Our Mission

Our belief is that we can all learn from the experiences of others. We are the premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website. Our site is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. Find your passion and land your dream job today!

Our Founders

Bill Glading

Born and raised in Bethesda, MD, Bill attended The University of Virginia and graduated in 2003 with a BA in Economics. Bill was a two-sport (Lacrosse, Basketball) athlete at The University of Virginia. Bill spent four years working as a commercial insurance broker in Chicago and Washington DC. Seeing a need for, and value in, a more video focused career exploration tool, Bill partnered with Neilye Garrity to create CandidCareer.com. The two hit the streets (originally with a small Flip camera) to find out what people do professionally and their reasons for doing it. What ensued was an outpouring of valuable career information and heartfelt advice, which was all captured on camera. Along with his many other duties, Bill remains active in Candid Career filming.

In addition to running Candid Career, Bill remains involved in his other two passions, music and sports. Musically, Bill has co-written songs on three albums for a local DC musician. Athletically, Bill won a NCAA National Championship at The University of Virginia, played professional lacrosse in the MLL for five years, and now coaches youth lacrosse.

Neilye Garrity

Born and raised in Lancaster, PA, Neilye attended The Pennsylvania State University and graduated in 2004 with a degree in Information Sciences and Technology. While attending Penn State she lettered for four years in field hockey. Neilye worked as an Information Technology Consultant for IBM in the Washington DC area from 2004 to 2010. Neilye's knowledge of designing websites and her passion for education made the decision to start CandidCareer.com easy. Neilye partnered with Bill to achieve their mission of providing a more enjoyable and efficient career website to assist young adults in answering one of the most difficult questions, “What do I do with my life?”

In addition to running Candid Career, Neilye coaches youth field hockey and is an active tri-athlete. Neilye helped lead her field hockey team at Penn State to a NCAA National Runner-up title in 2002 and served as a captain of her team in 2003. Neilye completed the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Ironman in 2010.

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Our Partners

LEAPLaunched in 1999, LEAP has supported students of all ages in their quest to achieve academic and personal success. Driven by a passion for working with parents, teachers and children, LEAP has played a positive role in countless lives. We are honored to play a small role in such an important effort. LEAP instruction is personal, private and affordable. They are an anti-franchise - locally owned and operated. LEAP knows students as well as universities throughout the United States which enables them to advise you regardless of location. Candid Career videos are now offered to all LEAP program participants.

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Recent Press

Candid Career Co-Founder Neilye Garrity interviewed on The LinkedIn Lady Show Candid Career Co-Founder Neilye Garrity interviewed on The LinkedIn Lady Show

Download the Podcast: Video Marketing Myths!

Candid Career Co-Founder Neilye Garrity featured on College Smart Radio Candid Career Co-Founder Neilye Garrity featured on College Smart Radio

Blog Post on: The Importance of Early Career Exploration

College Funding Resource Candid Career Founder, Billy Glading featured on PodCast
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Washington Business Tonight Show (News Channel 8) Candid Career Founder, Billy Glading interviews with Washington Business Tonight Show

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