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Four books that inspired my career change

Stop self sacrificing your career dreams for your family

It seems a bit silly when you think about whether someone deserves a career change. Of course you do. Everyone deserves to do a fulfilling job they love. But really, the fact is that many women struggle on in careers that no longer serve them. Or they sacrifice their status and years of career building for their families for lower level jobs that are more family friendly. And then, with children, and life and all that entails, they find themselves stuck.

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Four books that inspired my career change

Why my job share proposal didn’t work

And what you can learn from my mistakes. Several years ago, a colleague and I were both going on maternity leave at the same time.  A managerial role had come up that we both wanted and had done...

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Four books that inspired my career change

Leaving a job I love

About a month ago, I quit my job. It wasn't a fiery walk out or anything, but there were a lot of tears and sadness. I'd been there for almost 10 years, and they really were like my family in many...

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Four books that inspired my career change

Don’t apply for a job until you read this

Many people make the mistake of thinking a job application is all about them. It’s not. The employer wants to see that you would be a good fit for the company and can adapt to their style, not the other way around. Harsh but true. Unless you are fortunate enough to not need a job, most of us need to conform to the standards of our employers and keep anything that might be a bit too quirky for work at home. Rather than selling your personality in your cover letter, stick to selling your skills and experience.

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Four books that inspired my career change

Make your career goals happen this year

Make your career goals happen this year by having a clear professional development plan The first month of 2017 is almost over. How are you coming on your professional development goals? If you are...

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