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EP243 How to Network with Power Players with Katie Burke of HubSpot

Eleanor Beaton
Eleanor Beaton
EP243 How to Network with Power Players with Katie Burke of HubSpot
Katie Burke is the Chief People Officer of HubSpot, an organization famous for an exceptional culture that emphasizes inclusion, diversity, and support. Due to Katie’s efforts, included HubSpot in the list of “100 Best Workplaces for Women.” While Katie runs several teams in the human resources department, at a high level, her primary focus is the candidate and employee experience.

Katie joins me on today’s episode to share how to advance your career as you network with senior leaders and the significant life-altering lessons she learned in her career journey. She talks about when the ideal time is to think about your next career move and how to create an outstanding culture that is female-friendly and supports inclusion and diversity.


“Do anything that shows that you’re willing to take the jump from intent to action.” – Katie Burke


Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • Katie’s career journey from something she endured to something close to her heart
  • What gave her the courage to make the jump and shift careers
  • Why you should pay attention to the things you do when no one’s watching
  • What to do when you stop believing in the leadership of your organization
  • The challenge of having Impostor Syndrome
  • Redefining “do your homework”
  • The one thing that’s going to make a significant change in the workplace culture
  • Her top three success factors


Katie’s Advice for Fierce Feminine Leaders:

  • Be willing to make a risky jump in your career.
  • Do your homework first if you plan to network with senior leaders.
  • Meeting people where they are physically is good, but be open to their preferred channel to network.
  • Maximize your in-person time.
  • Don’t ask them basic day-to-day questions.


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