Articles about Career Change

Job search

4 steps for choosing a new career

Hint: If the prospect of changing careers makes you feel more excited than overwhelmed, the time is probably right.

Career Advice

What does it feel like to be fired from Google?

I feel qualified to answer this question because I was fired from Google this April, after five years working there.


Should I start a business or should I work for a company?

There are tremendous benefits to becoming an entrepreneur, but it isn’t for everyone. To decide whether to launch your own business, you need to take a good hard look not just at the industry you want to conquer, but also at your own skills and psychological makeup.

New Year

5 ways to reinvent your professional life in 2018

Before kicking yourself into high gear again in 2018, it's worth taking the time to think about what you need to do to reinvent your professional life.

Job Search

4 things to keep in mind if the company you’re leaving tries to get you to stay

So you've decided to jump ship at work after getting a job offer, but your employer springs a counteroffer. Here's what to keep in mind before you respond.


Here’s when an internship is a good idea and when it isn’t

If you are a college student it isn't necessarily the case that an internship is your best option for career success. Here's why.


Here are two trends plaguing older workers

It’s clear that age plays a huge role in people’s concerns about work as the years tick forward. Here's how age changes older workers' views.

Job Search

This CEO believes resumes are becoming obsolete — here’s why

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, believes that the key to finding strong talent isn’t looking at more resumes — it’s about looking in non-traditional places.


This is the one question Jeff Bezos asked himself before launching Amazon

This is the one question Jeff Bezos asked himself that led to him to leave his job to launch Amazon. If you asked it to yourself, where would it lead?


4 ways to change how colleagues think of you when returning to a company

You just accepted a brand new job at a company you once left. Here's how to reshape what your old coworkers think of you upon returning to a company.


This is how to determine if you’re in the right job

Are you in the right job? It will take time, introspection and a willingness to ask yourself difficult questions to get to the answer.


5 ways to transition into a new career

While career changes are not for the faint of heart, the benefits of moving into something that will be a better long-term fit for you are priceless.