I never expected to be a career coach. Here’s what went down and how Careergasm began.
Author Archive | Sarah Vermunt
If you want to build a strategy in the RIGHT direction, first you need clarity about what you really want. Clarity before strategy. Always.
If you feel like a loser because you don’t know what you’re doing, all I can say is welcome to the club. Also, you’ll be just fine.
Sometimes having a good clear picture of what you DON’T want keeps you from accidentally straying down the wrong path.
Side hustles are awesome! And a fuckton of work. Here’s how to stay sane while you SLAY.
Life is messy. So is work. And starting your career takes time.
Whether you’re a career newbie or just haven’t had to job hunt in a while, make sure you avoid these common flubs.
Do I really need to make a LinkedIn profile? Will I have to start washing my hair more often? Do I need to buy a FUCKING PANTSUIT?!
You want to build a career that supports your life. And build a life that supports your career. And hope that both ultimately support your happiness. That’s what I’m after, anyway. I think that’s what most of us want. Building something takes a while. So I like to think of careers as buildings that are […]
The right conditions can raise the quality of your work and boost your happiness and fulfillment. WIN.
Feeling lost is a natural part of the human experience. Unfortunately, one that we don’t talk about very often.
What to do when you followed the rules and did everything right, but it doesn’t feel quite like you’d hoped.
Once you tune in to your career calling all of your fears drop away and you ride off into the sunset, right? Nope. Hell nope. Welcome to the resistance.
Want to raise the quality of your work and elevate your level of happiness and fulfillment? Here’s some juicy stuff that might not be on your radar…
Momentarily stepping away from your work can actually make you MORE productive. Who knew?
Why? You can always make more money. But you can’t make more time.
It’s easy to let your work become one big administrative sinkhole. But that’s not what you signed up for. Here’s how to protect the work that lights you up…
The serious little fish from The Cat in the Hat was always warning people not to have too much fun because something bad might happen. Sound familiar?
Why settle for a supporting role when you could play the lead? Questions like this carry an inherent assumption – that everybody wants to be the lead. Or at least they should want that. Not so. I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman who has built a 20-year career […]
A career change is scary by design. It’s unfamiliar territory. We’re all secretly scared that we’ll fuck it up and end up living in a van down by the river.