Articles about Career Change

Dream Job

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.

Career Advice

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.

How To

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.

Job search

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.

Job search

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.

Job search

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.

Entrepreneurs

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.

Job search

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.

Job Search

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.

Job search

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.

News

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.

career change

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.

career change

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.

Job Search

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.

Job search

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.