Delve into Sydney's profound journey towards career fulfillment under the guidance of Kori Burkholder, a seasoned career coach. This narrative chronicles Sydney's transition from uncertainty to empowerment, capturing pivotal moments of self-discovery and growth. Explore how the coaching process unraveled her career dilemmas, emphasizing the transformative power of clarity, resilience, and aligning professional life with personal values.
Career advice on career development, mindset, motivation, job search tips, and inspiration from those who’ve successfully made a career change.
- 11/17/2023 -Sydney's Story: How Identifying Values Transformed Her Job Search and InterviewsRead More
- 08/25/2023 -Recruiting with Purpose: Transitioning from Lawyers to First RespondersRead More
Witnessing Brittany's journey has been awe-inspiring, from her Brooklyn roots to the crossroads of career confusion. We explored her values, passions, and strengths, forging a purposeful path. Her transformation reflects the profound impact of coaching, showing the way to a fulfilling, authentic career.
Let's dive deeper into her story and learn about her challenges, triumphs, and the power of finding purpose.
- 07/27/2023 -Mastering Networking: 5 Secrets to Rock Informational InterviewsRead More
Discover the Secret to Landing Your Dream Job: The Power of Informational Interviews! In today's competitive job market, making the right connections can be the ultimate game-changer for your career. Imagine engaging in relaxed and meaningful conversations with professionals in your desired field, gaining valuable insights, and unlocking exciting opportunities. Say goodbye to nerve-wracking job interviews, and hello to the world of informational interviews! This blog post is a must-read if you're ready to take control of your career trajectory and make meaningful connections. Learn five essential tips to master the art of informational interviews and unleash your full potential in the job market. Click "Read More" and embark on a journey of discovery and growth, opening doors you never knew existed!
- 05/31/2023 -Seize the Summer: Find Clarity, Land Your Dream JobRead More
Can you believe it's already summer? The sun is shining, the days are longer, and the possibilities seem endless. If you're one of those corporate professionals who's had enough of your current job and are itching for a change, this summer might be the turning point you've been waiting for. In this blog post, we'll dive into three steps to help you make the most of this season and get you closer to landing your dream job by the end of the year. So, grab your sunglasses, and let's get started!
- 05/26/2023 -How to Successfully Ask for a RaiseRead More
Let’s face it: We all want to make more money. We might have ambition or want to take on more projects. Or we might want to be rewarded for loyalty or completing a big project on time and under budget.
But having those difficult conversations of asking for a raise can be trickier. It’s hard to broach the concept of money with management, particularly because you might not be sure what your flexibility in numbers is or what kind of options exist.
One thing to do is research — determine what your profession pays people. You also need to figure out what’s stopping you from asking for a raise. For some people, they aren’t comfortable with the conversation. Some think they might be termed pushy. Or perhaps it's a lack of confidence or self-doubt, or maybe they just haven’t taken the time to sit down and reflect and analyze what they’ve accomplished in their role up to this point.
So how can you get over your worries and instead ask for (and get) the raise you deserve? This blog offers some ideas.
- 05/17/2023 -4 Fresh Ideas for Summer Networking and Career GrowthRead More
Discover four fun ideas to ignite your career this summer! In this blog post, we'll explore innovative networking techniques, engaging team activities, finding work-life balance through passion pursuits, and the power of sharing your career goals. Get ready to supercharge your professional growth and make meaningful connections. Let's make this summer a transformative season for your career.
- 05/05/2023 -Achieve Career Success: 5 Questions to Unlock New Opportunities this SummerRead More
Are you feeling stuck and uncertain about your career path? This summer, seize the opportunity to recalibrate your mindset and find clarity. In this blog post, learn invaluable insights and practical steps to navigate career confusion, align your values, explore your aspirations, conduct a skills audit, and facilitate professional growth. Don't miss out on this transformative journey to unlock your potential and prepare for your next significant career step. Get ready to make September your time to shine!
- 04/30/2023 -Find Your Dream Job Faster with 3 AI-Powered ToolsRead More
If you're currently looking for a job, you know how time-consuming and overwhelming the process can be. Fortunately, LinkedIn has introduced three powerful AI tools that can help revolutionize your job search journey. In this post, we'll explore how Skills Match, Engage AI, and Chat GPT can help you find your dream job faster and more effectively. Whether you're just starting your job search or have been searching for a while, these tools can significantly impact your experience. So, let's dive in and see how AI can transform your job search process. Read more...
- 04/04/2023 -AI-proof your Career: Tips for Staying Competitive and RelevantRead More
As we enter a new era of technology, many people are worried about how artificial intelligence (AI) will affect their jobs. But let's get real for a minute: the impact of AI won't be the same for everyone. So, which professions should be keeping an eye on this potential threat?
- 02/02/2023 -10 Ways Chat GPT Can Revolutionize Your Job SearchRead More
10 Ways OpenAI Can Revolutionize Your Job Search: Pros, Cons, and Best Practices
One of the most exciting developments in the technology world is ChatGPT, an advanced language model developed by OpenAI. This blog post will cover 10 ways to maximize your job search with Chat GPT by OpenAI. From resume analysis to salary negotiation, this tech can help save time and increase your job search success.
It's like a superhero, but instead of saving the world, it's saving time in your job search.
- 02/01/2023 -Empowering People to Thrive: My Journey from Teaching to Becoming a Licensed Mental Health CounselorRead More
When Isabella reached out for support, she shared, "I just closed the teaching chapter on my career journey and struggled to clarify what to do next. I had ideas of what I was good at and passionate about, but I didn’t know what to do with those ideas. That’s when I found Kori".
