HAPPY AT
WORK

Imagine a world where everyone is happy at work
I am Alvah S. Parker (asparker) and this is my vision.

I help my clients find the spark within that propels them toward a meaningful career
so they can be happy at work. Clients call me A Sparker.

Parker Associates

Career and Business Coaching for Those Seeking Meaningful Work and Career Change

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What’s wrong with trying?

What’s wrong with trying?

My manager objected when I said I would try to make the sale she was asking about. I was an exceptionally good sales professional. I couldn’t image a time when I would not give everything I had to make the sale. For her it sounded as though I wasn't totally committed.

Avoid Burnout – 10 Ways to Cope with Stress

If you are feeling that you are heading toward burnout, the best thing you can do for yourself is to replenish yourself too. Rest is very important. Here are 10 other ways

Are You Feeling Burnt Out?

Burnout is a subject I am extremely interested in since many of my clients come to me because they feel they are becoming burnt out. How can you identify the causes of your burnout and then make changes in your life to eliminate those causes?

Ten Tips on Negotiating Your Salary

I worked with a client this week who wanted to be prepared to negotiate a job with her current boss and also a new boss since she is looking both internally and externally for a job. Her current boss is offering her a chance to apply for a new job that he feels she may be qualified for. Here are 10 Tips on negotiating your salary: