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Career Doctor: Loss of Job/Loss of Identity, Part 2

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My husband has a fabulous job offer abroad for one to three years. Its a promotion, salary increase and excellent experience for when he returns to the …read more…

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Career Doctor: Loss of Job/Loss of Identity, Part 1

Dear Career Doctor,

My husband has a fabulous job offer abroad for one to three years. Its a promotion, salary increase and excellent experience for when he returns to the …read more…

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Career Doctor: A Career in Children’s Theatre

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I am an Afro-American female who has taught in the inner city for thirty years with a husband who partnered with me without being paid himself. Together, …read more…

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Career Doctor: Finding A Mission

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I’m still in high school, but really need to make the decision of what to go to college for. I know that after college I want …read more…

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Career Doctor: When You Don’t Know The Answer

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I have an interview next month with a merchant navy company. The application form asked for two references. I gave the names and addresses of two professors who …read more…

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Career Doctor: Picking A College Major

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I’m currently finishing up my junior year and I keep second-thinking my major. I know for certain that I plan to major in Spanish, but I can’t …read more…

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Career Doctor: Making Money With Math

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I am currently an 8th grade math teacher who is tired of barely making enough to pay bills. I am also burnt out working in the classroom …read more…

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Career Doctor: Marketing Is For Extroverts...Usually

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I am an introverted person and was in a job in an organization that preferred extroverted personalities over relative talent/hard work. I love writing, analysis, ideation and …read more…

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Career Doctor: How Do I Publish A Book?

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I recently came across your book, Mother Power, and thought it would be great to write and ask some questions about getting a book published. Like you, …read more…

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Career Doctor: Careers After Teaching?

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I have been employed as a teacher for 35 years in South Central Los Angeles, an area which is “challenged” by extreme poverty, street gangs, very low test scores, low …read more…

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Career Doctor: Job Opening In New Rochelle

Several days ago I received this question:

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I have a job opening in my publishing company in New Rochelle but don’t know how to post it in …read more…

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Career Doctor: My Husband Will Retire...Help!

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My husband will be retiring in a few years. He’s a lawyer and is looking forward to a no-stress life after retirement. I’m worried that no stress …read more…

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Career Doctor: Teachers Needed!

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My 10-year-old will not behave at all. Everything I ask him to do he says no to. He will not go to school. Please help.

Terri

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Career Doctor: My Son Has Become A Bad Student

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My son did very well in elementary school. Teachers told me he was bright and a pleasure to have in class. In middle school he started not …read more…

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Career Doctor: Updating Skills

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When I was out of work before, I quickly got a new job. Now, even though I have good skills and contacts, employers seem to want very …read more…

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Career Doctor: Franchise At 50?

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My boyfriend is almost 50. He works for a big international aerospace/tech company, managing about 50 engineers working on telecommunications satellites. He hates the company and the …read more…

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Career Doctor: Out of Work on Wall Street

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I have a friend who has been out of work for almost three years. He worked on the NYSE for 22 years and was a successful equities …read more…

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Can A Carefree Person Become A Serious Professional?

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I went through high school without caring about my grades because I just wanted to play sports. Now through a life changing experience at an ER I’ve …read more…

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Career Doctor: Ungrateful Heir To Family Business

NOTE TO READERS: Due to a glitch in the Gazette’s new web programming, most of The Career Doctor mail for the last month was not delivered and is somewhere unreachable …read more…

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Career Doctor: Should Kids Pay For College?

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My wife and I are in our late 40′s and have a mortgage and not a lot of savings. We have three children and the oldest is …read more…

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