How to Deal When You Hate Your Job But You’re Good At It

It sounds like a misnomer, but one really can excel at their job but secretly not like it; in fact, they may hate it. The job either does not align with their values or fit their style of working. It could be the overall culture of the organization that leads to these hateful feelings. How …

The Latest ‘What People Earn’ Report

As I've been reporting on 'What People Earn' report for the last few years, the latest news just came out. I love this report, as it shows several interesting facts: it shows the potential for what one can make in their career it shows the passions people have and will work for, no matter the …

New Month – How is the ‘Health’ of Your Career?

Today is the start of a new month; with that, brings many possibilities. This is a great time to do a check-up on the 'health' of your career; just like you go to the doctor to ensure your health is fine, you can (and should) do the same with your career. Job happiness is vital …

You Have a Degree but Not Satisfied: Now What?

Not sure if this is a (growing) trend or not, but I'm seeing more clients who have graduated with a degree win what they thought was the career of their choice, but who are now finding dissatisfaction and unfulfillment.The reasons vary but it seems to lead into an aspect of once they got into the …

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 …

Using Outside Projects to Enhance Your Career

Do you ever wonder how you can increase your skill-set or knowledge base at work? Do you ever wonder how you can get extra experience so you can move to another level in your career path? Ever feel frustrated that you're not getting recognized for the work you currently do? One of the best ways …