Discover the transformative story of Isabella, a former teacher who found herself at a crossroads in her career. She gained clarity through the Purpose-Driven Career Accelerator program, identified her passions, and embarked on a purposeful path. This article delves into the critical milestones of her journey.
- 12/27/2022 -What comes next? Rebounding After a Mid Career SetbackRead More
Covid was a life-altering experience for almost everyone on the planet. Some people struggled while others thrived. Early, mid to late professionals used Covid as the catalyst to reevaluate their lives and careers because their companies started to downsize, jobs were put on hold, job offers rescinded, and loss of business revenue were all catalysts for change. Jon, a mid-career professional, didn’t escape from having to pivot and rebound.
When Jon came to us for support, he had shut down his preschool business after 11 years due to Covid. But, within those two years since, he took on a driving job to fill the employment gaps. Simultaneously, trying to transition into the education world in higher education but couldn’t get past the gatekeepers. So, he abandoned that approach, and from there, he was all over the place.
He was looking for coaching to give him a framework to be his best self. He needed help to focus, understand what drives and motivates him, narrow down a career path that gives him satisfaction, enjoyment, respect, and admiration from peers, coworkers, and family, and fill the financial void.
- 09/05/2022 -How To Soul Search Before Your Job SearchRead More
When Stephanie joined the program, her goal was to determine where her career was going and a solid path forward. She was looking to find purpose and passion in her life and career, help others, and figure out what that looked like in her next career move and beyond. Little did she know that she was about to embark on a soul-searching mission, and what she found at the end of the process was a big surprise.
- 08/31/2022 -How To Launch Your Passion Project With A Full-Time JobRead More
Mark George is an alumnus of the purpose-driven career program, and I wanted to connect with him because he's got some exciting news.
As a Career Coach, I speak with many professionals with passion projects and side hustle ideas. Still, they don't feel like they have the time, space, or energy because their day job takes up so much of that time. I know that can be frustrating, So I wanted to interview Marc, who will inspire us all, and you will see how he created the time and the space, even with a full-time job, to launch two of his passion projects.
Marc's story is for those who have a passion project ideas but are riddled with doubts and fears of failure or time constraints or have too many ideas and are stuck with indecision.
- 08/26/2022 -How To Fast Track An Internal Promotion And RaiseRead More
When Cynthia reached out for support, her goal was ultimately to feel happy, motivated, and respected at work. She wanted the freedom to be herself in her day-to-day and make enough money to feel comfortable and spend a little extra on herself.
She wanted to move away from a similar job cycle and constantly second-guessing herself. She wanted to clarify her next career chapter, whether staying on her current career path or schooling.
What did that look like in reality? She didn’t know.
Here is Cynthia's story:
- 08/19/2022 -How To Make An Internal Career Transition At Your Current CompanyRead More
When Jillian reached out to us for support, she wanted clarity on her next career step with the plan to make it happen. She wanted insight into why she has made specific career choices, why she has given into her career fears, and a better understanding of her patterns. Her dream outcome was to have career clarity and enough confidence to get a job that she both enjoys and feels fulfilled.
- 08/06/2022 -How to Identify and Leverage Your Transferrable Skills to Advance Your CareerRead More
When Michael came to us five months ago, he needed help redefining his career path. He is a 31-year-old professional who was going on one career path in teaching. This career path fell into his lap and, over the years, became his security blanket. The problem was that he became so good at it that he became an invaluable employee.
But, he admitted to himself that he was miserable, stressed, and ready to find something that fulfills more of his purpose, plays to his skills and strengths, and pays off his student loans. But, he had a big question mark coming in…how do I leverage my transferrable skills to advance my career and also plagued by the thought, am I too old to switch careers now?
Here is Michaels's career transition journey:
- 07/25/2022 -Five Ideas To Recession-Proof Your CareerRead More
Layoffs, hiring freezes, and rescinded job offers dominate the headlines, and you may ask yourself how to best plan for the uncertainty? A poll on LinkedIn revealed that 60% of respondents are worried or very worried about their careers because of the uncertainty of the economy.
- 07/22/2022 -Why Having a Passion is Essential to Professional DevelopmentRead More
When Breana started the program, her goal was to get clarity on her skills, find happiness in her professional life that ultimately stems into her personal life, and know how to communicate professionally. Her ultimate dream was to see the direction she wanted and what steps she needed to take to get there.
Once Breana discovered her passions, it became clear she wanted to bridge her passions and skillset into her next career role. And knowing her passions helped her become more confident at work and overall helped her professional development.
Here is Breana’s Career Exploration journey toward landing her dream job.
- 06/30/2022 -How to Turn Your Skills and Passion Into Your Dream Job and LifeRead More
When Kristen reached out to us for the support she had been in a highly stressful reality tv producer role for the last six years. She was burnt out and wanted to find a job that met her personal and professional requirements. Not just the title or salary, but inspired by the content of the work, working with co-workers she likes, and having a good working relationship with her future boss. She also dreamed of a flexible working schedule that would allow her to focus on other passions outside of work. She used to be an on-camera host for small companies in their training films and participated in other entertainment hosting projects. It was a side gig that allowed her to express her passion, thoughts, and opinions on the world in a positive way.
Here is Kristen's eight-month journey from leaving a toxic work environment to landing her dream job at CMT that utilizes her skillset and allows her the space and support to pursue her passions outside of work.
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