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Got Social Anxiety? Tips to Thrive in the Season of Holiday Parties

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and meetups when many of us have to exercise our “adulting” skills and get professionally social. If you’ve got social anxiety or score high on the introverthis can be a dreaded aspect of the holiday season; especially if you’re in job search mode. It can be challenging enough to find the right words to talk about…

What You Can (and Should) Learn From Your Inertia

If you’re like many of our clients, there may be a time in your life when you had a nagging inner voice that you tried your best to ignore. Maybe it’s happening right now. When you clear your head of the daily clutter and then do an internal check-in, what’s left? Do you have a sense of peace and satisfaction, or a…

Career Resolutions to Get Your Year in Gear

If you’re like most people, you’re probably considering a few resolutions to help motivate you into becoming a better version of yourself in the year to come. The end of a year lends itself to reflection; a look inward or a hope for more tangible progress. But resolutions need to be the right size and scope in order to be effective. People…

Don’t Let Your Distraction Lead to Inaction – Part I

Our lives today are chaotic and filled with distractions, whether you have an ADD/ADHD diagnosis or not. We are receiving more and more calls from clients with these diagnoses, but we have found that, in general, people in career transition have a very hard time maintaining their focus.  Navigating a job search can be challenging enough without ADHD adding its “special sauce”…

CyberMonday Coaching Special & The December Gratitude Project

Thanksgiving has come and gone and I didn’t have a chance to thank everyone who has become a part of Careerfolk this past year. I want to say a special thank you to all my clients who have trusted me enough to share their personal stories, struggles and dreams.  I am truly blessed to be doing what I love, especially when it…