The soft skills deficit Five years ago, while teaching full-time as an English instructor at a community college, I became… Read more Feeling the pain: Employers respond to the soft skills deficit
Recently, my family and I traveled across two states to the Gulf Coast to visit the beach. My daughter is… Read more Higher ed: Branding your campus
I’ve never regretted one minute spent listening to my career mentors. I learn so much when we meet, chatting over… Read more Making the most of working with your career mentor
It’s virtually impossible to separate networking and branding. We work our whole lives to build a reputation (our brand), and… Read more Why you need to prepare an elevator pitch
About 1/3 of my clients work in the field of education (K-12 or higher education); it’s a natural fit since I… Read more Preparing for life after teaching
Today I presented a workshop for high school seniors about selecting a college major and career options for English majors.… Read more Does your major really matter?
It’s August, and you’re probably drowning in photos posted on Instagram and Facebook of your friends and family members’ first days… Read more How much is your career worth?
This is the story of how I became a career coach and why I love helping others develop their careers.