The increasing desire for fulfilling work

As a career counsellor, I have witnessed the increasing desire for fulfilling work amongst my clients. Fulfillment is at the top of the “want” list for those experiencing career transitions, for those re-assessing their relationship with their current work roles, for those who are experiencing and navigating work-related stress and burnout, or for those in […]

Answering your questions about Career Counselling

Career counsellors bring a wealth of diverse expertise and experience to the field. Selecting a career counsellor to work with is a very personal choice and it should be the right fit for you and the areas of your career you want to explore and/or work on. I wanted to respond to some of your […]

Returning to work after burnout

When I work with clients who have experienced burnout and have taken time away from work for self-care or to seek help and/or support, they often have mixed feelings about returning to work. Whether a client is returning to the same workplace or has decided to embark on a career transition, these feelings can include […]

A guide to information meetings

This 8-step guide is designed to help you organize and conduct information meetings. This is a guide. As you become more practised with these types of meetings and conversations, the way you organize and experience them should become increasingly personalized and organic. Why do Information Meetings? A few good reasons… Information meetings can offer insights […]

When Are Career Transitions Necessary?

Many individuals who contact me want to talk through the subject and feasibility of a career transition. They seek perspective on whether the feelings and experiences they currently have toward their work indicate that a change in job or profession may indeed be necessary. Career Transitions Career transitions are certainly growing in frequency. For young adults in particular, […]

Movement and Change

As a career counsellor I work with movement and change. I work with the life-long relationship we have with work and career; that often means helping clients to re-evaluate and re-define this relationship, to explore the meaning work currently holds for them, to see how their skills, expertise, and perspectives have evolved, and to imagine what they […]

Acceptance

Acceptance, as a topic and as an experience, is always present in my work: how to comfortably accept a sudden job loss, how to accept a necessary career transition, how to acknowledge and accept that we are experiencing unmanageable stress or burnout, how to accept that we feel stuck and cannot decide which career path […]

Take Your Time

The rapid movement and constant change that characterize our lives create a paradox. The world offers us more and expects more from us. The demand for our attention is constant and as a result our attention becomes increasingly fractured. We are over-connected while also seeking deeper, more valued, connection.  Is the hyper busy-ness of our […]

Reflective Conversations Before Embarking On A Career Transition

Reassessing your Relationship with Work and Career Career transitions are one of the most recurrent conversations I have with clients. But in my experience clients often want time and space to explore more reflective questions. These more personal, client-centered conversations precede the steps and strategies necessary to navigate a career transition. Many clients I work […]

A Career Transition Checklist

Career transitions are often challenging periods to navigate. Even when we willingly embark on a career transition, the starting point often feels hazy. I like to start this conversation from a holistic perspective as every career transition has its own unique and overriding narrative. Guiding clients through a reflective process at the beginning helps to […]