Feb. 17, 2021

Alvin Meledath: How to Give Back Using Career Communities with Co-founder of Customer Buds


Alvin Meledath is the Co-founder of Customer Buds & a passionate CX enthusiast at Softchoice & Wonsulting. He loves helping students and early professionals by creating opportunities for them to network, seek support and mentorship. He completed his third Masters last year and loves learning, creating, and giving back.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alvin-meledath/?originalSubdomain=ca

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alvinmeledath/

Customer Buds: https://customerbuds.com/

Website: https://www.alvinmeledath.com/

Chapter Markers/Timestamps: 

  • 00:00 - Introduction - Alvin Meladath
  • 01:44 - Growth mindset and early beginnings pursuing education
  • 07:25 - The story behind "Unmuted Generations" and why the podcast was started
  • 13:26 - Cultivating the desire to help others and joining non-profits
  • 19:03 - Living in a new society as an international student
  • 23:00 - Mentorship & asking for help
  • 33:15 - Bravery and taking chances, how to face rejection and grow past mistakes
  • 38:35 - Customer Buds
  • 42:36 - Is it better to be a "Generalist" or "Specialist"?
  • 46:10 - Future plans with Customer Buds in 2021

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