Blog Category: Changing Careers

A Dialogue About Changing Careers between Military Veterans and Civilians

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 and veterans, the transition from military to civilian professional life,… Continue reading

1,000 Hours of Sweat Equity

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 know that your talents are not benefiting the audience who… Continue reading

Does Your Motivation for Changing Careers Stink?

“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 efforts and this reason will not move the mountains you… Continue reading

When a Pay Cut or Demotion Makes Sense

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 to know when pay cuts and demotions are worthwhile.