Empowering Publications

Dr. Randall Hansen's non-academic publications -- his books, e-books, and articles -- focus mainly on four main subjects -- centered around his core mission of empowering people to live better lives: healing from trauma, psychedelic medicines for healing, living a happy, joy-filled, and healthy life; career guidance; and academic success.

Books | Empowering Videos | Happy and Healing Life Articles
Career-Related Articles | Academic Success Articles
Wellness-Related Articles | Forestry and Farm Articles | Vocabulary Enrichment Articles

Dr. Randall Hansen's Empowering Books

Heal! Wholeistic Methods of Healing cover Triumph Over Trauma Cover
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Choosing a College Major Book Cover Complete Idiot's Guide to Study Skills cover


Dr. Randall Hansen's Empowering Videos


Dr. Randall Hansen's (EmpoweringAdvice.com) Empowering Happy Life Articles


Dr. Randall Hansen's (Quintessential Careers) Empowering Career, College, Job, and Workplace Articles

Some of Dr. Hansen's empowering articles...

  • Achieve the Job Offer You Deserve by Avoiding These 10 Salary Negotiation Mistakes
  • Branding Your Resume
  • Career and Job-Search Planning Guide: From A to Z
  • Career Research Checklist
  • Checklist for College Students to Help Avoid/Reduce Quarterlife Issues
  • Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path
  • Choosing a College that's Right for You
  • Closing the Sale and Overcoming Objections in the Job Interview
  • Cold Calling: A Time-Tested Method of Job-Hunting
  • College-Bound High School Senior Planning Calendar
  • College Grad Job-Hunting Readiness Quiz: A Quintessential Careers Quiz
  • College Professor Pet Peeves and Positive Student Behaviors
  • College Scholarships Do's and Don'ts
  • Considering Graduate School? Answer These Five Questions Before You Decide
  • Cover Letter Formula for Job-Search Success
  • Creating a Career Vision for Your Life: Envisioning Your Ideal Career
  • Criteria for Choosing a Graduate Program
  • Dealing With a Bad Boss: Strategies for Coping
  • Dealing With a Non-Complete Clauses and Agreements
  • Developing a Strategic Vision for Your Career Plan
  • Developing Your Job/Career/Life Survival Plan: Preparing for the Possibility of Losing Your Job in Weak Economic Times
  • 15 Myths and Misconceptions About Job-Hunting
  • The 15-Point College Grad Job-Hunting Study Guide
  • Fighting the Overqualified Label: 10 Tactics for a Successful Job-Search
  • Finding Your Career Passion
  • Five Career Resolutions You Need to Make -- and Keep
  • Following Up All Job Leads: Don't Wait by the Phone (or Computer)
  • For Job-Hunting Success, Develop a Comprehensive Job-Search Plan
  • Franchising Pros and Cons: Is Franchising Right for You?
  • Fundamentals of a Good Resume
  • Getting Fired: An Opportunity for Change and Growth
  • Getting the Raise You Deserve
  • Graduate School Timetable for College Seniors
  • A Guide for Teens: How to Find a Summer Job
  • Handy (and Strategic) Tips for Dealing With Office Politics
  • Helpful Job-Searching Hints for Teen Job-Seekers
  • High-School Junior-Year Timetable
  • High School Seniors: Preparing for Your Next Step After High School
  • Holiday Office Party Do's and Don'ts
  • How to Build and Expand Your Career Network: 10 Proven Techniques
  • How to Find Your Ideal Internship
  • How to Get Started on Your Resume: A Five-Step Primer for College Students and Recent College Grads
  • The Importance of the High School Junior Year
  • Internship Do's and Don'ts
  • Interviewing Do's and Don'ts
  • Interviewing Prep: Job Interview Checklist
  • Job Burnout Quiz: How Close Are You To Burning Out?
  • Job-Hunting Do's and Don'ts
  • Job-Hunting in a Weak Job Market: 5 Strategies for Staying Upbeat (and Improving Your Chances of Success)
  • Job-Hunting's Parallels With Dating: Steps on How to Find Your Next Successful Employer Relationship
  • Job Ideas for Teens 15 and Younger: Beyond Babysitting
  • Job Offer Sound Too Good? 10 Tips on How to Avoid Job Scams and Schemes
  • Job Offer Too Low? Use These Key Salary Negotiation Techniques to Write a Counter Proposal Letter
  • Job Options for (Younger and Older) Teens
  • Job Resignation Do's and Don'ts
  • Job Satisfaction Quiz: How satisfies Are You with Your Job?
  • Job-Search Advice for College Seniors and Recent College Grads: Job-Hunting in Times of Uncertainty
  • Job Search Checklist
  • The Job-Search Domino Effect: Key Phases of Your Job Search
  • Job-Seeker Tips for Making Good First Impressions
  • A Job-Seeker's Guide to Successfully Completing Job Applications
  • Just Do It! Six Reasons to Ride a Bike or Walk to Work
  • Make Your College Application shine: Six Strategies for Success
