On this page, you’ll find links to some of the articles that I have written for professional journals and magazines in the careers field.
How to Use Personal Writing to Manage your own Career Transition
This article is co-authored with my esteemed mentor and colleague, transition expert Leia Francisco. Learn easy-to-use, practical, proven, and flexible transition writing tools to help with challenging career changes.
Career transitions often come with other important life changes.
If you like this article, discover more about personal writing and change in Leia’s book — Writing Through Transitions: A Guide for Transforming Life Changes
Project Management Skills and Careers
In this article, co-authored with my UK-based colleague Sharon De Mascia, we share some ideas about how tools developed in the field of project management can be applied to help professionals manage their careers. Sharon is the author of the book “Project Psychology: Tools and Techniques for making your Project a Success”. My own experience of project management comes from a position as project manager and researcher on a team investigating work-life issues and transitions at Portland State University.
Careers and Relocation
This was an invited article for Career Convergence, the online publication of the National Career Development Association.
It combines a personal and professional overview of some of the career challenges involved when you relocate.
Creative Approaches to Careers
Career Change can be a confusing experience. Using personal writing tools to explore and makes sense of experiences can be very helpful. This article, first published in Career Voice International (by the Association of Career Professionals International), describes specific personal writing and journaling techniques to help with job search and career change.
Careers and Personal Strengths
This article, co-authored with Emma Trenier and published in Career Convergence (by NCDA – National Career Development Association), discusses individual strengths and why knowing one’s strengths is important during career change.