May 30, 2018

How to Stay Motivated During a Job Search

When you’re looking for work or trying to change careers, you may have come across a common challenge: demotivation! Rejections, radio silence, tedious cover letters, and […]
May 28, 2018

Thinking About Owning a Small Backpacker’s Hostel in a Tropical Paradise?

Six Must-Have Personality Traits By Andrea Payme For over 15 years, I owned and operated The Purple House Backpacker Hostel in David City, Panama. And almost […]
February 10, 2018

Common Challenges when Pursuing Social Impact Careers (and what to do about them)

People who want to make an difference in the world have often been underserved by career guidance. Our values and our idealism have been scorned as […]
January 9, 2018

New Year, New Career!

’Tis the season to make resolutions! Now that we’ve made it to 2018, have you taken stock of what you want to accomplish this year? Is […]
December 21, 2017

6 Strategies to Beat the Job-Search Blues

I still remember the isolation and loneliness of my last major job search. I had just gotten back from the Peace Corps so I was facing […]
December 12, 2017

The Benefits of Positive Peer Pressure and Your Job Search

  If you’re anything like me, there have been hundreds of times (if not more) where you have tried to improve something about your life. This […]
December 7, 2017
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8 Tips for the December Job Search

December is a notoriously slow month for interviewing and hiring and many job seekers decide to take the month off until employers ramp their efforts back […]
December 5, 2017

Professional Career Guidance: When Should You Get It and What Kind Should You Get?

I’m a highly independent person and I don’t ask for advice easily. Some of this is my American upbringing. I come from Puritanical stock, people who […]
December 4, 2017

6 Steps to Building Your Community

Networks are pretty consistently the number one tool in finding jobs and building businesses. As far as the ability to get you employed, networks are more […]