Think Your Job is Killing You? It Actually Could Be.

Think Your Job is Killing You? It Actually Could Be.

Fellow career pro Holly Reslink recently shared an article from Huffington Post that talked about how people are less likely to die from second-hand smoke than from some stressors that arise from work. That is a sad commentary on what our careers have become: work can now be considered a bigger threat to our livelihood […]

When Should Career Management Start?

When Should Career Management Start?

Over this past school year, I have had the wonderful opportunity to partner with a local library by meeting with their teen group. We’ve discussed résumés and will soon be getting into job interviews. Working with them, as well as thinking about my own young children, has caused me to reflect on the question posed […]

When Your Dreams Hold You Back, Part 2

When Your Dreams Hold You Back

Last week, I started talking about reasons why dreams can hold us back from really achieving, well, our dreams. As oxymoronic (yes, that’s a word) as that sounds, things can get tripped up for us when we try to usher the images in our mind into the real world. Continued here are my musings on […]

When Your Dreams Hold You Back, Part 1

When Dreams Hold You Back

“There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, Yes, I’ve got dreams, of course I’ve got dreams. Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they’re still there.” ~Erma Bombeck Dreams are an important thing. They help us to […]

Illogical Arguments Don’t Make a Bad Job Search Strategy Better

Illogical Arguments Don't Make a Bad Job Search Strategy Better

I’ve spoken before about my dislike of the spray and pray job search method. Do I think it should never, ever be done? Nah, I don’t like to say “never.” It can have a small role in a job seeker’s overall job hunt strategy; given the fact that, generally, no more than 20% of all […]

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