Many, though not all, of my career coaching clients are women. I think about why that is alot. It seems like higher ed women seek out career coaching more frequently than men. And a big part is probably because they are more willing to ask for and accept help. But I also know it’s because …
Asking higher ed employees to ever pivot and remain flexible is fine up to a point. My clients are well beyond that point. They have flexed so hard they have snapped.
You may have a Career Plan. You may even have a backup Career Plan. But did you know you need THREE options for your career plan? In this article I’ll break down why 3 options is always best.
I went through major anxiety when I was in grad school, and that was a *lifetime* ago in the higher ed landscape. Before the recession. The women and men I coach are all battling this to one degree or another. While I can recommend tips and strategies, I just want you to know that you are not alone and I have been there.
ABDs and Master’s students need alt-ac career advice too, in some ways even more than PhDs.