You have a hunch that you’d be much better suited to work in another field, but the prospect of making a career change feels daunting. One way to handle this transition is to continue working at your current job as you build the relevant background to easily make the change. While venturing into a new […]
This week I’m sharing a story about a recent epiphany I had. We all take care of a lot of different areas of our lives at any given time. In fact, there’s at least seven areas that everyone deals with- health, work, relationships (including family), fun, rest (restoration), finances, and home. That’s a long list. […]
All of us living in the digital age see a lot of photos like this one (that’s me in Central Park!) of people doing interesting things, looking happy, and overall experiencing things that we want. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blogs, and online photo albums give us much more information about our extended network than ever before. […]
Do you find yourself saying things like the following statements when asked about what’s next for your career? “I don’t know.” “I feel trapped.” “I’m just so stuck.” “I’m frozen.” “I don’t feel confident enough.” “I’m at a loss.” “I don’t know the right choice.” “I’m not sure.” “I can’t seem to move forward.” “It […]
One of the things I love most about being a coach is that I’m surrounded by people who are interested in improving themselves and their lives. (People like you!) This drive to reach our next level is a big and powerful deal.
Today’s One Minute Job Search School topic addresses a really common place where people can get confused in terms of figuring out their next career move. Check it out below and avoid this mistake! Where are you really? In career exploration or job searching mode? Or both?! Leave a comment below.
This article was originally published on Gen Y Girl on October 15th, 2013. It was July. Hot. I was sitting on a curb in DC in business casual attire during my lunch break, sweating not only from the summer sun, but also from the decision I’d been rolling over in my mind for the past […]
This week I’m sharing one of my favorite stories. Sometimes it’s easier to see ourselves in a story about someone else, and I’m pretty sure everyone will be able to see themselves in today’s video. The story illustrates the idea that arguing with what’s actually happening in the moment can cause us stress and divert […]
Here are the top three career coaching lessons I’ve learned over the years. Enjoy! 1) There is a much greater diversity of career options available than you realize. I once saw a display of kindergartener’s depictions of what they wanted to be when they grew up. The most frequently occurring choice? Professional athlete. Why? Probably […]
The first Tuesday of each month I provide a quick, easy to implement tip that relates to job searching in my One Minute Job Search School series. Now and again people get into a pinch regarding recommendations. They may have left a previous job on not so great terms, worked for only one employer, or […]