Keep your career transition momentum going this summer

Keep your career transition momentum going this summer

In a typical year, I tell my clients to anticipate a slow-down in their career transition momentum during the summer months. But this year, this may not be the case. During the unpredictability of COVID, many professionals chose to stay in their current jobs, even if...
When reaching out to your network, focus on connection, not the “big ask”

When reaching out to your network, focus on connection, not the “big ask”

In the career transition journey, there are some things you can control and some things you can’t.  This is especially true when reaching out to people you’d like to connect with to expand your network. You can try to create touch points, but you can’t make them call...
How to tell your exit story honestly while honoring your former organization (and yourself)

How to tell your exit story honestly while honoring your former organization (and yourself)

No matter whether someone leaves his or her company under positive or negative circumstances, everyone struggles with their “exit story.”  I’ve had the privilege of helping healthcare leaders in career transition for over three decades, and I can’t tell you how many...
6 factors that will make or break your career transition journey

6 factors that will make or break your career transition journey

Career transition can be one of the most challenging times in a person’s life. For some, the journey is difficult and demoralizing; for others, it is a time of great learning and refining values. The difference between these two types of experiences lies in your...
Being open to others’ expertise will make you better at sharing your own

Being open to others’ expertise will make you better at sharing your own

Over the past year, countless organizations have created COVID-related content to let the public know how they’re responding in “these unprecedented times.” While some articles and ads have been inspiring or moving, some organizations have overpromoted to the point of...
Don’t waste your December

Don’t waste your December

This time of the year, many people on the job hunt close up shop for the year, certain that no forward progress can be made between Thanksgiving and the New Year.  This is simply not true. We all may be eager to put 2020 behind us, but there is still good work to be...