  • Making a Lateral Career Move: The Pros and Cons
  • Making and Keeping Your New Year's Career Resolutions
  • Making the Most of Your Internship(s)
  • Making a Successful Transition from College to Career: Time for a Reality Check
  • Managing Job Stress: 10 Strategies for Coping and Thriving
  • Mastering the Art of Teams and Team-Building: 10 Tips for Top-Quality Teamwork
  • Mastering the On-Site Interview: A Guide to Company Visits
  • Mastering Your MBA Application
  • Moving Up the Ladder: 10 Strategies for Getting Yourself Promoted
  • Networking Your Way to a New Job
  • Next Step After High School? Some Alternatives to College
  • Non-Traditional Career Paths for Men and Women
  • One-Week Job-Search: How to Lay The Foundation for a New Job in Just Seven Days
  • Perception vs. Reality: 10 Truths About The Generation Y Workforce
  • Planning Your MBA? Lay the Groundwork Now for Your MBA Internship
  • Portfolio Careers: Creating a Career of Multiple Part- Time Jobs
  • Preparing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • The Pros and Cons of Taking a Survival Job. What Should You Do?
  • Questions to Ask at Career and Job Fairs
  • References: The Keys to Choosing and Using the Best Job References in Your Job Search
  • Responding to Requests for Salary Requirements or Salary Histories: Strategies and Suggestions
  • Resume Critique Worksheet
  • Resume Found: Keys to Successful Search Engine Registration
  • Resume Strategy Quiz
  • Resume Writing Quiz: Career Changers
  • Resume Writing Quiz: Entry-Level Job Seeker/New Graduate
  • Resume Writing Quiz: Experienced Job-Seekers
  • Salary Negotiation, Compensation, and Job Offer Quiz
  • Salary Negotiations Do's and Don'ts
  • Seven Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Career: Build Your Future Regardless of Health of the Economy
  • Situational Interviews and Stress Interviews: What to Make of Them and How to Succeed in Them
  • Six-Step Process to Conducting a Year-End Review of Your Career
  • So You've Graduated College... What's Next for You? Eight Critical Issues Facing New Grads
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Companies
  • Strategies for Staying Upbeat During a Long Job-Search
  • Surviving the Office Holiday Party: How NOT to Lose Your Job or be the Topic of Conversation Around the Office
  • Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market: Uncovering Unpublicized Job Leads
  • A Taxonomy of Common Types of Co-Workers
  • Teen Resume Writing Worksheet
  • 10 Career Change Mistakes to Avoid
  • 10 Deadly Sins of Job-Hunting: Top Ways to Bomb Your Job Search -- and How to Avoid Them
  • The Ten Keys to Success at Job and Career Fairs
  • 10 Portfolio Career Tips
  • 10 Reality Checks of Job-Hunting: Overcoming Common Job-Search Mistakes
  • 10 Rules of a Good Job-Search
  • 10-Step Career Tune-Up
  • The 10-Step Plan to Career Change
  • 10 Sticky Job Interview Situations and How to Handle Them
  • 10 Things Colleges Seek From High School Applicants
  • 10 Things for High School Students Remember
  • 10 Things (Activities) You Can Do Today for Your Job Search
  • 10 Tips for Getting Good (or Better) Grades
  • 10 Tips for Getting Your Work/Life in Balance
  • 10 Tips for Successful Career Planning
  • 10 Tips for Writing a Job-Search Interview Thank-You Letter
  • 10 Ways to Develop Job Leads
  • Time to Change Jobs... or Careers? A Quintessential Careers Quiz
  • Turning Your Hobby into a Full-Time Business? Answer These Questions First
  • Types of Job Interviews
  • Uncovering a Company's Corporate Culture is a Critical Task for Job-Seekers
  • Using a SWOT Analysis in Your Career Planning
  • Using Key Marketing Tools to Position Yourself on the Job Market
  • What Do Employers Really Want? Top Skills and Values Employers Seek from Job-Seekers
  • When Job-Hunting: Dress for Success
  • The Word is Out: Becoming a Free Agent is a Hot Career Path
  • Workaholics Quiz: Do You Focus on Work Too Much?
  • Working Beyond Retirement: For Money, Identity, and Purpose
  • Workplace Relationships Quiz: What Kind of Co-Worker Are You? A Quintessential Careers Quiz
  • Your First Days Working at a New Job: 20 Tips to Help Make a Great Impression
  • Your First Year at College: 25 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year and Beyond
  • Your Senior Year in College: 15 Activities That are Pivotal to Your Job-Search Success


Dr. Randall Hansen's (MyCollegeSuccessStory.com) Empowering Academic Success, Study Skills Articles


Dr. Randall Hansen's (EmpoweringRetreat.com) Empowering Health and Wellness Articles


Dr. Randall Hansen's (HansenWoodlandFarm.com) Empowering Forestry and Farming Articles


Dr. Randall Hansen's (EnhanceMyVocabulary.com) Empowering Vocabulary and Word Enrichment Articles