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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Personal Finance

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

How To

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.

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.

college graduates

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.

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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.

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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:

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.

How To

From campus to career: 5 tips to stand out during the job search

Regardless of all of the wonderful advice you will hear about resume content, what to wear, and interview questions, there are other components of interviewing that can set you apart:

Bosses

You must meet one-on-one with your new hire in the first week … or else

When you get hired, your first week will set the tone for what happens next, according to a new survey. The researchers noticed that what retained new hires at the tech giant came down to a simple action — did their manager meet with them one-on-one that first week?

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Common cover letter mistakes new job seekers make

Like a resume, a cover letter is a single page that can make or break your chances of landing a job. In an effort to get hired fast, new job seekers might rush through the process of writing and submitting their application materials, and often make some common cover letter mistakes.

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This is why not taking that job we wanted haunts us

When you look back over your career regrets, you're more likely to be haunted by the job you did not take than the work mistakes you actually did make. Why? A new paper published in the journal Emotion has looked into why inaction stings longer than other failures.

Work-Life Balance

Are you living to work or working to live? (And does it really matter?)

We want to have our cake and eat it too — but in this day and age, it seems that women are always being told to choose. For those of us not interested in that narrative, how do you find a career that can satisfy your personal and professional needs — while pursuing your passion?

Personal Finance

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill all of these wishes.