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The Widest Net podcast shares the many ways entrepreneurs and small business owners can build a thriving business through partnership development, relationship marketing and community building. Show host and award-winning author Pamela Slim will bring diverse experts to the table to both talk about the fundamentals of inclusive business building as well as remove the roadblocks that prevent people from building feasible and sustainable marketing practices. Unlock untapped markets and discover new customers right in front of you on every episode.

Nov 1, 2023

"Believing in yourself and feeling good about yourself is so critical to having a seat at the table. Focus on more than just the job hunt, find your purpose and regain that confidence." ~ Nori Jabba


In this episode of The Widest Net Podcast, Pam is joined by Nori Jabba, a highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in corporate, real estate, community development, and affordable housing. Graduating from Grinnell College with a degree in English and earning a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University, Nori's educational background complements her vast career knowledge.

After deciding to reenter the job market, Nori encountered unexpected challenges and rejections, prompting her to delve into the intricacies of job hunting for middle-aged women. Through meticulous research and candid conversations, Nori gained invaluable insights into the barriers and biases faced by individuals in her demographic. Sharing her experiences and newfound wisdom in her memoir and guide, "Keeping Your Seat at the Table," Nori empowers others to reclaim their confidence and navigate career transitions in middle age. Don't miss this episode as Nori shares her journey and offers practical advice for success.


Here’s what you can expect from this episode: 

  • Gain practical strategies for navigating career transitions later in life and finding success in new opportunities
  • Learn effective techniques for overcoming the challenges of job hunting and standing out in a competitive market
  • Discover ways to regain confidence in your abilities and showcase your valuable skills and experience in middle age
  • Embrace the age and experience that comes with maturity, and leverage it as an asset in your career transition
  • Stay connected and relevant in your industry by learning how to adapt to new technologies and trends
  • Develop a growth mindset and cultivate adaptability to navigate the changing job market with confidence

Remember we all need each other - life and work is better together.


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