Latest Career Action Plan E-Course starts Oct. 20

You are invited to join my 6-week online course for career energy and action!

Please take a look at all the details on the course registration page.

Watch soon too for the full launch of the Career Possibility Studio (the platform for this latest course) — it’s a growing library of free career resources plus occasional courses and 5-day career challenges.

 

10 of My Favourite Career Books

This month marks 10 years since I took the leap into entrepreneurship and started seeing career counselling clients as a private practice business! To celebrate, I am sharing some “top 10 lists” and other 10-themed resources for anyone giving more attention to their career needs or seeking more career satisfaction. Check out all the posts here.

READ FULL STORY ·

My child is a high school senior. What help is there for college and university decisions?

This is the time of year when I get lots of e-mail messages from parents asking if I work with high school students. I don’t as I’ve found I work better with people who have at least a few years of work experience, but I do know some good starting points to help young people on their way to sound decisions for the next stage of their lives.

READ FULL STORY ·

Why Not Learn New Skills for Life & Career Satisfaction?

I am not a parent myself, but I believe this friend’s story demonstrates some very good parenting:

She was on a March break holiday with her young son and feeling a bit stressed that her parents had paid for ski lessons for him and he really wasn’t enjoying them at all. Riding up the lift together she said, “Remember when you started swimming and you didn’t like it and you weren’t very good at it.”

READ FULL STORY ·

4 Ideas for Abundant Summer Career Growth

Use summer patio time to strengthen connections or make new ones
Don’t think of it as “networking”, just enjoy the company of others. Invite a former colleague to unwind with you on a patio after work; introduce yourself to new acquaintances at a summer picnic or event; chat with people you meet on vacation. Summer interests offer lots of great conversation topics. (Remember, light conversation or small talk doesn’t have to be boring and isn’t a waste of time!)

READ FULL STORY ·