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Back to School for a Career Change


Q. I hate my job as a computer consultant.

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Something That Hasnt Been Invented Yet!


Most of us were brought up to study hard, get good grades, choose a "practical" college major, and strive for a "good job."Talk to a stranded midlife career-changer and you realize the game has changed.

For My Second Career, I Want to Do Nothing!


Q. For my second career, I'd like to know "What to do when you have done a lot and nothing really interests you anymore.

Seven Myths You Must Challenge Now To Begin Your Second Career Today


* Has it been awhile since you explored career options?* Are you making your 21st century choices based on beliefs that were accurate when Reagan was president of the US (and Thatcher was PM of Great Britain)?* Do you wish you could take a test that would point you to the perfect Second Career?Then you're probably operating on yesterday's myths -- time to move to today's reality!Myth #1: Science supports the traditional linear career change model: test for interests, identify careers and go find a job.Reality #1 Researchers at Stanford and Harvard found that career exploration proceeds in a zig-zag trial-and-error path, almost always with a hint of serendipity.

Ten Things To Do When You Really, Really Hate Your Job


1. Begin focusing on what you want instead of how much you want to escape.

When Your Job Goes Away: Seven Tips


Q. "What do I do after a job goes away?"A.

How People Really Explore New Careers: What Does A Real Career Search Look Like?


The traditional model of career choice suggests a linear pattern. Get to know yourself.

Career Planning for Gifted Adults


"James is so restless and energetic. I wonder if he's hyperactive.

The Springtime of Your Career


Rick Jarow, author of Creating the Work You Love, introduced many of us to the notion of career seasons. When we're struggling with a career, we're most likely to think of winter.

Looking for Work in All the Wrong Places


The Question: After identifying a potential employer, I get contact information, do my research and send out my resume and cover letter, requesting an interview for a management or human resource position. I am listed with recruiters and staffing agencies and call them every week.

Losing A Career Can Feel Like Getting A Divorce


Most of us are aware that we need to grieve the death of a close friend, relative or favorite pet. We are beginning to learn that other events -- relocation, divorce, illness -- can also be experienced as loss.

Prepare for Your Performance Review Before You Start the Job


When you start a new job, you probably realize the first three months are critical to your long-term success. Everybody's eye is on the "newbie" as you learn the ropes.

7 Steps To A Job-Winning Resume


A new resume can jump-start your career. Your network contacts may ask for a resume and some industries absolutely, positively demand a resume as the price of admission.

Ten Tips to a Powerful Resume


A new resume can jump-start your career. Your network contacts may ask for a resume and some industries absolutely, positively demand a resume as the price of admission.

Five Biggest Resume Mistakes You Can Fix Yourself


A career consultant can diagnose and overhaul a troubled resume. But you can check off the basics yourself.

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The Top 7 Trade Careers That Don't Require a Degree [Infographic]  Interesting Engineering

Trade careers can offer high salaries without the need to complete a university degree. Independence and travel are also a perk of these in-demand careers.


Employment Expertise: Getting kids excited about careers in IT  Sentinel-Standard

From Dec. 4-14, more than 2000 third, fourth and fifth grade students throughout West Michigan will have special visitors coming to their classrooms: local IT ...


50% of academic scientists quit after just 5 years—here's why  CNBC

Researchers tracked more than 100000 scientific careers over 50 years.


Rockland Community College: Google your way to an IT career  The Journal News | LoHud.com

RCC is part of a growing number of schools turning to outside companies in order to put a dent in the "middle skills gap."


UPS takes a different stance on seasonal employment  Business Insider

Investing in your employees is expensive. "We're 111 years old. You don't get to be 111 if you are strictly on quarterly reports," says UPS PR manager Dan ...


Column: Why you should ask for an employment contract  PBS NewsHour

Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community. In this special ...


LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report Touts Wage Growth, Strong Job Market  Fortune

LinkedIn just published its U.S. Emerging Jobs Report for 2018, measuring the fastest growing jobs and skills nationwide. Banking off an economic boom, the ...


Should you change jobs in the new year? | Produced by Advertising Publications  The Seattle Times

The end of one year and the beginning of the next naturally puts us in the mood to reevaluate our lives. You may even have more time than usual to ponder ...


Rail Job Post/Classified Post: Rail Traction Supervisor - Railroad Careers Center  Progressive Rail Roading

Rail employment post in our railroad careers area. PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer Bulletin No: 004610-008...


NFL hosts jobs forum at Celebration Bowl  Atlanta Journal Constitution

As part of the Celebration Bowl, the National Football League is holding its third annual NFL Careers in Football Forum on Friday at the Omni Hotel.


