Entries by Molly Ebert

The Right Career Fit: The Path to Closing the Skills Gap

This article is part one of two in a series introducing a new feature of the Highlands Career Exploration report, coming March 2020. There is a skills gap in the American workforce. Jobs are available and recruiters are looking for talent, but increasingly they are not finding it within the ranks of new graduates from […]

Job Burnout is a Real Thing!

Do you dread going into work in the morning? Do you sit in your car in your workplace parking lot, waiting until the last moment before heading into work? Maybe you can’t wait to be back in your car, on your way home, or heading to do something you feel passionate about? If you said […]

Three Simple Steps To Beating Procrastination

There is no doubt that procrastination is a shallow grave in which life-changing opportunities are buried. Procrastination is the lack of taking action. We often prefer to do something else rather than the tasks that lead to a productive outcome. In simple terms, procrastination is a pause in the process that leads to success. It’s […]

What Is the Next Step in Your Career?

Are you stuck in a job that isn’t you? Ready for a career change, but have no idea where to start?  Or maybe you know what you’re looking for, but need a plan to get there?   If one of these 5 challenges (or others) is creating a bottleneck, keep reading! Paralyzing indecision about whether […]

The Kids Are Back in School – Now What? 

Are You at a Crossroads in Your Life? Did you just send your kids back to school? Maybe you sent an older child to college for the first time. Or maybe you have a younger child who just started preschool or kindergarten. Whatever your situation, it can be difficult transitioning to a new routine – […]

Do You Have a Personal Vision Statement?

Do You Have a Personal Vision Statement? Are you living your life in the way you want?  Does your lifestyle reflect your values and purpose? If you feel dissatisfied in your life or have a lack of connection or purpose, a Personal Vision Statement can help redirect your life to connect with what is truly […]

Stay at Home Dads – What’s Next?

Why are more dads increasingly becoming the “stay-at-home parent?”   An increasing number of men are leaving the workplace to become stay at home dads. Why this shift, when, traditionally, women have been the stay-at-home parent?  More women are increasingly taking on high-powered, high-paying jobs and are committed to their career advancement. This can mean […]