You’ve done well in school. You’re successful in your work. You’re a talented and capable person. So why are you having so much trouble figuring out what you want to be doing with your life?
Career clarity is having confidence and enthusiasm for a specific career direction. When you have career clarity you’re able to set goals, progress towards them, and grow in the direction of your strengths and interests. So, what happens when you don’t have career clarity?
In over a decade of working as a career coach, I’ve noticed that there are common symptoms that professionals experience when they’re in a career path this is out of alignment for them. Check out this list to see if you’re in the wrong career path.
In my decade plus of career coaching experience, I notice that we can go about our careers and our corresponding paychecks in two very different ways. We can go for chameleon money, where we mask who we really are, bend into any shape for a paycheck, and lose track of something precious. This shows up […]
As career coaches, my team and I see a lot of people who are wanting that next, great opportunity to land NOW (if not yesterday). They’re in an in-between place and dealing with a lot of unknowns. It’s uncomfortable! We’re all in an in-between place and dealing with a lot of unknowns with COVID-19. So, […]
We’re in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. What does that mean for you? Maybe you’re freaking out, nervous, or worried.Maybe you’re holding on tight to that secure job.Maybe you’re flooded with extra responsibilities.Maybe you’re feeling guilty that things are going just fine.Or maybe you’re reveling in your freed up calendar. We’re seeing all of […]
The question might seem commonplace or trite. “Of course, I’m in. I’m here, aren’t I?” But, we ask if you’re all in because commitment is key to finally landing in that better career, that better life. Because if you aren’t committed to finding your right career, you might continue this cycle… 11:00pm Another day, another […]
We don’t mean to get a little cheesy here, but it’s 100% true that you can turn your dreams into reality. And there isn’t a super secret way to do it either. Now, doesn’t that feel like a relief? First, let’s talk about those life-changing dreams. 6:00pm at work You wish the day was over […]
When was the last time you left work on time? With energy to go to the gym or out for a drink with friends? Has it been that long? Really? Sounds like you’re stuck in an energy-zapping loop, my friend. Like this… 4:00pm In most workplaces, people go home at 5:00pm, so for them the […]
We hear it all the time, that someone has sent out dozens of resumes, and heard back nary a peep. It’s like they all went into the darkest, deepest abyss on the planet. What we know for sure is that it really doesn’t matter how many resumes you fire off if you haven’t done the […]