Articles about Career Change
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.