Making a Choice: How to embrace Change during Transition

When you’re in a career transition, rarely do you go down that straight path from old job to your new career. More often you have detours, and twists and turns in the road. Sometimes you have to make U-turns back to a previous employer or take a temporary position in your previous field to makeContinue reading “Making a Choice: How to embrace Change during Transition”

Give a Job for Christmas

I was watching “the Good Wife” the other night, and on the show one of the law firms was interviewing new associates. It was a lesson in racial identity and sterotyping in interviews, but what really piqued my interest was the line of the woman who wasn’t hired: “I don’t need your sympathy. I needContinue reading “Give a Job for Christmas”

Creative Writing Career. . .unfulfilled? Do we open the “Stable Job” door?

In one of my LinkedIn groups, someone proposed this question for discussion: Money-wise, is it worth quitting a secure job to do creative writing as a full-time career? I’m currently in retail, which is fine in terms of money & job security but not job satisfaction, especially for a highly creative mind. I know IContinue reading “Creative Writing Career. . .unfulfilled? Do we open the “Stable Job” door?”