Career Advice No One Tells You

When it comes to growth and your career, it helps to read as many self-help and career books and… Continue reading “Career Advice No One Tells You”…

Day Jobs for Creative Poeple

The Holland model also gives you the career group that is least like your preference; you can use that to avoid jobs and organizations whose culture would drive you crazy. Continue reading “Day Jobs for Creative Poeple”…

Guest Post: 4 Free Android Apps Every Job Seeker Needs

The prospect of job hunting is like a root canal. You know you need to do it and that you'll be happy when it's over, but the process itself is a lot of work. With a little organization and dedication, you can gain some job search momentum, schedule interviews and accept a new job offer before you know it. Continue reading “Guest Post: 4 Free Android Apps Every Job Seeker Needs”…

Guest Post: Starting Over From Scratch: 5 Things to Keep In Mind during Your Career Transition

You can do this. What you’re doing may feel completely novel, and you may see only a handful of people around you (or none at all) who are starting over in mid-life the way you are. But this is an illusion—thousands of others have come this way before you, and you’re by new means the first to blaze this trail. Even more important: if this is the best path to your next step, then it’s the best path. Continue reading “Guest Post: Starting Over From Scratch: 5 Things to Keep In Mind during Your Career Transition”…

What’s in a Name?

But names do matter. Your name is linked to first impressions from a very early age. A survey of 30,000 teachers revealed that 49 percent make assumptions about kids based on their names, and that they perceived some names as trouble makers (hint: don’t name your rambunctious boy Jack.) Continue reading “What’s in a Name?”…