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How I Changed Careers After 50

How I Changed Careers After 50

By Tony Lewis, Senior Recruiting Specialist, Insperity Are you a professional over the age of 50 who is trapped in a job that doesn't meet financial needs or is out of sync with your personality, character or mind? It's not that you are unappreciated or taken for granted. You still have dreams, and your current... Read More »

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 »

Over 50? What You Should Expect From A Job

Over 50? What You Should Expect From A Job

I'd be lying if I said that I'm not worried about my age -- 51 -- being a problem in my job hunt, especially after working independently for more than a decade. But I just can't believe I'm doomed because of it. I have friends who've switched jobs, acquired new skill sets, and launched satisfying careers after... Read More »

Reinvent Your Career During Christmas Vacation: 7 Tips

Reinvent Your Career During Christmas Vacation: 7 Tips

Finally, the holidays are here and you've had a chance to relax and reboot. But as you begin to unwind on Christmas vacation, and enjoy yourself, you may find yourself asking: Have I been happy at work this year? What other job could I be doing that would be more fulfilling -- monetarily and spiritually? Read More »

Are Entry-Level Job Seekers Setting Their Expections Too High?

Are Entry-Level Job Seekers Setting Their Expections Too High?

Being young and idealistic are often viewed as positive human attributes. But when it comes to landing that first job, newly minted college graduates may be a little too starry-eyed for their own good -- at least within the advertising and marketing fields. More than a third of advertising executives say... Read More »

Transforming Your Resume From Military to Civilian

Transforming Your Resume From Military to Civilian

Duncan Mathison, co-author of "Unlock the Hidden Job Market: Six Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough," recalls working with an ex-Navy SEAL who was trying to land a civilian job. "He realized that most people thought his skills consisted of landing on beaches and blowing things up.... Read More »

How I Overcame Tragedy & Started My Own Business: Interview with Francesco Clark of Clark's Botanicals

How I Overcame Tragedy & Started My Own Business: Interview with Francesco Clark of Clark's Botanicals

I'd heard of Clark's Botanicals skin-care line before I knew the face behind the label. I've read about the products in countless magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar and The Wall Street Journal, but until I received a copy of the Francesco Clark's autobiography 'Walking Papers: The Accident... Read More »

Four Barriers Vets Can Face Moving Into Civilian Employment

Four Barriers Vets Can Face Moving Into Civilian Employment

Kelly Government Solutions Millions of Americans have experience with a branch of the armed forces, whether directly or through a co-worker, friend or family member. Yet many don't realize that some great benefits and resources are available to help military veterans find employment, although many vets... Read More »

Discover Your Career Passion Through VocationVacations

Discover Your Career Passion Through VocationVacations

Do you spend a good chunk of your time at work fantasizing about a new career? Are you stuck in an office cubicle longing for a job that allows you to be outdoors or are you a corporate stiff who wishes you were running your own business? Imagine if you could test-drive the career of your dreams completely risk... Read More »

Veterans: Tired of Taking Orders? Start a Business

Veterans: Tired of Taking Orders? Start a Business

Business attorney and Navy veteran Jim Wilson knows just how hard it can be trying to find a job after completing military service. In fact, it can be so grueling that he came up with another solution: Rather than going to work for someone else, he suggests veterans start their own businesses. "Veterans... Read More »

Get Fiscally Fit As An Aerobics Instructor

Get Fiscally Fit As An Aerobics Instructor

I work from home, and so the biggest decision about what to wear to the office is usually between the fuzzy slippers and the nonskid socks. Lunch is always just around the corner, and the contents of my fridge all know me by name. It's all too easy to turn a coffee break into naptime. This means I have to make... Read More »

Second Career: TV Producer Turns Olympic Hopeful

Second Career: TV Producer Turns Olympic Hopeful

Lisa Fisco's life changed after her husband left her and their three young children. She went back to work full-time as a TV producer while she struggled through a brutal divorce that led to depression and a 100-plus pound weight gain. Seven years after her divorce, her children decided to move in with their... Read More »

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