The Job: When is Enough Enough?

Years ago, when I worked a job, I can still remember waking up with heaviness in my chest, pain in my stomach and crying; the thought of going in another day was too much. For me, it was not the work itself but the politics and oppressive behavior of coworkers (not in my department) who …

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Conceptual vs Operational Career Goals

When you're trying to make a move in your career, such as moving to another position within/outside the company or a leadership position, it's important to do the work before you take action. A good way to get prepared is to write out your conceptual and operational goals; this will provide you with the necessary …

How to Do a Career Exploration and Why it Matters

Throughout the life of you career, you will experience highs and low; some jobs will be a great fit while others will leave you feeling frustrated and depleted. This is why it is important to do a career exploration evaluation, which¬† involves assessing not just the self but industries as well as work environments. If …

Creating a Friday Ritual to End the Work Week on a High Note

Thank God It's Friday (TGIF)! The last day of the week, for most, is the day when workers look forward to having two days off for rest and relaxation, whatever that may mean. Most people look at this day as one to kind of take it easy at work; others, however, may look at at …