Having a solid LinkedIn profile is one way to increase your visibility and open up more professional opportunities for yourself. People often invest most their efforts into capturing their career accomplishments in the “Experience” section. Unfortunately, the profile picture and background header photo are often an afterthought. However, not carefully considering the imagery you feature on […]
The very thought of leaving your full-time job and transitioning to self-employment can make your blood run cold. Still, this idea can be so tempting that you’re struggling every day not to follow it through and immediately sever ties with your current employer. As the whole success of your future business and your dreams’ fulfillment […]
Do you have a side project, freelance work, or independent consulting gig you enjoy more than your day job? If so, how can you tell whether it’s time to finally turn that side work into your full-time job? Here are 7 questions I asked myself that I hope will help you clarify whether it’s time to make your brave leap.
I looked down at the page of notes I’d just written, and suddenly, hot tears started pouring down my face. In that moment, I knew. I knew I had no other choice but to quit my job and become an entrepreneur. The problem was, I was terrified. I’m no stranger to job changes, or even […]
The most unsettling periods of my own life have been when I made a major career change, whether that involved quitting medical school to pursue a career in business, relocating from San Francisco to London, or leaving the corporate world to start my own career consultancy. Make no mistake, career pivots involve more friction, disruption, […]
As if being a full-time parent wasn’t stressful and time-consuming enough, now you have to decide whether or not to return to your old job or start your professional life anew. No matter if you liked your old career before stepping into maternal life, this is the perfect time to make a change for the […]