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Why You Need to Know What You Are (And How to Find Out)

I had a very gratifying moment with a client the other day. He’s been out of work for a long time—about 9 months—and has been struggling with transitioning from his original career in journalism to something more secure and lucrative for the long term. After months of applying blindly to advertised jobs and hearing nothing back, he had called me, defeated. Our process included picking apart his experience for clues and focusing on the things he could do to make himself more marketable.…

What’s Your Game?

I had a bit of an epiphany the other day about why I enjoy being a career advisor. It links to one of the pastimes I enjoy most: playing Scrabble. Now I always loved playing Scrabble, but I never liked any other games, really. I did like doing puzzles, but not crossword puzzles. I was talking with a friend, an excellent Scrabble competitor, who is also not enamored of crossword puzzles.…

What's Your Game?

I had a bit of an epiphany the other day about why I enjoy being a career advisor. It links to one of the pastimes I enjoy most: playing Scrabble. Now I always loved playing Scrabble, but I never liked any other games, really. I did like doing puzzles, but not crossword puzzles. I was talking with a friend, an excellent Scrabble competitor, who is also not enamored of crossword puzzles.…