Tag: “dream job” passion goals career job

  • Making Career Decisions from Your Highest Self vs. Ego

    Ego-driven career decisions are a top reason why some people are successful yet unfulfilled.  Once we take a road in life, we can never really know for certain where the other road may have led. What would we learn if we could see? Perhaps some things would be better and some things would be worse. […]

  • Don’t Stress Out about Stress…Yet

    I have been trying all morning to find a Quartz article that other articles (Apost.com) have been referencing regarding bad bosses, why people don’t leave them, and how a bad boss can be as bad for your health as second-hand smoking. I couldn’t find this source article, so I won’t cite the statistics as truth […]

  • How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    Everyone’s only out for themselves.  It’s a dog-eat-dog world. Maybe that’s what you have been taught. And if you bought it, you will see evidence reinforcing it everywhere. You believe it, and so it is your reality. If so, the techniques I share in this blog are not for you. If you struggle to give […]

  • Is the Dominant Emotion of Your Company’s Culture Fear? Here’s a Simple Quiz to Find Out.

    Marketing psychology has taught me that people are motivated to make a change or a purchase in order to either move toward something desirable or away from something undesirable. And the latter tends to be a more powerful motivator for most. I predict in coming years this will shift as a natural evolutionary byproduct of […]

  • 5 Common Job Search Myths Debunked

      Is it really possible to switch industries? Can anyone land at their dream job? As a career coach, I have seen many job seekers limit what is truly possible in their careers simply because they believed common misconceptions. Not only do common misperceptions or myths hold job seekers back, but they can be detrimental […]

  • Are You Too Picky in Your Job Search?

    Is there such a thing as being too picky in your job search? Is it possible to have standards, expectations, or criteria so high that it becomes difficult to land? When I was a recruiter, I had a consultant with a unique set of challenges, and very valuable niche clinical trial skills. She lived within […]

  • Create Your Best Year Yet, Part 2

    Do you feel as if you lived up to your potential during the last year? Are you still playing catch-up from the hits you took during the economic slump? Are you ready to make big changes in your professional life? Your previous year may not have been the best in terms of job success, but […]

  • I Landed a Contract-to-Hire Job, Now What?

    Earlier this year the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that 40% of Americans have contingent jobs. These are considered alternate work arrangements as opposed to full-time positions, and include contractors and consultants. You may have landed a contract-to-hire job with the promise of a full-time position at the end of the contract. Now what? There […]

  • The Weirdos Will Inherit the Earth

      Mike Lazerow is an entrepreneur with a philosophy that grasps you by the chin and makes it impossible to look away. At least, that is how I felt when he stated his case about being a “weirdo.” In his words, “You do everything that authority says you have to do- get good grades, take […]

  • How Hobbies Can Advance Your Career

    Can hobbies hold the key to landing a job faster? Most of us have hobbies we enjoy. In addition to being a great way to unwind, hobbies can also be a valuable asset to your career in numerous ways. Think about it this way- hobbies can impress employers, allow you to make new connections in […]