Many career experts believe that your first 90 days on the job are the most important to set the tone and become a trusted voice. So how can you make sure you get off on the right foot? A little bit of planning will show your new colleagues that you’re a rock star. It’s important…
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Sometimes you need a different
kind of career support.
The traditional way of mapping your career can often leave quirky or global-minded people feeling out of sync and lost.
If you are struggling with feeling out of place because you march to a different beat, if people underestimate you because you present yourself a little differently, if people make snap judgments about you because of your tattoos, piercings, clothes, or hair, you are not alone!
It is my mission to help funky, original, global-minded individuals find meaningful work, or more joy within the work they already have.
Quirky, creative, and international types deserve success, too!
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Emily came to my rescue before a big interview when I hadn’t been to an interview in years, and never for a corporate position. I understood within 5 minutes that I was woefully unprepared to answer the questions that would come my way. Emily was incredibly skilled and helpful. Her guidance helped me prepare quickly and feel confident in 24 hours. Best of all, Emily was warm, encouraging, and precise about what was needed when I was feeling overwhelmed. This really calmed me down, and I ended up having a great interview!
Emily is a career coach for the rest of us. Are you an aspiring writer or artist? Her in depth knowledge of career paths for those who majored in the social sciences and liberal arts make her services invaluable. Whether you’re attempting a major career pivot, or prone to stage fright during job interviews, she offers personalized advice and tailors your career plan to the path you want to follow.
Emily is an encourager of dreams; I am sure many of the students and alumni she’s counseled over the years would surely agree. I am always impressed with her demeanor and openness; she is able to listen and advise her clients on based on their future goals and does not try to stifle them by encouraging them to do things not in the best interest of those goals. Whether you’re somewhat lost on your career path, or if you’re well on your way, Emily will be there to encourage you and suggest excellent resources.
On Tuesday we talked about working with someone who had poor boundaries, but what can you do if someone you work with is simply a jerk? Unfortunately, this is a much more difficult situation, in large part because the other person is quite possibly not even well-meaning. So the first thing to do is simply…
Now that you’re in the habit of emailing your supervisor after each meeting the two of you have, let’s take managing your manager to the next level. Step 2 of this project is going to be your weekly report. (Yes, I know, again it’s more work for you! I’m sorry. Some people just really suck…