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A CMO's Guide To Transitioning To A Startup

Danny Wong | Posted 02.03.2017 | Business
Danny Wong

For accomplished professionals, the allure of working at a startup is powerful. This is especially true for individuals who have spent decades building their careers at large corporations

Changing Your Job - Is it Worth it?

Sherri Thomas | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Sherri Thomas

A few years ago I hit a fork in my career road. Should I continue working in an organization where I felt undervalued and underappreciated - or leave and start over again? It was a gut-wrenching decision.

New Year, New... Career? Weighing up the Options When You Hate Your Job

Anthony Hughes | Posted 01.01.2017 | Education
Anthony Hughes

Have you ever heard of the "Quarter Life Crisis"? It's that time in your twenties and early thirties where you take stock of your life and career, and...

Regrets? I've Had a Few! 3 Steps to Abolishing Regret -- With a Nod to Paul Anka

Johanna Wise | Posted 09.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Johanna Wise

This morning, I wrestled with a jar of herring that turned nasty brownish yellow, the color of an unloved oil painting decomposing in a hot, stuffy at...

10 Subtle Signs of Job Dissatisfaction

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Grace Bluerock

When people start a new job, they generally do so with optimism and motivation, hoping to experience great success and fulfillment, and often many do. For others though, as time goes by, subtle signs of job dissatisfaction might start to creep in.

5 Questions to Help You Discover Your Purpose

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Before you heart constricts at the thought of figuring out what it is you want to do for the rest of your "life," let's first start by focusing on this moment, right here and right now!

Crossing the Chasm to Coding: Three Career Backgrounds That Might Help You Convert

Anthony Hughes | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

Companies like Uber and AirBnB are able launch full frontal assaults on the established market leaders because of the computing power we all carry with us all day, everyday.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Software Developer? 4 Key Questions to Ask Yourself

Anthony Hughes | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

There are many, many reasons why choosing the coder career path is a really good idea; there's just one little hitch: Only a small subset of the adult population have the appropriate attributes to succeed as a developer. Are you one of them?

Changed Jobs? Rollover Questions Answered

David A. Dedman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you recently switched jobs, there may be a waiting period of up to a year before you can participate in your new employers 401(k) plan. That bites.

Why I Went Freelance

Lisa Borden | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Borden

But these days I am relishing the work-life balance and trying to live a simple drama-free life. I bought a kayak that I use almost every day, getting some fresh air between conference calls. I gave away all of the self-help books on happiness.

Embracing Change in an Uncertain Climate

Brandon J. Espinosa | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Brandon J. Espinosa

Next time a challenge or opportunity disguised in uncertainty is presented to you, take a second to reflect and give it thought before dismissing it. What you may be passing up is the opportunity to walk through the next door that is planning to open.

Sudden Wealth From a Job Change?

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Every Life Event, including a job change, comes with questions. You'll have some big decisions to make.

Surviving the Fall: How Getting Laid Off Taught Me About Adjustment Disorder

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Taylor Shute

The most I can say is if you're going through an adjustment, don't let it get the best of you. Keep pushing for your identity, don't let the fact that you don't feel like yourself keep you from living your life. You may not want to smile all the time, but as long as you try, you're winning.

Reinvention and Relationships, or, Not Everyone Wants You to Change

Liz Ryan | Posted 08.14.2013 | Divorce
Liz Ryan

I went to speak to a group of people in transition. We talked a lot about the non-transactional side of job search or career change -- the personal, i...

I'm Fired? Why, Thank You!

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

It started out like any other day. Isn't that the way every "I got fired" story begins? Well, add me to the list.

Boomers Proving You Can Always Follow Your Dreams

Next Avenue | Posted 12.02.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Tracy Minkin Meet everyday people who mined their potential in new careers in midlife Eleanor Esther Appleyard wa...

Take a Year Off, Find Your Ideal Work

Melani Ward | Posted 12.01.2012 | Denver
Melani Ward

If six months ago you had told me to take a year off so I could find my "dream job" I would have started sweating, breathing heavily and talking really fast about why that is the dumbest idea in the world.

Job-Hunting? Focus on the Mojo

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Liz Ryan

The goal of reinvention is not to pop out of the chute job-ready, but to experience what the universe is trying to tell you about yourself and your place on the planet.

Top 5 Reasons You're Miserable at Work -- and How to Change It

Kathy Caprino | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

Let the top five reasons most women are miserable at work be the catalyst you need to change your career and change your life.

Life After Graduation (Even if its Been a Few Years)

Jennifer Kushell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Kushell

No matter where you are along the journey, the right words at the right time can often have a profound effect not only on your state of mind, but on your spirit.

7 Famous Career Switches | Kate Lorenz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

So great is the number of celebrities who try to make the transition between movies and music or modeling and acting that the trend has become somewha...