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Changing Jobs

I've Started in the Wrong Career. What Should I Do?

Quora | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul

What are some tips for people who feel they've started on the wrong job path? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

Job Search Tips While Still Employed

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

I am the founder of a new customer contact center based in Las Vegas. I am also well-known and respected within my industry, with a successful track record spanning two decades; in fact, I have been written about and featured in many national, regional and local business publications.

When Living a Dream, Make Sure It's Your Own

Scott Rinckenberger | Posted 10.07.2016 | Arts
Scott Rinckenberger

When to Jump, an independent media partner of The Huffington Post, is a curated community featuring the ideas and stories of people who have made the...

Changing Jobs: What Should You Do With Your 401(k)?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, I just accepted a new position. All my retirement money is in a traditional 401(k) with my current employer. What should I do with it now...

The Pursuit of Me: One Big Jump and a Game Plan

Carrie Lowrance | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carrie Lowrance

. At one point in life everyone has to jump and pursue the true meaning of themselves. And in doing that, you are also chasing your sanity. Such is the state of my life now, starting my own freelance writing business

5 Questions to Ask When Leaving a Secure Job for a Fresh Challenge: Thanks UMass, Hello Babson!

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 08.27.2016 | Education
Adam Sulkowski

Many thanks to all those at UMass for support and inspiration during the past decade, and looking forward with much excitement to a new chapter with those of you at Babson!

I Wish I Didn't Want To Be A Teacher

Erin Taylor Green | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Erin Taylor Green

Life would be easier if I chose a profession that gave me answers, rather than endless questions. Life would be easier if my work friends didn't have to ask my permission to go to the bathroom. But for some inexplicable reason, every fiber of my being is called to be in this classroom with these kids.

5 Signs It's Time For A New Job

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

Regardless of your age, background, or accomplishments, you have probably fantasized about the possibility of a new career at some point in your life. To help you decide whether it may be time for a career change, here are five critical signs that you would probably benefit from a career switch.

Always Having A Plan B

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Some of the best career moves have been the ones that I did not plan for, where random circumstances have opened up doors for opportunities I would never have dreamed possible.

The Easier it Gets to Apply for a Job the Harder it Is to Get One

Jeffrey Sharlach | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Sharlach

When I read about people who say "I've sent out 1,000 resumes over the past two years and didn't get one response," I feel sorry for them.

Joe Van Brussel

This Family Went To Extraordinary Lengths To Rid Themselves Of 'Stuff' | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Five years ago, Catherine and Temple Pond led a seemingly picturesque New England life in the small New Hampshire village of Hancock. Their Federal-st...

This Woman Ditched Her Career And Flew Across The World To Train For Her Dream Job

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

On a snowy day in January, Kathy Parsons was sitting in a meeting feeling lost and panicked. As the executive director of an independent school in Tor...

20 Things Your Child Needs From You When Things Change

Dr. Karin Luise | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Dr. Karin Luise

Whether it is a new baby, a big move or Mommy's going back to work, our kids need us to help them find their way along life's tumbling, twisting path.

WOW: Man Celebrates 72 Years At The Same Company

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty

When it comes to careers, change has become the norm. According to the U.S. Labor Department, many people hold at least 10 different jobs between the ...

5 Lessons About Navigating Change

Juliana Stock | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

Change is like going on an expedition: It can be a trudge or a hike. Take it all in and enjoy the view, or focus on the faults -- it's absolutely a choice. Here are some lessons I've learned about encountering change, some by resisting it and some by jumping into it with two feet.

4 Tips for Your Resume Update!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

A great resume, and I don't mean just the contents of it, can open a door even if you don't exactly have the exact skills that the company is looking for. A sloppy resume will slam that same door shut -- even if your experience is exactly aligned with the available position.

Job Hopping Is Down and the Wage Gap Is Up Between Young and Old Companies

Jordan Bell-Masterson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Small Business
Jordan Bell-Masterson

As the labor market begins to recover and loosen up, job applicants will naturally have more options of potential employers -- including whether to sign on at a large, established firm or to look for work at a startup instead.

The Secret to Interviewing for a New Job

Women & Co | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women
Women & Co

What questions do you ask on an interview to determine if the position and company are a good fit for you?

You MustHave This One Ability Before Making a Big Career Change

Susan Bernstein | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business
Susan Bernstein

I'm sorry if you're doing soul-deadening work that drains you, day after day. It's hard for me to watch your lifeless expression when your work feels like a grind. Sometimes, I want to cry knowing that your positive energy is being wasted.

Planning To Leave Your Job? Here Are The Do's And Don'ts

Business First of Louisville | ED GREEN | Posted 05.15.2012 | Money

If you are among the growing number of Americans looking for a new job, you might want to consider some advice before cutting ties with your current e...

It’s Never Too Late

Mrs. Moneypenny | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
Mrs. Moneypenny

The truth is, it is never "too late" for anything -- to go into politics, to write your first novel, to tweet, to climb Everest, or to learn to swim.

Success: Taking Risks To Follow Your Dreams

Deborah Gaines | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Deborah Gaines

I would urge you to follow your heart. Take risks, big ones. Even if it means acting like a complete idiot.

Being the New Kid on the Block: Do's & Don't's for Your First Day on the Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
Adele Scheele

Don't put too much pressure on yourself on the first day. There's a steep learning curve when trying to figure out how a system works in addition to feeling the need to belong.

Twenty-Somethings: What You Risk by Switching Jobs Too Often

Christina Vuleta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Vuleta

There's a fine line between exploring what you want to do and following the road to nowhere. It's the difference between fulfilling yourself and filling up your resume with empty jobs where you don't learn anything.

Job Market 2010: Teaching Positions Scarce Yet Sought After

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The 'recession-proof' market for teachers has dwindled drastically, the New York Times reports. The relatively scant number of openings for teacher...