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Inspiring Career Change

Do you have a well-honed, transferable skill? Are you having trouble figuring out how to apply that skill to jobs other than the one you have? This is a common problem, especially for those with a lot of experience. This past weekend’s New York Times featured a story I found to be hopeful and illustrative of the way in which successful career change really happens. And it told the story of a writer, in a profession that has diminished in market value as it’s become harder and harder to get paid to write.…

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.…