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It’s a New Year, Now What?

Well, here we are in the beginning of a brand new year. A cold one at that! In the northern hemisphere, we are experiencing the “Polar Vortex”, and if you are in Australia, you are experiencing quite the opposite. But enough about the weather 😉 we have other important issues to address. For many of us, a new year signifies a new…

What Is Career Coaching And How Can It Help You?

The process of career coaching and counseling is still somewhat foreign to many people, but in this current economic climate, not knowing that there is a professional support out there and how they can help you will only cause prolonged unhappiness, and unnecessary job search struggles. If you’re sick with a chronic condition, you seek medical help, why not for your career? It affects every aspect of your life.

Recently I was interviewed by Demetrius Cheeks of Learnvest to find out what career coaches do, and how we can help people who are struggling with getting their career on track or succeed in difficult job search. In this interview with Demetrius I share my experiences as a Career Coach and how the art and science of career counseling can help prep you to compete against the millions of fellow job-seekers or find the right career fit.

Stuckness….the dis-ease that antibiotics won’t cure.

After feeling quite run down for the last couple of months, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. What a relief to know that this fatigue, feeling of inertia and inability to think clearly (amongst other physical symptoms) were just temporary and with the right medication, there is an end in sight. As a trained counselor and therapist, it doesn’t take me long…

4 Fears Job Seekers Must Get Over And Why

1. Fear of being your own boss: You have no choice but to face this fear head on.  Whether you like it or not, you are your own boss today. Due to the trend of shrinking job tenure, everyone needs to think about what their next step is going to be, on a regular and strategic basis. Long gone is the lifetime…

Want to Improve Your Job Search? Say Om!

My colleague, Career Counselor Ilana Levitt and I were in our respective Yoga classes recently and had a similar epiphany.  We were both struck by the relevance of Yoga practice to our work with people stuck in various stages of their job search or career development. Ilana and I are dedicated to helping people break through the psychological barriers that are keeping…