Apr 25, 2021 in Career Coaching
Career Direction and Career Decisions
Career Continuation or Career Change (Pivot) – that is a key question that confronts many job seekers today.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Is career continuation or career change (career pivot) the right path for you?
Many job seekers find themselves at a crossroads where they confront the decision either to continue working in their most recent career or industry or to begin working in a field or job unrelated to anything they have done previously. Regardless of the career path you choose, you will need to plan thoroughly and tailor the job search process including your “marketing campaign”.
There are three key areas to assess in order to get clarity in your overall career direction and make a sound career decision.
WHAT DO YOU DO BEST?
Take into consideration your skills, knowledge and professional experience.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO?
Take into consideration your career vision, interests and things you truly enjoy doing.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRIORITIES IN LIFE?
Take into consideration the key drivers or motivators that propel you in your chosen career direction. These include your values and core beliefs and your personal preferences consistent with your career vision and lifestyle including work-life balance, income, location and flexibility.
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If you are choosing career continuation
The most expedient way to gain new employment is to build on and market your existing well-developed skills and experiences. If you have found satisfaction in your career thus far and want to advance this career path, your decision is clear cut—career continuation.
A career continuation “marketing campaign” begins with:
- Conducting a career self-assessment
- Preparing your “marketing” documents such as resume, LinkedIn profile, elevator pitch etc.
- Learning about the methods used to conduct a search
If you are choosing career change or career pivot
If career change is your decision, you likely will spend considerable time in the beginning of your career transition program on in-depth exploration. These include informational interviewing with professionals who hold the types of jobs that interest you, networking and using tools such as self-assessments, research databases, and joining relevant professional associations. This may also entail acquiring additional educational training and certification if necessary.
A career change or career pivot “marketing campaign” begins with:
- Completing a thorough self-assessment and/or career/personality tests
- Conducting informational interviews with professionals in your targeted careers
- Researching employment trends and various job markets
- Preparing your “marketing” documents such as resume, LinkedIn profile, elevator pitch, networking script etc.
In the past, a job was simply a way to earn a living. But today, employees’ needs for personal job satisfaction and for striking an appropriate work/life balance have taken on greater importance. Employees do not have to continue doing something that they don’t enjoy just because it is what they have always done. The bottom line is that you are in control of your career direction and career decision.