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Biggest Barriers To Successful Career Changes

Biggest Barriers To Successful Career Changes

Only a small percentage of career-changers will be successful. Don't make these common mistakes. Read More »

Bad Reasons To Change Careers

Bad Reasons To Change Careers

Many people mistakenly believe a career change will solve all of their problems. Before you start to explore a new career, consider these 5 reasons not to make a switch. Read More »

7 In-Demand Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

7 In-Demand Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

These are the critical skills you need on your resume to get hired in 2013. Read More »

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Over the last six weeks, I've consulted with four different experts about my career-reinvention journey-and they've all been very helpful. But I've avoided approaching the people who could probably help me the most: my professional contacts. Read More »

Ready For A Career Switch? Don't Skip These Steps

Ready For A Career Switch? Don't Skip These Steps

By Susan Ricker Given the recovering economy, emerging jobs and pure human nature, career switches are common. What may have been a great job 10 years ago can be obsolete now. But how can you prepare yourself for a career switch? These experts share the following advice for planning your next career steps. Read More »

How Do You Land A Job In A Dried-Up Market?

How Do You Land A Job In A Dried-Up Market?

What do you do when your work suddenly dries up? Like millions of Americans, Gail Belsky found... Read More »

Jobs For Life Don't Exist: How To Achieve True Job Security Anyway

Jobs For Life Don't Exist: How To Achieve True Job Security Anyway

By Maynard Webb For the first decade of my career, I was the quintessential company man. I thought I would be a "lifer." I followed the path of the corporate hierarchy and moved three times for my employer, IBM. I was rewarded for my loyalty and tenure with promotions, picnics, and silver spoons when my... Read More »

How To Develop Powerful Contacts and Connections -- Fast

How To Develop Powerful Contacts and Connections -- Fast

The most frequently offered word of career advice is "network." The problem is that by the time you make a deep enough connection with enough people that one of them knows of a great-fit job for you and pulls strings enough that you land the job, you may be eating cat food. Read More »

Layoff Rumors? How To Prepare For The Worst

Layoff Rumors? How To Prepare For The Worst

By Chelsea Emery Never mind coal. There may be pink slips in some holiday stockings this year. The end of the year can be a dangerous season for employees. As companies make last-minute attempts to adjust payrolls or to meet earnings goals, layoffs tend to pick up. Read More »

Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

If you are job hunting during the workday, you are not alone. According to a new survey by Right Management, a whopping 86 percent of workers said that they plan to actively seek a new position in 2013, up slightly from 84 percent in 2011. Yet statistics show turnover is actually slowing down, and people are... Read More »

Freelancers: 10 Ways To Get A Full-Time Corporate Job

Freelancers: 10 Ways To Get A Full-Time Corporate Job

By Lindsay Olson If you've tried your hand at freelancing but want to get back into the corporate world, you might need an extra boost to make yourself more hireable. Unfortunately, very qualified freelancers can be passed up for a dream position because of general misconceptions associated with freelancing. Read More »

How People Job Hunt In 2012 [Infographic]

How People Job Hunt In 2012 [Infographic]

By Susan Ricker While catching up with a college friend, I asked how her job search was going. She shared some common frustrations over applying for jobs: how time consuming it was, how random the entire process sometimes felt, and how irritating it was to not hear back from hiring managers. But perhaps the... Read More »

Is Your Online Profile Keeping You From Getting A Job?

Is Your Online Profile Keeping You From Getting A Job?

By Vickie Elmer Change is good. And changing things up on your online profile can attract attention, whether it's a recruiter or an angel investor or some new followers. This fall brings many good reasons for freshening up our online images: Stepped up networking events, new or renewed emphasis on career... Read More »

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