The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now by Meg Jay, PhD In the space of a generation an entire decade of adult life has undergone a huge transformation. Our twenties are now less likely to be tied up with a mortgage and kids, which means they can […]
What can you do to make today awesome?
Is your schedule bursting at the seams? Learn what to do about it.
For the past three years I’ve steadily worked as a life and career coach. That’s what you’ll see on my website and mostly hear from me on my blog and in my speeches. It’s work that I adore completely and feel extremely fortunate to have been able to create for myself. I haven’t been completely […]
Alison’s Note: I recently received an email update from an attendee at one of my presentations. Earlier this year he had been uncertain about putting all his job search efforts toward one dream organization that he really wanted to work for. He wondered at what point he should broaden his job search to include other […]
I am beginning to interview recruiters/ graduate school admissions officers as part of my “Applicant Interview Series”. Email me if you know someone who might be interested in participating in this interview series. Thanks!
Nigel Marsh’s entertaining TED talk on work/life balance caught my interest due to one concept in particular. About halfway through his talk he shares his ideal day. His day includes time with his dog, his wife, his work, his kids, and his friends, all broken up into neat little segments. After describing this day (which only […]
Remember that almost any career decision you make can be tweaked down the road.
Learn a helpful perspective to take as you think about making career decisions. This is particularly meant for those of you who are paralyzed by the fear of making a mistake.