MOOC Review: What to Do If You Need to Learn New Skills for a Career Change?

Recently, the New York Times described one of the most popular MOOCs (massive open online courses) ever, Learning How to Learn with Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski. Learning How to Learn gives people, and specifically anxious students, tools to prepare … Read More

The Only People Who Don’t Experience Setbacks Are Those Who Aren’t Moving Forward

So many people hesitate to take risks because of this outsized fear of failure. This fear seems to be present in everyone I know and for the life of me, I can’t understand why. “Failure” is inevitable. It is part … Read More

Top Ten Mistakes in Changing Careers

I work with people changing careers all the time. Most of them (including myself when I was searching for jobs!) made some combination of mistakes that Monster.com talks about. This is why I emphasize self-reflection, research, and not going it … Read More

NYTimes Article on Making Good Hires Shows Why Career Design is Crucial

Experienced managers know that traditional ways of hiring employees is no guarantee of workplace success. Resumes, interviews, LinkedIn profiles… these can all be practiced and re-worked into meaninglessness. These managers find new ways to assess someone’s fit and their priorities … Read More

1 2