Author Archive | kim

Career Happiness: Making Your Work Meaningful

A recent journal article in the APA’s Monitor on Psychology discussed the importance of making your work meaningful. Based on the research, psychologists discovered what makes work meaningful is much more than titles or money. Rather, the secret to career happiness lies in how one’s work contributes to the overall good of the organization and community. According […]

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Is Your Boss Derailing Your Career Happiness?

Many success-minded professionals are challenged by a boss who’s controlling, limiting, boorish, clingy or even taking credit for their good work. Unfortunately, this is more common than not. So what should you do when your boss is derailing your career happiness? Change. Yes change! You need to make some serious changes in order to cultivate […]

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Money and Your Career: Naming a Number in the Interview and the Right Time for Raise Requests

No one can accurately predict where they will be in 10 years, but one thing is for certain, you’ll eventually have a discussion about money and your career. Whether you’re naming a number in the interview or submitting a raise request, it’s important to have a strategy. If you’re in the market for career advancement, […]

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The Truth About Career Coaching

Career coaching can mean many things to many people. My clients define career coaching as a supportive and productive process that helps them achieve their most important career goals. But what does this mean for you? To tell you to the truth—everything! Imagine having someone to partner with who is equally vested in helping you […]

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A Healthy Career Guide to Salary Negotiation

Recently, I facilitated a book discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In. Based on the conversation, the topic of “negotiating” was a big hit. Everyone wanted more. This is also true for my clients. No matter their gender, age, or profession, when asked if they want coaching on this topic, it’s always a resounding “yes”—especially […]

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