September 28, 2017

Transitioning into International Development Careers

Let me start out with my bias. I don’t help my clients “get a job, any job.” I help them figure out how they can best […]
September 21, 2017

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 […]
September 12, 2017
taking risks

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 […]
August 7, 2017

Why Should I Celebrate When Victory Seems so Far Away?

For many people in the midst of a job search or career transition, the concept of “rewards” seems foreign and counter-productive. “But I haven’t accomplished anything!” […]
July 24, 2017

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 […]
March 20, 2017
Bevy Smith

Becoming a Trailblazer

I just finished reading “Four Black Trailblazers On How They Are Empowering Communities Of Color” and exploring the very interesting website Jopwell which connects top candidates […]