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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When I start working with people navigating career change, I always ask them how they feel on Sunday nights. “Stressed” “Sick to my stomach!” “Dread” “Depressed” “Anxious”   These are just some of the responses I tend to get. Now of course (especially during summer!) Sunday blues lead to “hard-to-wake-up-Mondays” If any of the above […]

Yes, I know I’m a career coach. I should be super concerned with your resume! Here’s the thing people: It’s 2015. You can find out the goods digitally about someone in three seconds and in a much more condensed way than just five years ago. You’ve got to train your mind out of the “I […]

If you scroll through Facebook this past week, you can’t see enough complaints about having to be back in work mode after the holidays. It’s a phenomenon that the world seems to go to sleep for a few weeks as the year ends. It’s kind of a soft pause where we are given the opportunity […]

Think of the best wedding you’ve ever been too. Imagine the original food, the unique design, the flowers you’ve never quite seen at another affair. Something about it is just different than your average tango with a slice of filet mignon and a piece of rubber chicken. You arrive home and gleefully post your pictures […]

As a lifelong Met fan, you still can’t really deny the magic and thrill of watching Derek Jeter’s last at bat. Tied at 5 with the Baltimore Orioles, Jeter steps up to the plate. Pinch runner Antoan Richardson is on second as Jeter takes his first pitch. BAM! Walkoff single to right field. After 20 […]