Whether it is effective to use media for career exploration, we all do it! Media influences our perception of the world. I researched what career professionals in different professions say about the shows that portray their career field, and I assigned a grade based on how accurate they say the show is.… Read more... “Using Media for Career Exploration”
What is e-coaching for my career?
E-coaching for your career is coaching via email to get help with any of the career-related areas in which I have expertise. In general, if the topic is related to choosing, changing, or advancing your career, I can probably help.… Read more... “E-coaching FAQ”
A common career decision is whether to move for a job opportunity or to stay in a place where you already have strong ties to family and friends. There isn’t one right answer, of course, as people have different values and priorities, so I interviewed people who made different decisions to hear their perspectives for the benefit of people who might be considering whether to move for a job now.… Read more... “Should You Move for a Job?”
In the United States, the healthcare system is complicated and confusing. People who need healthcare are often too sick to effectively navigate the labyrinth to get the care they need, so family members and friends may try to help but become overwhelmed as well.… Read more... “Health & Patient Advocate Career Advice From Industry Experts”
Recently a reader of this site wrote to me asking me how to change careers from higher ed. He said he loves helping students, but he feels frustrated that universities increasingly view students as numbers rather than individuals. He is exhausted and burned out rather than energized by solving the same problems over and over.… Read more... “How to Change Careers From Higher Ed”