Changing careers or jobs? Your search doesn’t have to grind to a halt during the holidays. Keep your momentum going throughout the holiday season and find new ways to reach your target companies. In fact, you may find increased opportunities to meet prospective employers, make valuable contacts and reconnect with people you haven’t seen for […]
Do you dread getting up and going to work every day? 1. Begin focusing on what you want instead of how much you want to escape. When you find yourself sharing the latest horror story, stop in mid-sentence and say, “What I want to have is…” 2. Create an image that describes you in your […]
Many people realize they need time to find a romantic partner and you probably can’t just hire a matchmaker. Amazingly, seasoned professionals expect career services to match them with their soul-satisfying work within a few hours. These tips come from my ebook, Your Twenty-One Day Extreme Career Makeover. Outside your comfort zone When you are […]
Career change often begins with a statement. “I hate my current job. I want a totally different environment. What are some steps I can take to make a move?” Alas, many career books give a false impression. They suggest that career change proceeds at an orderly and very linear pace. Typically, you are advised to […]
Recently a prospective client sent me an email. “I need a new career. I’m really unhappy where I am now. But I want to work slowly. Can we spread out our calls?” Career change isn’t about speed. It’s about momentum. By way of analogy, if you want to go three blocks, you walk. Want to […]
Good article about mid-life career change that really happened. In these cases, the people had a pretty good idea of what they wanted and just went after it. They also chose entrepreneurial ventures where they had more control. Click here for the story.