If you’re looking for me on Monday nights, you’ll find me with my family glued to an episode of the show American Ninja Warrior. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a show featuring a giant obstacle course for grownups, sprinkled with feel-good stories about the competitors who work hard and overcome major obstacles, on and […]
So you’ve decided it’s time to move on and find a new job. Since it’s been a while, you search for career advice, and voila: you find endless free career resources- woo hoo! Especially when finances are tight, “free” career advice is SO compelling. I get it. However, while you may be thinking you’re saving […]
Volunteering may be a highly effective way to find a new job, according to a recent study out of UMASS Boston. Participants who volunteered were more likely to find new employment within six months.
Question: Can I find out statistics on a success rate for a given career coach? Answer: This question comes up a lot, and the question-behind-the-question is: “I want to make sure I’m spending my money with someone who knows what they’re doing.” (As you should.) Unfortunately, career coaches don’t typically collect metrics, and here’s […]
I’m the first to admit I’m really bad at taking care of plants. In college I would forget to water plants until they looked bedraggled and pretty much beyond recovery. Fortunately for me, I had a friend down the hall who would lovingly take in plants that I’d leave in front of her door when […]