Tag Archives: career counseling

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, […]

“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. […]

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 […]

I try to pay attention. As I begin to work with more and more people looking to make career changes or who are mired in the job search, I am learning a lot about how the process of career change impacts people’s emotions. Job searching or attempting to change a career can be exciting, it can […]

  It was a freezing cold weekday night and I found myself at dinner with about a dozen incredible people. As I looked around the table, I really couldn’t comprehend that they all worked in one place; and that I was about to start a journey working with them. Normally I might be in a […]

Today as I write this I celebrate 730 days of winning. 730 days ago the relationship I thought would be my “happy ending” ended. There was no warning or incident, it was just over. A few weeks after that it became apparent it was time to leave my 10 year career in education. 730 days […]

If there’s any woman that deserves a cape, it’s Kathy Gittleman. I’ve had the privilege of knowing and collaborating with this superwoman for several years. Kathy’s story is particularly poignant and important because it speaks universally to mothers that are trying to raise happy kids while being professionally fulfilled.   After spending 10 years in […]

Jobs and cocktails…sounds like…happy hour! In 2014 it’s hard to find a person doing JUST ONE thing for money. In the land of startups, online businesses, the lure of entrepreneurship, it seems everyone has something going on this side. So just who is your career mistress? Who’s lurking “on the side?” Our passions are NOT […]

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