For new Ph.D. recipients, postgraduation employment numbers are on the rise  Science Magazine

Last year saw an uptick in the percentage of U.S. doctorate recipients who had firm employment plans postgraduation. That's one of many takeaways from the ...


Student employment and the beginnings of an established career  The Aggie

How employment on campus can impact the trajectory of a student's future Many students first job experiences come during college. While.


Career and technical education is win-win for students, job creators  The Seattle Times

As a wave of Washington's manufacturing workforce prepares for retirement, there are not enough students in the pipeline to fill those good-paying industry jobs.


How to address gender-based training gaps in the workplace  CIO

To get more women in leadership roles, organizations must overcome awareness and accessibility gaps in their learning and development programs.


Minister praises work of organisations helping veterans into new careers  GOV.UK

Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood has praised businesses and charities that support *service* leavers taking the next step in their career, ...


Richard Jordan: Young people need to be told the real story about careers in the arts | Opinion  The Stage

A career in the arts is a valid ambition to pursue and courses do not offer false hope, as warned by Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman.


Why a postdoc might not advance your career  Nature.com

Two studies reiterate that very few postdoctoral researchers land academic posts — and suggest that the skills postdocs learn are not sought by employers ...


You're more likely to lose your job by 2026 if you're working in one of these 10 disappearing occupations  CNBC

A report released by personal finance site GoBankingRates uses the latest job growth data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to compile this list of jobs ...


When Co-Curriculars Spark Careers: Over 80 Years, How 'Career and Technical Student Organizations' Have Evolved From Bricklaying to Business Management to Robotics  The 74

As a high schooler, Kieron Kohlmann knew more about cars than the average person. But even then, he had no idea just how far that knowledge could take him.


November jobs report: Automation is changing industries, but workers don't need to panic  CNBC

Concerned about your job security? Economists say that now is the time to prepare for a change. Data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows ...


Can an employee be terminated while on disability?  The Globe and Mail

This is a common concern, but legally, the answer comes down to logic and fairness.


The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way  Forbes

Low business costs and a highly-educated labor supply propel the Tar Heel State to the top of Forbes' 13th annual look at the business climates of the 50 states.


Publishing Recruitment Consultant - Central London  The Bookseller

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Recruitment Consultant to work with the best names in publishing, and publishing...


Universities, space industry say Australian Space Agency will help reverse the brain drain interstate  The Advertiser

The states chief young cheerleader for the space industry says hes now more likely to launch his career in SA because of the establishment of the national ...


How much will I get from Social Security if I make $100,000? How to estimate benefits.  USA TODAY

Here's a look of how much retirement income you might be able to expect from Social Security once you've attained a six-figure salary.


The rise of student debt  Study International News

An increasingly prominent issue affecting young people today is the debilitating level of student loan debt. Across the US, the problem is particularly monumental ...


CORRECTING and REPLACING The Fedcap Group Expands Its Network to Advance Economic Opportunity Internationally with Acquisition of Kennedy Scott in the U.K.  Business Wire

Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: THE FEDCAP GROUP EXPANDS ITS N.


Careers & Opportunities | Human Resources  Baylor University

Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life  Nature.com

A whole new reservoir of life on Earth”. Plus: Voyager 2 goes interstellar and the shrinking half-life of a scientific career.


Job growth in the U.S.: Cities adding the most jobs in every state  USA TODAY

Changes in total employment in 381 metro areas were reviewed from August 2013 to August 2018 to identify cities adding the most jobs in every state.


Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


America Needs to Restore Dignity of Work  The Atlantic

The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness—and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that.


Hire interns for your team and give SA's youth a boost into the tech sector  IOL

CapaCiTi, the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative Tech Career Accelerator, has been preparing young people for the tech sector for 8 years.


Why are boys falling behind at school?  Financial Times

In developed countries, girls outperform in the classroom. How to close the gap?


Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


NC Commerce: For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

Our team at the Division of Workforce Solutions provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning *service* members, and eligible spouses seeking a job.


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

Phyllis Matsuura needed a new purpose. She was offered an early retirement package after 34 years in the electronics industry, but at age 57, she was not ready ...


How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

While a low unemployment rate is good news for job seekers, it can spell trouble for employers because the competition to hire and retain talent is fierce.


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


8 Careers for Creative People | Best Jobs  U.S News & World Report Money

These are careers for creative people who want to find best jobs for writers, best jobs for artists and best jobs for actors.


These Four Well-Funded American Cannabis Companies Are Hiring  New Cannabis Ventures

Exclusive Look at Open Cannabis Job Opportunities at Charlotte's Web, MedMen, Trulieve, and Vireo. Cannabis may not be federally legal in the United States ...


Jobs at Tulane  News from Tulane

Tulane is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world. From scenic uptown neighborhoods to the historic downtown area, there are no shortages of ...


