How to Get Wild About Work, Part 2

In the first part of this two-part article, I explored how to create an internal compass that points the way to a career that leaves you feeling energized and alive. In this post I want to take a deeper look at how to put that compass to use. Your internal compass is made of the […]

Career Envy: Embrace It!

As one of the seven deadly sins, envy has a bad rap. Envy makes us feel bad so we usually try to squelch it. But what if instead of trying to stamp out feelings of envy, you used envy as a terrific source of information? If noticing someone else’s career success feels like a punch […]

How To Get Wild About Work, Part 1

Are you at a career crossroads? Feeling like it’s time for a change to a career that lights you up, but not quite sure what that is or how to get there? Read on! In this two-part article, I want to explore a different way of thinking about pursuing your passion, one that both clarifies […]

The Role of the Unconscious in Career Development

Today’s interview is with Dr. Lynn Friedman, a psychologist / psychoanalyst who is an expert on the role of the unconscious in career development. I talked with Dr. Friedman about how people can know when the unconscious is affecting their career and workplace behavior, and what they can do about it. Dr. Friedman, what are ways […]

The Renaissance Soul: How to Make Your Passions Your Life

The Renaissance Soul: How to Make Your Passions Your Life – A Creative and Practical Guide is a wonderful book for all the people in the world who feel frustrated by the expectation that they should pick just ONE career focus. If it sounds much better to you to follow many (and frequently changing) interests, […]

What To Do If You Hate Your Job

Dear Dr. Civitelli, I am a middle-aged accounting professional who was just laid off from my Fortune 100 job. I don’t miss my job because I hated it, but now I have to decide what to do. The main benefit of my lucrative job was that it helped me pay for art school. My true […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Jessica A. Zaloom

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Jessica A. Zaloom, an advertising professional. Jessica, what college did you attend? Lehigh University What year did you graduate from college? 2010 Where did you complete an internship? DeVito/Verdi, a full-service advertising […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Rabia H. Mir

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Rabia H. Mir, a public health professional. Rabia, what college did you attend? The George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, DC What year did you graduate from college? […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Victoria Whyte

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Victoria Whyte, a PR and social media professional. Victoria, what college did you attend? University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada What year did you graduate from college? 2010 Where did you […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Stephanie Cobian

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Stephanie Cobian, a television professional. Stephanie, what college did you attend? California State University of Northridge, Northridge, CA What year did you graduate from college? . 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in […]