Tag: career advice

27 Hints for Interviewing for a Job Remotely

I’m one of the career coaches quoted in this article, giving advice on how to prep for a remote interview: https://www.gobankingrates.com/money/jobs/hints-interviewing-job-remotely/

May 1, 2020 0

7 Tips for Success When Your First Job is Remote

I remember feeling pretty discombobulated when I graduated Wellesley College, but trust that it was nothing compared to college seniors graduating into a pandemic. For college grads lucky enough to have a job, congratulations and maybe this OppU article, that quoted me, will come in handy: https://www.opploans.com/oppu/articles/tips-for-successfully-working-from-home/ For college grads, seniors and their parents, who…
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April 24, 2020 0

Is that all there is?

‘Tis the season….for us all to look back over the nightmare  strumg und drang  um past year and say Thank god we’ve survived!  “Wow, interesting times.” (Lol.)  But seriously, the end of the year can make us all think a la Miss Peggy Lee , is that all there is? (See below.) If you’re feeling that way,…
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December 28, 2017 0

Job-Hunting on a Budget

It’s often been said that looking for a job is the worst job there is, and IMO, part of what makes job-hunting so emotionally arduous is that it requires us to aim high, and commit to our magnificent potential…even when we’re, to paraphrase Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, “feeling kinda temporary” about ourselves.…
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August 9, 2016 0

The tyranny of goals

“Life hack: Stop spending so much time looking for life hacks.”- Rex Huppke It’s Sunday morning, and if you hate your job, this can be truly be the lowest point of your existence. Tomorrow’s Monday, the start of another week doing something you loathe, another week of your life wasted. Sunday evening, for many people, is truly a…
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August 9, 2015 0

Being selfish is part of the job.

They are certain types of clients who hire me to help them become more selfish. There are certain types of clients who, when I start talking about how they’re going to have to become selfish to achieve their goals, become almost orgasmic regarding my use of the word, “selfish.” They move in close, lock their…
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August 6, 2015 0