Career Change, Mid-career crisis, fulfillment, purpose, job satisfaction, job purpose, career transition, job switch, job search

“I am wasting my life on a job I don’t like.”

“I lost my sense of purpose at work.”

“I can’t do it anymore.”

“I feel tired and frustrated building a career I am not passionate about.”

“I don’t care about my performance anymore.”

This is what I hear my…


I was told by my boss that my English wasn’t perfect. My manager was a perfectionist.

I was grateful for that feedback and started improving my English skills.

At the same time, my self-confidence dropped, and I started avoiding all the situations when I had to speak English in front…


After 9 years I got sick of my recruitment job.

I was so tired of that that I didn’t want to wake up and go to work. I wasn’t happy and didn’t have the motivation to do any better. I was daydreaming about my new career.

The first time it…


“I decided not to apply because I don’t have all required skills”. Please STOP doing this if you want to get your dream job.

Reality

✏️ A posted job includes a huge list of skills in order to find a perfect match. But there is no perfect fit. Thus, recruiters & managers always give up some “must-have” requirements.

✏️ Often, managers don’t know how to write a good job description or they have no time…


After I moved to the Netherlands, I was actively looking for a job. I sent my CV to almost 60 companies. At first, I didn’t keep track of applications because I thought that I will find a job after a few attempts. I was mistaken and quickly realized that I…


Conducting remote meetings, watching Netflix, cooking healthy food, working out, having virtual drinks, etc. What else can we do in times of coronavirus?

Many people have been affected by the current crisis. And I am not talking only about layoffs. Many of us are struggling with fear or anxiety. Others have a lack of communication and support.

So how can we show a little bit of empathy and help those who need us…


I was always trying to get an opportunity to work from home at least once a week. For some companies, this was the norm. For others, it was simply unacceptable. However, sometimes you just have to ask and explain why it is important to you. …

Anastasiia Serafyn

Career Coach | I help professionals build fulfilling careers, reach their full potential & thrive at work

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