Category: Career

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Last week I talked about the dreaded question young adults (and people in general) face all too often: “So what are you doing now?” I explained that many of us hate that question because it evokes feelings of shame and…

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

It’s graduation season, so I hear this question being posed more than any other time of year: “So what are you doing now?” A little part of me deflates every time someone asks me this. Nothing impressive, that’s what, I…

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

It’s classic job interview material. “Tell me about your strengths. What can you add to this organization?” If you’re like most of us, you probably feel a twinge of panic. How do you answer this question? Is there any good answer to…