Work?! Who, Me? You need money, or you’re bored, or maybe you need experience. It’s time to get your first job or internship out of school. How do you choose? How can you make the most of your experience? Let’s[...]READ MORE
Going to College? Start with Yourself!
In Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat said, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there." The opposite can be even truer: If you know where you are going, you can overcome almost any[...]READ MORE
Giving Something Back to the World
At 45-years-old, Kathy was in an enviable position - Vice President at Ketchum Public Relations, a top 10 international PR firm. She found public relations tapped into some of her latent business talents, such as consulting and strategic planning. Kathy[...]READ MORE
A Case Study in Re-Energizing Your Career
In this post, we examine a common example of what happens when a high-performing executive uncovers their natural abilities and finds career happiness. Karen graduated from college with a degree in Home Economics/Consumer Services and a desire to be of[...]READ MORE
Change At Midlife: Does It Have To Be A Crisis?
First defined and researched by Daniel Levinson, Ph.D. at Yale, in the 70's and 80's and published in Seasons of a Man's Life, there are six Turning Points in everyone's career. These begin in the early 20's and occur until the[...]READ MORE
Fighting for Balance in the World of Work
How often during the week does your stress level shoot through the roof? Do you ever pause during a typical day at work and think: "It's not humanly possible to do all I have to do!" You and several million[...]READ MORE
Celebrating 10 Years in Print for ‘Don’t Waste Your Talent’
The Highlands Company's book, Don't Waste Your Talent, is now in its 10th year of publication! In light of this milestone, we are celebrating by offering a free review copy to career coaches and consultants. See how this resource can[...]READ MORE
5 Common Career Myths
We all grow up with certain myths about our careers based on what we observed growing up in our family of origin, and our own goals. Myths: 1. The more money I make, the happier I will be. Two years[...]READ MORE
REAP the Rewards
Whether it's points on a credit card, the benefits of a job offer, or the early bird special at a local restaurant, everyone enjoys maximizing the return on his or her investment. With soaring rates of unemployment, foreclosures at epidemic[...]READ MORE
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