Enhancing your own professional development is certainly time and effort well-invested. You are most likely seeing your devotion to your career development paying off in one, if not many, ways. Working on your next career steps can be very rewarding and exciting, but I find there is one specific area of career development that professionals […]
You feel like time is running out and your back is against the wall; that’s how a job hunt can sometimes feel. You had high expectations to land the perfect job doing exactly what you do best. You visualized it unfolding so beautifully; sending your dream company a resume, wowing them at the interview, getting […]
Navigating a job search is a lot of work and can also have an impact on your emotions and confidence. Here are seven things to do to get yourself in a position to look for that next job.
Working with a Career Coach is a terrific investment in your career and your life. You’d expect me to say that, of course, but I think you’d be convinced too, if you have seen as many transformations as I have. My colleagues and I are committed to making professional life better, and we get excited […]
Are you currently working in your childhood dream job? Most of us are not; only 25% of all Americans have followed their bliss from when they were young (LinkedIn survey). However for those who didn’t pursue a career as an astronaut, veterinarian or race car driver, take heart; you can still have a rewarding and valuable […]
My mom entered the workforce in 1972. She was a newly single mom with two grade-school children and a mortgage to pay. She was probably scared to death about how she was going to make ends meet. I was too young at the time to pay attention to what she was doing, much less how […]
As a career strategist, a big part of my job is providing career advice. One question I’m often asked is whether I think it’s okay for someone to leave their current job before they have another one. Two thoughts immediately pop into my mind.