When career change seems impossible

You come across an article on career change. For a moment, anything seems possible! Could you? Would you? Should you? Almost immediately, the doubts creep in. The people featured in the article are the exception rather than the rule, aren’t they? They don’t have your responsibilities. You’d never have the time. Besides, you’ve no clue what else you’d do. What if you had to go back to college? You couldn’t afford to do that!

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How to volunteer (even when you're busy!)

Do you feel a strong desire to give back but don’t know where to start?

Paul FitzGerald is an experienced volunteer and a board member of the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Volunteer Centre. I’ve asked him to give us some insight into what it’s like to volunteer at mid-career, including how to volunteer when you’re busy and the benefits of volunteering if you’re trying to make a mid-career change!

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What to expect from a coaching session with me

Have you ever had a coaching session? What was it like?

For me, coaching is as much an experience as a process that gets results. The experience includes where the coaching takes place, what happens at each stage of the process, as well as the relationship between you and your coach. To help you decide whether or not you want to work with me, here’s what to expect from a COACHD coaching session!

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Taking action by creating SMART goals

Did you create a super simple career plan for 2019? Most likely, there’s more than one thing that you’ll need to do in order to arrive at your destination.

You may have a long or short to-do list but either way it’s important to know how to set a goal. One of the most effective ways of doing that is by making sure that it’s a SMART goal!

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A super simple career plan for 2019

If you want to make a career change, a plan helps make it a priority.

However, changing career - or simply making changes within your existing career - can seem like a huge task. So much so that we can avoid doing anything at all about it. Here’s a SUPER SIMPLE way of taking a first step in the right direction which will set you up for the year ahead.

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