Categories Archives: Careers

Ask Carla: Facebook Dilemma.

Dear Ask Carla, I have a crazy situation. I work in a small business and have a great relationship with my supervisor. She is really cool and has become one of my mentors and advisors. I love working with her. Here is the problem! She sent a friend reques ...

Givers and Takers.

A few years ago, my parents and I talked about a situation that left me feeling as if I had been taken advantage of. You see, one of my greatest attributes is that I love people, but it is also one of my greatest weaknesses. Unfortunately, my love for peo ...

HERstory: This Woman’s Work.

In 2001, Carla was asking herself, “What did I do wrong?” She was on the brink of a divorce with a two year old daughter to support. She had left most of her possessions, including all furniture, in the house previously shared with a soon to be ex-hus ...

Do you have any tips for phone interviews?.

Q: I was told by a potential employer that the initial interview would be over the phone. I have never had a phone interview; do you have any tips to help me get through? A: One of the parts of my job that I love the most is conducting phone interviews w ...

Walking in YOUR Purpose….

One of my favorite bible stories is the story of Noah’s Ark. God tells Noah a flood is going to destroy the earth. God then tells Noah to build an ark, so that he and his family will be spared. God also told Noah to put two (male and female) of every an ...

A Woman is Like a Tea Bag.

“A WOMAN is like a tea bag; you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” The last few years have been very trying for me, but very significant in my finding and defining my true life’s work. I read somewhere that when you ask a ...

Look For the Pearls.

Pearls are formed inside the shell of certain mollusks as a defense against a potentially threatening irritant such as a parasite inside its shell, or an attack from outside. The mollusk creates a pearl sac to seal off the irritation. This sac is made by ...