Episode 098 - Special Holiday 2023 Series: Unpolished GOLD - Journey Beyond Entrepreneurship w/Jibril Sulaiman

Unpolished MBA

Dec 20 2023 • 31 mins

Holiday Series 2023 - Unpolished MBA Gold: Mining For Talent In Transition

This episode features a conversation with Jibril Sulaiman where he shares his diverse career journey, from entrepreneurship to now pursuing traditional employment opportunities in project management, and the lessons learned along the way.

Some Topics Discussed Include:

The Recruitment Maze:

  • Jibril's experience with Amazon's recruitment system and how it unexpectedly hindered his job prospects.

Transitioning from Entrepreneurship to Traditional Employment:

  • The biases and challenges faced when shifting from an entrepreneurial role to a full-time job.
  • Jibril's encounter with a resume coach and her perspective on his hireability due to his entrepreneurial background.

Career Evolution:

  • His diverse entrepreneurial endeavors, including tech startups and small businesses.
  • His insights into leveraging skills gained from entrepreneurship in other professional roles.

The Power of Continuous Learning:

  • Jibril’s approach to acquiring new skills and certifications to enhance his career prospects, including in project management.

The Role of AI Project Management:

  • Views on the emerging role of AI in project management, the workplace, and its potential to supplement job roles.

Advice for Aspiring Professionals:

  • Jibril's guidance for individuals looking to navigate their career paths with agility and openness to new experiences.

Follow Jibril Sulaiman

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jibrilsulaiman/

Personal Website: https://JibrilSulaiman.com

Book Recommendation: The E-Myth Revisited (here on Amazon!)

Follow Monique Mills

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniquemills/

Bio Website: https://moniquemills.biz/

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