Outdoor Jobs: Careers That Take You Beyond the Cubicle | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Cubicle life isn't for everyone. If the prospect of sitting at the same desk every day makes you squirm, you may be better suited to a job you can perform outside.


These are the jobs with the best – and the worst – job security  USA TODAY

While much of the U.S. workforce has an easier time finding a job than they did nine years ago, there are dozens of jobs with high unemployment rates.


Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018  USA TODAY

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers ...


HELP WANTED: This is who's hiring in Houston  KTRK-TV

Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time work, or you just want a career change, here's who is hiring in Houston.


Warning: You Need to Reinvest in Job Training | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Afraid of losing your job to a robot? It's time to update your skills with skills training and job training to prepare for the jobs of the future.


Careers  Quartz

Join our global team of smart, curious, and kind colleagues who have embraced the opportunity to change the way news is consumed on the internet. We have ...


Chemjobber's mailbag  Chemical & Engineering News

For faculty hires, do departments typically send out rejection letters to all candidates or just those that received Skype/phone/in-person interviews? There isn't a ...


How to Benefit From the Blockchain Job Boom | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Career advice about how to find a job in the blockchain industry, how to find a job in the bitcoin industry and how to find a crypto job.


Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


Dreaming of a career break? Here's why it might not be so bad for your resume  CNBC

Some days, the thought of taking a career break can make you want to turn in your notice and dash out of the door. But then, just as quickly, the prospect of ...


Leaders see signs of pick-up in wages growth  The Australian

Business leaders are beginning to see signs of wages growth across their workforce, particularly as labour markets tighten, although wage rises are not even ...


How to deal with the office tattletale  The Seattle Times

Is it worth complaining to the boss about the irritating snitch?


Wawa hiring 5,000 new employees this spring  6abc.com

Wawa is looking to hire 5000 new employees during the next three months.


Labor shortage: More businesses are mellowing out over hiring marijuana smokers  USA TODAY

Marijuana testing — a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years — excludes too many potential workers, experts say, at a time when filling jobs is ...


Hot Jobs for College Grads | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Congratulations are in order for the class of 2018. Among the gifts arriving soon to graduating college seniors to acknowledge their accomplishments, perhaps ...


14 Santa Clara city employees will be losing jobs  KGO-TV

Fourteen people with 11 to 32 years of *service* will be losing their jobs next month. They say they're in the crossfire of a dispute between the Santa Clara City ...


The Good News for Today's Job Seeker | On Careers | US News  U.S. News & World Report

The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems ...


How To Bounce Back When The Job Search Gets You Down  Forbes Now

Day 15: Don't let adversity get you down. This post is part of Forbes' Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. With a dream job in mind, an updated ...


How to Compete in the Job Market as an Older Worker | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Age discrimination in hiring is illegal. Nevertheless, it happens, and it's one of the reasons why workers over age 50 experience longer bouts of unemployment ...


These are the best jobs in Australia right now  CNBC

Tech, construction and health care all feature, but the most in-demand job may surprise you.


You Were Qualified for a Job But Not Hired. Why? | Interviewing  U.S. News & World Report

Personality and culture fit are reasons qualified candidates don't get hired for jobs. Attitude, courtesy and interview mistakes also play into hiring managers' ...


Japan's chemical industry struggles to find people with science backgrounds, especially bilingual ones  Chemical & Engineering News

In September 2015, a few months after earning a bachelor's degree in business management from Tokyo's Hosei University, Miyako Nakayama began studying ...


In the job search, it pays to take the difficult path  Science Magazine

Our columnist explains why you shouldn't rely on the easy avenues to a job.


16 Low-Stress Jobs | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These low-stress jobs tend to offer a calm environment and lack urgency.


The 12 Best Jobs That Help People | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These are 12 jobs that help people and jobs that do good in the world.


Think You're Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job  Forbes Now

Americans are more optimistic about the employment landscape than ever before, with 65% saying that now is a prime time to find a job. Before you decide to ...


3 Secret LinkedIn Job Search Tips | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Boost your insider knowledge, use the right keywords when searching for jobs and network with a specific purpose in mind to find the right roles.


How to Volunteer Yourself Into a New Job  U.S. News & World Report

Volunteering can help you gain new skills, help the common good, show you have interests outside of work and fill space on a resume when not working full ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

Each of these positions comes with a salary of $95000 or more.


Center for Career & Professional Development  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The CCPD provides comprehensive career preparation, enabling you to take charge of your future. We can help you perfect your résumé, hone your interview ...


10 jobs that won't exist 20 years from now  Business Insider

As technology continues to evolve, the world evolves with it — which means that some of the careers that exist today probably won't be around 30 years from ...


