Jim Citrin to Host “Career Playbook Radio,” New Career Show for Millennials and Young Professionals on SiriusXM

SiriusXM today announced the launch of “Career Playbook Radio,” an all-new career advice show hosted by Jim Citrin, partner at executive search firm Spencer Stuart and best-selling author on leadership and career success. “Career Playbook Radio” is focused on giving millennials, young professionals, and parents of recent college grads expert insight into getting a great job and laying the foundation for a successful career.

“Career Playbook Radio” will be a weekly conversation with top executives, industry veterans, and thought leaders sharing their personal experience and knowledge with aspiring young professionals who are seeking to carve out a distinctive place with their careers in the first decade after graduation.

Each week, “Career Playbook Radio” will feature a wide slate of leaders from top companies and institutions, including: Gail McGovern, CEO and President, American Red Cross; Justin Smith, CEO, Bloomberg Media Group; J. Patrick Doyle, CEO and President of Domino’s Pizza Inc.; Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google Inc.; Lori Goler, Vice President of Human Resources and Recruiting at Facebook, Inc.; Kristen Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Alumni & MBA Career and Professional Development, Harvard Business School; Admiral Eric Olson, retired Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM); and Soo Hong, Chief Human Resource Officer, WeWork.

“‘Career Playbook Radio’ is a truly unique opportunity to use the reach and impact of SiriusXM to help graduating college students, aspiring young professionals, and their families get a great job and build a successful career,” says Jim Citrin, author of “The Career Playbook, Essential Advice for Today’s Aspiring Young Professional.” “This is a topic I’m absolutely passionate about – helping young people in their 20s succeed in their careers.”

“Jim Citrin has provided wise and experienced counsel to a generation of business leaders; now he will provide that valuable counsel to the next generation of young adults looking for career guidance in one of the most competitive marketplaces ever,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “With jobs in some sectors drawing hundreds or thousands of candidates, and hiring standards and protocol in flux, people are looking for help. On each show, Jim and an array of executives and educators will guide listeners with practical, real-world advice on launching and advancing their careers.”

The 6-week series, “Career Playbook Radio,” will launch on May 16, and air Saturdays at 5:00 pm, and rebroadcast on Sundays at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm (all times Eastern) on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121. Subscribers will also be able to listen to the show via SiriusXM On Demand on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com.

Jim Citrin is a noted expert on leadership, executive success, and CEO succession. He is the author of six books, including the critically acclaimed “You Need a Leader, Now What? How to Choose the Best Person for Your Organization,” and international bestsellers, “You’re in Charge, Now What?” and “The Five Patterns of Extraordinary Careers.”

Jim is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters and heads Spencer Stuart’s North American CEO Practice. Throughout his 21 years at Spencer Stuart, Jim has worked with clients on more than 600 CEO, board director, and top management searches for leading media, technology, communications and consumer companies, as well as private-equity firms and major not-for-profit institutions.