Posts In: Changing Careers

Career Assessment Program

Do any of these sound like you? Are you at a crossroads—you have a myriad of options in front of you, yet are unsure how...

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Can Blogging Help You Build Your Career? 5 Questions to Consider

October 14, 2014 Changing Careers, The Job Hunt 0

Ten years ago, the blogosphere seemed like a place for those looking to write about an interest outside of their jobs. Today, there are thousands...

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A Firsthand Account from a Career Changer

December 3, 2013 Changing Careers 0

Changing careers can be risky and intimidating.  Most people do not transition between different fields because of the short-term implications (e.g., lower salary, lower rank)...

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3 Epic Kids Who Should Influence Your Career

February 12, 2013 Changing Careers 2

Life changed when fixed income analyst Monique Péan’s 16- year old sister passed away in a tragic car accident. Monique found herself staring at seven...

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Fast Contributors Make More Money than Fast Learners – Which One Are You?

January 2, 2013 Changing Careers 2

How fast can you contribute to my bottom line? Conversations with 15 well-paid executives revealed that contributing toward important goals when you are newly hired...

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The Agency Shift to Client Side: Thinking Like a Client [free full eBook edition within]

November 28, 2012 Changing Careers 1

Ad executives thought I was nuts for going in the opposite direction when I left American Express to work for Ogilvy & Mather. I decided...

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Fashion Career Change Tips: How to Dress for Jobs in Creative Fields

November 19, 2012 Changing Careers 0

Since I launched my Gen X career coaching firm, I have found that more than 97.9% of my clients (i.e. practically everyone) wants to transition...

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A Dialogue About Changing Careers between Military Veterans and Civilians

November 13, 2012 Changing Careers 5

Two military veterans, one career coach, and an HR executive walk into a bar… See below what those parties say about language barriers between HR...

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1,000 Hours of Sweat Equity

June 29, 2012 Changing Careers 1

Who benefits from your sweat equity? You probably have already clocked 1,000 hours during the first 6 months of 2012.  If at this point you...

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Does Your Motivation for Changing Careers Stink?

June 15, 2012 Changing Careers 2

“I want to stop reading and rotting and that’s why I want to leave law in pursuit of becoming a marketer!” Changing sectors takes extraordinary...

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Pay Cuts and Demotions

When a Pay Cut or Demotion Makes Sense

May 31, 2012 Changing Careers 1

Changing careers requires sacrifices. You may have to give up a prestigious title and its accompanying compensation to enter a new field. Yet, it’s difficult...

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