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.

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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:

What Was Good About 2020?

What Was Good About 2020?

It has been a long difficult year. Are you eager for the new year? I certainly have the feeling that I would like to see the end of this year come quickly. Hopefully 2021 will be a better year! Now is the time however to look back at 2020 to see what you have achieved.

Ten Ways to Relax With Play

Ten Ways to Relax With Play

At this time of year most of us feel the stress of getting everything ready for the holidays. Now with the additional pressure of the Covid 19 pandemic getting worse, many of us are feeling pretty gloomy. Take a play break this month. It's time for all of us (me too) to lighten up. Here are 10 suggestions:

Should We Cancel Thanksgiving?

On November 15th the Boston Globe had an article entitled The Pilgrims would agree: Cancel Thanksgiving this year. The premise of the article is that it’s been such an awful year, let’s wait to celebrate when we are all vaccinated, and we have something to celebrate. The writer explains that that is what the Pilgrims did. What do you think?