss Radio

Hosted by Nasty Gal founder and #Girlboss author Sophia Amoruso, Girlboss Radio features women pushing boundaries in their fields who provide advice on how they made their way to where they are today.

If You’re Not Sure What to Do With That Communications Degree: Coffee Break w/ NYWICI

This career-oriented podcast features conversations with women in various roles within the communications industry as they make their way through different stages of their career.

What are your favorite career podcasts? Let us know in the comments below!

Featured photo by @coexvst.


  • Casey Nalley

    I'm a senior at the University of Kentucky, studying Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies. I like to spend my free time painting my nails, watching Rocket Power reruns, and writing about anything and everything. I also have a bit of an obsession with Winona Ryder's fashion and films, torn jeans, and contemporary, garage rock.