Articles about Career Change
A small Japanese city is facing a ninja shortage – even though the salary is $85,000
Iga city in Japan claims to be the birthplace of the ninja and is hoping to bolster tourism by drawing on its heritage. There's just one problem: Not enough ninjas.
8 career podcasts you should download ASAP
If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.
7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move
Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time creating an actionable plan for your next career move and you can trade the treadmill to nowhere for fulfillment.
6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter
Use the right wording on your cover letter, and you’re golden. Write the wrong thing, and your application can end up in the “thanks, but no thanks” pile.
Candidates reveal some of the worst interview questions they’ve been asked
New research shows that some job applicants are hearing the wrong kinds of questions during interviews and what day most people apply for jobs.
Why you need to vet and coach your job references
At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.
How to build a business around your personal brand
Life keeps evolving. Business keeps changing. But building a personal brand has never been easier. The internet has allowed us all to be on equal footing.
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.
These are the 10 best jobs in America for 2018
Here are the 10 best jobs to have this year focused on three variables for the study – total employment, annual mean wage, average entry-level pay.
4 ways to slash your resume down to one page
Slicing off bits of your resume in order to keep it to one page can be so tough, especially when you've accomplished a lot in your career.
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.
How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year
J.P. Livingston continued to generate income while retired, earning more than $60,000 in one year with less than five hours a week of work.
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.
Survey: The cities with the most employees who would jump ship for a higher salary
The cities with the most employees willing to leave their job for more money and the other top reasons people would "most likely" leave.
7 questions to ask before quitting your job
Even if that grand exit seems more and more appealing these days, career experts suggest reigning in those impulses — and answering a few questions first.
Turning yourself from a professional into a brand
Like it or not, working in the digital era challenges everyone to create a personal brand — even if it is merely through Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.
10 tips for anyone attending business school
Here are my top 10 tips for getting the most out of your MBA program.
Be less boring: Make your resume more like a meme
In 2016, Google Trends — which tracks the popularity of search terms — revealed a somewhat startling statistic.
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.
Why a double-major might beat you out of a job
Two majors are better than one. That is the conclusion researchers are beginning to reach. Does this mean all students should double-major? Probably not.
27 surprising things that affect whether you get hired
There are many seemingly small details in an interview that can affect your chances of landing the job. Some are within your control, others are out of it.
9 companies that help pay for your vacation
This list can help you find companies that pay for vacation and offer you flexible work options. Here are nine companies that help pay for vacation:
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.