What Is That Sunday Evening Feeling?

It descends, normally, between around 5pm and 7.30pm and can be at its height at six, especially when the weather is turning and the last of the daylight has burnished the…

The Creative Itch

For many of us, our strongest and at the same time vaguest desire is to be more creative. And when we think about what it would mean to be creative, we…

Broadening the Job Search

One key thing that can go wrong in our thinking about a career is that we get fixated on a particular kind of job which – for one reason or another…

The Challenges of Choosing a Career

Our brains are fatefully badly equipped to interpret and understand themselves. We cannot sit down and simply enquire of ourselves directly what we might want to do with our working lives…

The Vocation Myth

The difficulty of defining a professional goal may be both serious and widespread, but it currently lacks the generous, extensive and careful consideration it deserves. In truth, we tend to see…

On Career Crises

In 1700, in Western Europe, there were some 400 different kinds of jobs you could choose from. Nowadays, there are approximately 500,000. No wonder if we sometimes have a bit of…