We are a society of quick fixes and this “now” urgency filters into most areas of our lives. I see it manifested in the way that we search for jobs. We want the perfect, shiny, easy solution to discovering and achieving what we really want to do in our professional lives. We’re given so many examples in t.v., radio, and movies of these fabulous people who seem to have it all figured out and are making millions. In most cases, the having it all together and figured out part is far from reality. If you knew all the factors [...]
When I began my training as a Career Coach, my coaching mentor told us that the key in finding your ideal career is to look back at your childhood. What did you love to do? What filled you with joy? It’s a question that I’ve attempted to answer and one that I asked my clients often. However, it is has was never easy for my clients, or myself, to answer. It’s not that there weren’t things we loved to do as children, it’s just that over the years it has become increasingly difficult to recall them. Years of work [...]
It’s the beginning of another New Year. Some people may find themselves looking forward to meeting the challenges of the New Year and celebrating success in new ventures or careers. However, chances are many people who are reading this article are being impacted by the many changes that are affecting our economy. If you are out of work or worried about your job stability, 2010 is the year to really look within and examine some of the career ideas you have toyed with over the years.
If you are like me, you may have tons of ideas going through [...]