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Founded in 2009, Eat Your Career (a division of CCS Ventures, LLC) is a coaching and consulting company dedicated to professional development and career advancement. We offer a variety of services for private individuals and corporate clients. Based out of Denver, CO, we are available for work both locally and globally.

We offer a selection of on-demand professional development and training programs and products located in our Success Store.

What Does “Eat Your Career” Mean?

We believe work can be a delicious, nourishing experience and we love helping professionals figure out what that means for them and how to achieve it.

The idea for Eat Your Career came about when our founder, Chrissy Scivicque, a certified nutritionist and natural born foodie, realized that career advice and nutrition advice aren’t all that different. Depending on your habits and choices, you can create a nourishing, satisfying experience or you can find yourself hungry and unfulfilled. Learn more about the Eat Your Career concept by reading the following two articles: The Fast Food Career / The Slow Cooked Career.

Meet the Founder and CEO, Chrissy Scivicque

Chrissy Scivicque (pronounced “Civic”) is an award-winning writer, certified career coach and experienced corporate trainer. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Sonoma State University, Certification in Copy Editing from UC San Diego, and Certification in Clinical Nutrition from Bauman College in Penngrove, CA. Chrissy is also a Certified Professional Career Manager (PCM) and she has completed 120+ hours of CTI core curriculum for life coaches. In a former life, she worked for several years in the field of banking and finance in Northern California.

A born entrepreneur, Chrissy launched The Executive Assistant’s Toolbox in 2007. This gave her a platform to promote her writing online while also sharing her passion for personal and professional development. In 2008, a start-up company called OfficeArrow purchased the website and hired her as Managing Editor, where she stayed for three years. In this role, she also acted as company spokesperson and community advisor.

Chrissy’s writing on career-related topics is regularly featured on dozens of websites including Forbes, Monster, CareerBuilder, CBS News (formerly BNET), and Careerealism among others. She has trained teams in companies large and small, including Turner Broadcasting, GA Power, and Atlanta Regional Commission. Chrissy has presented at numerous conferences including the ASAP’s Administrative Professionals Conference (APC), IAAP Annual Forum, Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence, and many more.

Interviews with Chrissy

Watch Chrissy on Career Reality T.V.

Meet Our Mascot

Mollie, our mascot.

18 Responses to “About Us”

  1. Diggy says:

    Hey Chrissy!
    You left a comment on my blog and I thought I’d come check out yours! I like your layout and your topics. I’m very interested in nutrition myself, although I am never going to study it as a profession. I just like to discover what gives me the most energy and what food is the best for my body:)

    Keep up the good work and I hope this site becomes a success too!!

  2. Chrissy says:

    Diggy! So good to see you here! You’re such an inspiration for me. I read your blog all the time and love it. Sure seems like it’s getting popular these days. Congratulations! Hope to see you around these parts again 😉

  3. Parker Lee says:

    ha ha..speaking of Diggy. I found your comment through his blog. Interesting name, “eat your career”

    And I agree, luvin’ tha layout… look forward to browsing through your site


  4. […] back to her old chipper self. For those of you animal lovers, you can see a few pictures of her on my blog’s “about me” page (just scroll down the page a bit). And, if you’re the kind of person who experiences intermittent […]

  5. Robin Easton says:

    Mollie in her vest made me laugh out loud!!!! I JUST LOVE THAT PHOTO!! Adorable and beyond adorable. LOLOL!!! :)

  6. Chrissy says:

    Ha ha, Robin! I know! Isn’t that the funniest face she’s making? It kills me. Glad you got a laugh out of it. She makes me laugh every single day.

    Oh, and Parker, if you like the layout the theme is called Headway. It’s super easy to customize and I haven’t done all that much. Thanks for the kind words.

  7. […] back to her old chipper self. For those of you animal lovers, you can see a few pictures of her on my blog’s “about me” page (just scroll down the page a bit). And, if you’re the kind of person who experiences intermittent […]

  8. Lisa Olsen says:

    Love the site, Chrissy. Can I use some of the articles in my college class I teach?? I will refer my students to your site. Great stuff from someone who really “gets” the current work environment.

    I still say we need to collaborate on something…small conference/retreat of some kind????

    Let’s do it. You are AWESOME!!!

  9. Aimee Guzman says:

    Hi Chrissy,
    I stumbled upon your site through Ms. Career Girl which I see that you are already familiar with. I like your post, 20 Inconvenient Career Truths. I look forward to reading the rest of what your site has to offer.


  10. AzaleaTempestDesigns says:

    Hi Chrissy,

    I like your site, and I like what you have to say. I saw your comment from, and checked it. I agree with you, your career is important and taking the time to figure it out is instrumental in actualizing it!

    I am one of those doing exactly that! Quit my job, went and saw a psychic, traveled the nation for 6 months to sight-see and landed half way across the nation in CA to start my new blogging career.

    Keep up the good work, and I really look forward to seeing your site succeed.

    ~ Sofi

  11. Jaky Astik says:

    Hey Chrissy (I’ve never heard that name before,btw), you’ve a wonderful name. Enjoyed reading a few of your posts. Ultra cool! That post on Dumb Little Man, that was too good for keeping me from coming here.

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  13. Norman I. Harris says:

    Chrissy, it’s your friend from the APC Conference a few years back. I just wanted you to know that you have been an inpsiration to me and I just wanted you to know that my career is still taking off in a very good way. I have since graduated with my masters degree in Operations Management from the Univserity of Arkansas, I have been accepted in the USAF Palace Acquire Program as an Item Manager and I moved from Florida to Oklahoma in order to take that position. I have never forgotten the training that I received in your session during the APC Conference and I thank you for everything that you have done. I thank you again and hope that you keep in touch. Have a great day.

  14. Daniela says:

    I’ve noticed that yesterday was your last day of “101 Goals in 1001 Days”. I can hardly wait to read your comments on that experience.
    Have a nice day

  15. Faisal says:

    Good blog with interesting articles. Keep up the efforts.

  16. Morenike Kolawole says:

    Hi Chrissy, I got to know about you when I got my job as an executive assistant. It was such an interesting book. I checked your site today and it was such an inspiration.
    Keep up the good work.

  17. […] Scivique states that overdelivering can be a waste of time because one could spend a whole lot of time adding thrills to a document when it was not required.  This does not matter, really.  It is never a waste of time to “perfect” your work.  It is never a waste of time to make your brand stand out. Even if your work is not even looked at, you know that you spent the time doing quality work and you did your best. It’s the principle that counts. […]

  18. susan says:

    Can I use your change quiz in an upcoming talk? Sue

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