• When, Why, and How to Change Your Career Path
    You’re counting down the hours until 5 p.m., calling in sick, and living for the weekends. Before you take the drastic step of quitting your job or the even more drastic step of switching careers, take a step back. What needs to change: your job, your career—or something else?
  • Grow Your Career Without Changing Jobs
    Even if you love your job, there’s always room for progression even if you don’t want to change jobs. Here’s how.
  • How to Explain a Career Shift During a Job Interview
    It’s important you’re prepared to explain your career shift confidently during a job interview. Here are some tips to help ensure that a positive step in your life doesn’t get misconstrued as something negative.
  • 5 Myths About Switching Jobs or Careers
    The time has come, and you’re ready to make a major change in your career. Now you’ll have the pleasure of hearing everyone’s thoughts about how you should go about it—or whether you should attempt it at all. Read on for five opinions you’re likely to encounter—and why you shouldn’t listen.
  • Pros and Cons of Hiring a Career Coach
    When the daily grind gets to be too much, you sometimes find yourself needing a nudge to change your routine. So how do you know when you can change your career path all on your own and when you need a little outside help?
  • How to Answer: “What’s the Best Piece of Career Advice You've Ever Received"
    You find yourself in the middle of an interview with your potential new company when you hear a question that truly gives you pause: “What is the best piece of career advice you’ve ever received?” How should you answer that question?
  • Are You Seeking a Job or a Career?
    Finding a job focuses on short-term goals (with potential for long-term if the right choices are made), and a career is all about planning and following a specific path. Choices made now affect the direction you'll be taking tomorrow. It all depends on where you want to be.
  • 3 Pieces of Career Advice People Usually Learn Too Late in Life
    We’ve gathered three pieces of career advice people usually learn too late in life and hope they reach you sooner than they reached us.
  • Embracing Change In The Workplace
    Workplace change comes in many forms, from a new office software program to changes in job title, management or department. How well you adapt to these shifts depends on many factors, from your personality to how the change is introduced and managed. But whatever the change and how it arrives, th...
  • Things to Think about When Switching Careers in This Uncertain Climate
    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of life and planning ahead is difficult while we continue to live under so much uncertainty. We have a checklist of what to think through and what risks to consider.
  • Transitioning to a New Career When You're Over 55
    As a 55+ worker, the workplace dynamic was different when you started your career. It was common for people to retire after a career with one employer in one industry. Since then the game has changed.
  • 4 Signs It’s Time to Choose a New Career Path
    Deciding on a new career path is a difficult choice to make. You likely spent years learning the skills necessary to enter the career, developing your talents within it, and building your professional network. Now you’re thinking about putting all that aside and starting new. To make it worse, ou...
  • Why Lateral Moves are Important to Your Career Growth
    Learn how lateral moves can be beneficial to your career when done strategically
  • 5 Pieces of Career Advice You Didn’t Know You Needed
    Anyone searching for a job—or looking to revitalize a current one—will quickly realize career advice abounds, especially on the Internet. And while there are many outrageous tips you should ignore, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s sometimes worthwhile to think outside the box. Here are fi...
  • 8 Questions to Ask in Informational Interviews
    If you're just starting your career or interested in a career change, you've likely been advised to schedule informational interviews. These casual conversations with professional contacts—which shouldn't last longer than 20 to 25 minutes—are meant to help you learn about an industry and develop ...
  • How to Answer: "Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Job?"
    Most people's biggest interview fears include having to respond to classic hard-to-answer questions, including “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” Whether you can’t stand your boss or are uninterested in your day-to-day responsibilities, there are ways to answer without throwing anyo...
  • Career Development: Some Unconventional Advice
    Career development advice abounds, so much so that there is actually too much of it.  Readers are often left with the impression that their careers should be in perpetual motion and advancement.
  • Top Careers That Are Age Oblivious
    “Age is just a number” is a popular saying.  But does it hold true in the workforce? If you want to choose or transition to a career where age doesn’t matter, here are some of your best occupational prospects.
  • 7 Signs Your Job Is No Longer a Good Fit
    Do you repeatedly hit the snooze button every morning until the last possible second? Are you frustrated you're not where you think you should be in your career? Are you miserable, and it’s started to spill into your personal life? If so, you should consider the possibility your feelings stem fro...
  • How to Dig Yourself Out of a Career Rut
    The old Dolly Parton song "9 to 5" is the working person's anthem for good reason: It's a sassy rendition of what it feels like to be in a career rut. But no matter how many "cups of ambition" you have, if you feel like you're "barely getting by," with "all takin' and no givin'," you're not going...