Articles about Career Change

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How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers

Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.

Inspiration

Shanti Das: From music mogul to mental health advocate

Former music executive Shanti Das discusses her career change, self-care, and why she wants to Silence The Shame of mental health treatment.

News

Workers quitting their jobs at fastest rate since 2001

The number of people quitting their jobs is the highest it has been since 2001 – rising 2.4% for an increase of 212,000 – to a total of 3.3 million.

Job Search

These are 10 best (and worst) states to be unemployed in

GOBankingRates ran a study to determine which states are the best — and the worst — for unemployment if you're looking for a job.

Career Change

How to successfully make a career change, as told by people who have done it

Thinking of making a change? Here are women who have successfully pivoted in their own careers and asked them to share their best pieces of advice. There’s some seriously inspiring stuff here, and their advice just might help you finally make that leap.

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The most successful people know a truth about quitting most of us don’t understand

Psychologists and experts say that quitting a project that's unrealistic can sometimes be the best option because it frees you up to work on other projects.

How To

5 ways to get ahead in your job search – before you even start

If you were to jump ship at work tomorrow, how prepared would you be to start up your job search again? Here's what to have ready — before the time comes.

News

Survey: These are the top cities where tech employees are moving

Research finds that 60% of people who hire tech employees say they’re aiming to bring more people on board by the end of 2018.

Career Advice

4 signs indecision is stunting your career progress

Avoiding smart risks that can help you advance your career can also negatively impact you. Here are four signs that, by avoiding that next step, you are actually sabotaging yourself.

Job search

The 4 words far too many people forget to say in interviews

Surprisingly enough, in between reciting our three strengths and weaknesses and phrasing our salary expectations in a favorable way, many people are forgetting to say “I want this job.”

Job search

Words you should never say to a hiring manager during an interview

One answer to a hiring manager kills most interviews. Why? Because everyone between you and the CEO doesn’t want your vision or ideas. That stuff costs money. They want you to work on their vision and their ideas. They don’t need yours.

Job search

Want a full-time remote job with benefits? Follow your favorite bloggers

Remote work is highly desirable for the flexibility it offers employees. But if freelancing or running a business isn’t for you, what’s a smart way to find a full-time job, with a salary and benefits, that lets you work from home or wherever you want?

Office Life

How being fired can be great and why everyone should experience it at least once

Let me explain why I think being fired is one of the best things that can happen to you and why everyone should be fired at least once in their lives.

Job search

How to instantly improve your LinkedIn profile headline

There is a proven LinkedIn profile headline formula that isn’t about catchy taglines (“The pro you’ve been looking for”) or meaningless buzzwords (“Innovator, Influencer, Omnipotent”) — but ACTUALLY increases the number of searches you appear in and leads to more profile clicks.

Job search

LinkedIn Jobs will help you track your potential commute times

When it comes to work, we all know that getting there is half the battle — which is why a new feature could come in handy. LinkedIn announced that its new "Your Commute" capability will let users see how long it'll take to travel to a position as they scour LinkedIn Jobs on their mobile device.

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How to address an employment gap in your resume

You made it to the interview, but you know there's a glaring employment gap on your resume. Here's how to talk about it the right way.

Millennials

Move over Millennials – Here’s how Gen Z is going to do your job

The generation that’s made a collective career out of brazen entrepreneurialism and brattiness (“They’re brash, they’re narcissistic, they’re entitled,” says the Times, “Or so the cliché goes”) has new competition in the workplace: Generation Z.

Hiring

Why you shouldn’t contact a hiring manager before an interview

The hiring manager (who should be the key interviewer) is typically very busy and doesn’t have the time to coach you on your interview. There is also nothing in it for them — so you’re burning their time. They may be recruiting for several different positions at once and have a healthy candidate pipeline for each.

News

Survey: 60 years old is the latest you can start a new career

According to a new survey from SeniorLiving.org, after a certain age, it may become impossible to make a successful do-over and start a new career.

Job search

The mobile Millennial: What to know about relocating for a job

Have you ever read a job description that perfectly matched your skill set or received an offer from a company that you were very interested in … and then realized it required relocating?

8 signs you’re using LinkedIn totally wrong

You surely know by now that LinkedIn is one of the best networking, job search, research, and general professional growth tools out there. But how do you know if you’re using it right? Or maybe the most impactful, even if dramatic, way to think about it: How do you know if you’re using it wrong? Here are 8 signs that you’re using the platform incorrectly.

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5 tips to help you love your first job

The first job is typically full of unchartered territory and can throw curve balls full of unexpected situations. These situations aren’t something your college courses can prepare you for, but real life will. Here are some tips that will help you enjoy your first job.

Travel

4 solo trips every professional should take

While vacation with your significant other, your best friends or your family is usually the go-to route, there are many benefits of heading out … all by your bad self.

Interview

Do you know what the hiring interviewer is really thinking?

As the candidate in a job interview, you’re aware that you’re being assessed for competence, confidence and candor. But what about the interviewer? Is he or she being totally upfront with you? Here are 10 clues that will tell you what the interviewer really thinks.

Job Search

8 surprising health and fitness jobs you can do from home

The health and fitness industry is one that is growing in its work-from-home options. While some health and fitness jobs will always require an in-person presence, there are others that can be taken into the virtual work world. And some of these jobs are pretty surprising.