Current job openings  Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has exciting opportunities in our New York office for individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ...


Follow the dollar signs: 12 jobs with the highest starting salary  USA TODAY

Want to start off making some serious bucks? Here are 12 positions with strong starting salaries that'll make your entry into the working world far more lucrative.


How to Beat Age Discrimination in Hiring Practices  U.S. News & World Report

Demonstrate your work stability over time, learn new technologies, use your age to your advantage and other tips.


Suspect Your Job Is Pointless? You May Be Right.  U.S. News & World Report

Advice about how to find a meaningful job that makes you happy instead of a pointless job that makes you bored at work.


The economy is strong, so why can't I find a job? | Produced by Advertising Publications  Seattle Times

With the jobless rate about as low as it ever gets, unemployed workers might wonder what's wrong with them.


How to land a great job when you are over 50  CNBC

More than half of baby boomers plan to work past age 65, studies reveal. Experts explain how job seekers over 50 can overcome stereotypes and land their ...


Passion, necessity drive career changes in Duluth and beyond  Duluth News Tribune

After decades as a small business owner, Annette Beaufeaux had reached a pressure point. It was time for a change. "I don't want to look back and say I just did ...


5 New LinkedIn Features to Boost Your Career | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're job searching or networking, make sure you're taking full advantage of LinkedIn's new features and functions, such as "Find Nearby" and giving kudos.


Storyboarding Your Career: How to Get a Job in Animation | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Job: Lead 2-D Animator Salary Range: The minimum weekly wage set by the Animation Guild is $1,888.80, or roughly $98,000 per year. Supervisors command ...


5 College Seniors Share Their Job-Hunting Stories | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

College seniors figure out how to get a first job after graduation.


Three Career Development Professionals Weigh In On The Recent Rise Of Job-Hopping  Forbes Now

With so many other professionals undergoing career transitions, it is easy for one to believe a leap to pursue the job of one's dream is simple.


Why (and How) You Should Be Exploring Your Career Options This Year  U.S. News & World Report

Ready for a new job? Even if you think you're *content* with the current pay and cohort of co-workers in your current gig, maybe it isn't exactly what you dreamed ...


Employers Seeking To 'Try Before They Buy' Will Change Career Paths For College Grads  Forbes

Reducing Hiring Friction means proving to employers that candidates for entry-level positions can do the job. The need to reduce Hiring Friction is giving rise to ...


7 careers in high demand in Utah  KSL.com

It feels good to be wanted, even if it's by the police. (They are hiring by the way.) But if a career in public *service* doesn't glaze your donut, don't worry. There are ...


How To Fill An Employment Gap On Your Resume  Forbes Now

While it may be tempting to fake things a bit to make it easier to close this gap, you'd be making a huge mistake.


Research shows how journalists are faring after redundancy  Swinburne University of Technology

Since leaving secure jobs in newsrooms, employment has been unstable for many former journalists – but experts have found job satisfaction has been high.


Job seekers lined up for LA County Fair employment in Pomona  KABC-TV

The Los Angeles County Fair held a job fair Thursday at the Pomona Fairplex with more than 700 positions available.


8 Reasons Career Fairs Are Helpful for Older Job Seekers  U.S. News & World Report

Job fairs are an important tool for older job seekers, who can take advantage of networking opportunities with hiring managers.


How to Explain Your Unemployment in a Job Interview  U.S. News & World Report

Being unemployed raises red flags with new employers, so think carefully about how to explain your work history during a job interview.


3 ways LinkedIn can help MBA grads bag their dream job  CNBC

From Tim Cook to Ray Dalio and Sheryl Sandberg, the long list of leading executives with MBAs to their names can make business school seem like the fast ...


What are the 20 worst paying jobs for women in the US?  USA TODAY

Gender equality has taken a more central role in the American political and cultural discourse in recent years. One of the chief targets in the fight for gender ...


Artists, therapists, event planners: The lowest-paying jobs for college graduates  USA TODAY

Each year, thousands of people begin college with the goal of earning a degree and becoming more attractive to employers when they enter the job market.


3 Tips for Making a Successful Job Change | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Understand why you want to leave your current job, look for something that ignites passion and pick a job that will benefit you in the long term.


Colleges Say They Prepare Students for a Career, Not Just a First Job. Is That True?  The Chronicle of Higher Education

About 60 percent of executives and hiring managers think that most college graduates are prepared to succeed in entry-level positions. But only a third of ...


How to Make the Most of Your College Career Center | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Employers look for college graduates who have strong soft skills and balanced resumes.


How to Transition to a New Career | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Figure out your skills and interests, network with people in other industries and research companies of interest before they have job openings.


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