All posts by: Stephanie Licata

About Stephanie Licata

I recently posted a lengthy thought on Facebook about leaving toxic situations or relationships. I got so much feedback, comments, and private messages, I felt compelled to share this with others as it relates to one’s professional life. If you find yourself in a toxic work environment that is affecting your health, well-being and sense […]

I don’t mean to brag but I simply do have the smartest clients. No matter who I work with, I am so impressed by their intelligence, integrity, and their commitment to moving forward professionally. Our intelligence and our professional talent is not always in charge of our confidence. When we launch in to job searching, […]

Job interviews are nerve-wracking. These days, the process before even getting a live interview is torture enough. It’s been said that preparation is everything and when it comes to job interviews, this couldn’t be more accurate. Having been a contract recruiter, hiring consultant, career coach and recently going through my own career transition in the […]

No matter what stage of your career you are in, job searching in the digital world can be the most demoralizing processes around. It makes online dating look semi-fun. What is more personal than getting NO answer from dozens of resumes and cover letters? Do you want the truth? NOTHING. While you are sitting tearing […]

My Generation X Confession When I made my most recent career change, I was also studying in an intense masters program. I managed to make a smooth transition and continue to get bigger and better consulting projects all while coaching and going to grad school. Being 37 and 38 in grad school surrounded by people […]

We all have that friend that has a sexy corporate job with on-site spin class, free snacks, and casual Fridays. As more and more large companies seek to “Google” themselves, the corporate life can seem very compelling. For some, it is a perfect fit. It’s great to never have to worry about resources, that the […]

Changing jobs is no small act. Our jobs, though part of our lives, directly impact our happiness, health and financial stability. If you are not the type to go start your own business (or are not in the financial position to) finding ways you can control your job satisfaction and career growth can be a […]

“How do I write a good cover letter?” I get this question at least once a week. Here’s the thing with this question: There is no ONE way to write a cover letter, and here is why: Companies communicate differently: You will see some younger organizations put a lot of emphasis on the cover letter. […]

Career transition can be both an exciting and challenging time. Once you’ve mustered up the courage to make a professional change, you are usually slammed with a dose of reality. WOW. This is hard. As a career transition strategist, I’m currently working with over 15 individuals in just about every industry you can think of […]