Caroline Dowd-Higgins

About Caroline Dowd-Higgins

With over a decade of career and professional development coaching experience, Caroline Dowd-Higgins has a desire to empower and energize people to achieve their personal goals. Her training style is engaging, high energy, and positive with a focus on unlocking the self-advocate within each of us.
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The Thrill of Victory and The Agony of Defeat

National unemployment numbers are the lowest in recent history and jobs are more plentiful but finding the right career fit can still be a challenge. Some are re-entering the job world after a planned hiatus – like taking time off to raise children, caring for elderly parents, or becoming a trailing spouse following a partner’s [...]

By | October 21st, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Your Working Life with Terrance Blackman Stroud

Terrance Blackman Stroud is a government strategist who talks about the benefits of switching careers and his passion for public service.

By | October 17th, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

Design Your Career Destiny So It Doesn’t Happen by Default

I was honored to present the keynote session at the Women’s Forum for the ISACA Chicago Chapter in October. I share a few salient points from the daylong event that will resonate for women (and men) focusing on designing their professional lives so they don’t happen by default. Manage Up. Don’t assume your boss knows [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Be Curious in Life and Career

Tory Burch believes that being curious in life and career leads to great things.

By | October 15th, 2017|Featured, Inspirational Videos|

Be a High Achiever Instead of a Workaholic

As a recovering workaholic, I have finally come to terms with the reality that workaholism is unhealthy and unsustainable. The tragic reality of workaholism is that is also leads to unhappiness and burnout in life and career. I believe that suffering is optional and now I’m focusing on being a high achiever instead if a [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Finding Work After A Long Career Break

Talia Jansen is mom of two who returned to the workforce after several years as the Chief Household Officer for her family. She focused on raising her young children and off ramped from the world of work but she successfully re-entered after several years away and has great wisdom to share. Thank you, Talia for [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Create a Bed Time Ritual for a Good Night’s Rest

Signal your brain that sleep is coming and prepare for and a good night's sleep.

By | October 8th, 2017|Featured, Inspirational Videos|

Your Working Life Real-Time Career Coaching with Elizabeth

A real-time career coaching session with Elizabeth who wants to sharpen her salary negotiation skills for a new career opportunity.

By | October 8th, 2017|Featured, Your Working Life Podcast|

Creativity in Your Career

It’s easy to fall into a monotonous routine at work that zaps your energy and leads to a lack of enthusiasm. Keeping your career fresh and compelling is your responsibility since your boss is not your career coach. Career engagement starts with you and these tips will help you hone your creativity at work. Learn [...]

By | September 30th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Celebrate “Good Enough to Go”

Celebrate "Good Enough to Go" to Beat Perfectionism.

By | September 30th, 2017|Featured, Inspirational Videos|