Archives for August 2010

Impact of No College Degree

Dear VocationVillage.com, I have over 20 years of professional work experience, but no college degree. How do I get past this requirement and will I have to take a pay cut with my next job? Signed, Amanda Dear Amanda, While some hiring managers might use college education as a screening variable and rule out candidates […]

Find A Job in Seattle

Dear VocationVillage.com, I know you are a Career Coach for a lot of Seattle clients and I am wondering if you know the best resources to find a job in Seattle? I don’t know exactly what type of work I want to do but I do know I want to live in Seattle and build […]

From Career Setback To Triumph

Today’s interview is with Steven J. Ferrusi, inventor of FitDesk. Steven’s story is one of a career setback to triumph. What type of career did you have before you launched FitDesk? Prior to taking my invention to market, I worked as a sales rep for a large company that has 3 M’s in its name. […]

Money Secrets

Dear VocationVillage.com, No matter what I do, I never seem to earn as much money as my colleagues who have the same education and the same type of work experience that I do. I would think it was because of sexism except some of my friends are female and they out earn me by a […]

What Is Consulting Psychology?

Dear VocationVillage.com, I am a doctoral student in psychology and I am interested in learning more about the specialty area of consulting psychology. Can you tell me where I can find out more? Signed, Carolyn San Diego, CA Dear Carolyn, Consulting psychology is a great niche for psychologists who want to help an individual leader, […]