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The Money JAR Episode #12: How Do I Find My Dream Job?

In today’s show Todd and Evan talk to Linda Schwartz, a partner and publisher of career guidance materials for kids and adults, about how to prepare children for the work force, focusing on key characteristics and activities to promote leadership, organization, communication, and team building skills they will need to find their dream job.

 

Linda Schwartz is a partner of Career Kids, LLC, which has been publishing quality career and guidance materials for over 16 years. Linda has worked in the publishing and marketing industry ever since her first job after college with Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. She’s also a founding board member for Rocklin Academy, a WASC certified charter school in Placer County, CA. She has three kids, two of whom are in college, a husband, and numerous animals.

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Todd Yuzuriha and Evan Wilson

Evan is a senior research analyst and principal at Pacific Crest, a top technology boutique investment bank. He leads the firm’s coverage of the Internet, social media and games. He was recognized in Institutional Investor‘s All-American Research Team in the leisure (2005, 2007-2010), software (2005, 2007-2011) and Internet (2011) categories. He frequently appears on CNBC and at industry conferences, and is often quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Evan graduated from Linfield College, where he studied finance and computer science and was an Academic All-American.

Todd is passionate about personal finance and began investing at age 12. He retired as Vice President of Engi-neering for Logitech, where he led product development of the company's audio and video game products. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Labtec, Senior Director at Sharp Microelectronics, and Engineering Manager at Tektronix. Todd has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Stanford, a master's degree in engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland. Todd is married and has 3 children. He serves on the boards of Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and plays trumpet.