Career Change

Do You Want a Better Career? Learn to Love Yourself

Do You Want a Better Career? Learn to Love Yourself

Your job impacts your self-esteem

Your definition of the right career is a moving target and changes as you go through life, based on your changing values and priorities. Read More »

Making Hard Career Choices

Making Hard Career Choices

How to write your own life story

A philosopher's view on how hard career choices are a Godsend instead of a curse and help us define the life we really want. Read More »

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

'Desperately seeking job ... but have no experience'

Making a career change or tweak. Of special interest to educators and HR people but broadly applicable, including to self-employment. Read More »

Congrats! Your New Job Is a Nightmare

Congrats! Your New Job Is a Nightmare

What to do when you hate your brand-new job

It's your first week, and your new job isn't what you hoped it would be. If time passes and your mood stays the same, here's how to improve your situation. Read More »

Job-Hopping: Does It Help Or Hinder Your Career?

Job-Hopping: Does It Help Or Hinder Your Career?

New research reveals hiring managers' attitudes

Have an unstable work history? This may or may not hurt you depending on your age and industry. Read More »

It's a Living! Part I: David's Saga. Episode 7: For the Marriage

It's a Living! Part I: David's Saga. Episode 7: For the Marriage

Come back tomorrow for the next episode

David and Susan prod each other to bring in more money. Read More »

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 6: Brainstorm

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 6: Brainstorm

New episodes every business day

David knew he needed to make a career change. But to what? Read More »

How Making A Movie Made Me Love My Old Job Again

How Making A Movie Made Me Love My Old Job Again

A humor writer tries his hand at directing a film

Bored at work, humor writer Peter Gerstenzang tries to mix things up by becoming a film director for a day. Read More »

Internships Aren't Just For College Kids

Internships Aren't Just For College Kids

Boomers can benefit from internships, too

One of the best ways to facilitate a mid-life career change is by taking on an internship. Read More »

So You Want to Work in Advertising?

So You Want to Work in Advertising?

How to get the creative capitals of the world to come to you

Things in the advertising industry, and in most creative fields, have changed dramatically since the Mad Men era. Just start and the work will follow. Read More »

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

One career door closed for Jane West, but another opened

Jane West's canna-friendly activities cost her a corporate job but the offers haven't stopped flowing in for her sophisticated event planning services. Read More »

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

From unemployed to popping champagne - jobseeker success story

What do you do when you get laid-off 2X in 6 months? You seek career advice to help you build a gameplan to change your job search strategy and career path. Read More »

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

Learn the secret to finding career happiness on your own

J.T. O'Donnell shares how she used the Career L.U.C.K. process she showcases on AOL to find the career satisfaction she always wanted. Read More »

Will Cleveland's Kelly Blazek Keep Her IABC Award? The Answer Is ...

Will Cleveland's Kelly Blazek Keep Her IABC Award? The Answer Is ...

Blazek returns the award following nasty email backlash

Cleveland communicator Kelly Blazek returned her IABC award. Read More »

It's Never Too Late To Change Careers

It's Never Too Late To Change Careers

Best strategy for making the switch to a better career

You can change career directions, but not without a clear gameplan. Learn how to break down the barriers and make the switch. Read More »

Thinking of Joining a Startup?  Read This Before You Do

Thinking of Joining a Startup? Read This Before You Do

Most startups aren't the ones you hear about on TV

There is the romantic side of the startup world and then there is the reality of it. Long days, hard work, sleepless nights. This is that story. Read More »

Succession Planning: Finding and Grooming Your Replacement

Succession Planning: Finding and Grooming Your Replacement

A step-by-step model for passing the baton at work

How to find, groom and mentor your successor in the best way possible. Look inside and outside your organization for the right candidate. Read More »

What's New in What Color is Your Parachute?

What's New in What Color is Your Parachute?

Is the definitive book on job search still relevant in 2014?

What's new in the 2014 edition of Richard Bolles' What Color is Your Parachute? Read More »

What No One Tells You About Working For Nonprofits

What No One Tells You About Working For Nonprofits

Such as the heightened job satisfaction, despite the sacrifices

If you're searching for meaningful work this year, consider the nonprofit sector. Read More »

Are You Planning To Change Jobs In 2014?

Are You Planning To Change Jobs In 2014?

Survey finds one in five workers looking to make the switch

As the economy improves, restless workers may be more confident about their chances of finding a better job. Read More »

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