Career Advice Blog

Welcome to my blog page! I will post new information and advice that will be helpful for you in making your career change here.

Post retirement job hunting

I've enjoyed my Retirement years (6), But after relocating my residence I want and need to go back to work. I had done several years in factory/production

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Post-Retirement Employment

I've enjoyed my Retirement years (6), But after relocating my residence I want and need to go back to work. I had done several years in factory/production

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Should I suggest part time work when applying for full time job opening?

I loving programming and I believe I have reached my peak as a CNC programmer for the past 10 years. I would love to become a web developer/application

Top 5 Tips for Starting a Freelance Career- And Why You Should!

A freelance career is a great way to create "job security" for yourself. Here's how.

Five Great Second Careers for Baby Boomers

Article describes ideal career choices for baby boomers starting second careers

How to find your genius

Read how Laura followed her career passion into a new business

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My Journey to Editing

Although I have a degree in biology, health issues prevented me from working in that field. So, like many others, I relied on doing the kind of work that

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Free Career Talk at Phase2Careers meeting

I will be doing an encore presentation of my talk: Reinventing Yourself: It's Never Too Late to Have the Life and Career You Desire

The $100 Startup

Book review of "The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future"

Book Review: The Only Way to Win

Review of The Only Way to Win: How Building Character Drives Higher Achievement and Greater Fulfillment in Business and Life by Jim Loehr

Reinvent Yourself and Your Career

Free talk: Reinvent Yourself and Your Career on June 13, 2013

What is Your Job Motivation?

Are you a job seeker looking for motivation? What motivates you?

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Sandberg Says Women Are To Blame For Their Lack of Advancement

Sheryl Sandberg has some controversial views on why more women don't hold high positions in American business

Career change tip #196 Networking and Professional Associations

One great way to prepare for your career change is networking in professional association meetings

Career Change Workshops

This career change workshop will take you through an interactive step-by-step process to get your dream job

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How to find the least stressful job for you

Want to know how to find the least stressful job for you so that work can be a joy?

Veterans Career Transition into Civilian Workforce

Careers for veterans in green tech industries

Should You Choose Your Dream Job or Dream Company?

Should your job search goal be to find the best job or the best company? Experts share pros and cons of both views.

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Startling Stats About Baby Boomer Retirement Challenges

Guest blog post by author and marketing expert Lisa Orrell on how those over 50 can provide for their retirement years

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Returning to School in Mid Life: You Won't Be Alone

Don't let lack of education keep you from making a mid life career change. School programs are changing to accommodate the mid life student.

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You Can Reinvent Yourself After 50!

Think you can't reinvent your career and life after age 50? Read about these women who did.

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Low Risk Way to Self Employment

A home based business is a great way to make a career transition. If it takes off, you can expand to full time.

Your Career Change Mentor

How to find a career change mentor and why you need one

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New Career Direction

Top 12 signs that you need a new career

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Mid Life Career Change Resume

How to write a resume for mid life career changers

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Do you need a new career or new job?

If you are not sure whether you need a new job or a new career field this may help you.

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Career change fears and how to conquer them

Fear keeps many stuck in bad career choices. Here is how to overcome your fears and get your dream job.

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Best Employers for Mid-Life workers

Where are the best companies for mid life workers to find jobs?

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Career change strategy: Part time work

Advice, tips and information about part time work as a career change strategy

Sunday Night Syndrome

Do you have Sunday Night Syndrome? Do you dread going to work on Monday? Learn how to cure it.

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Career Change in a Bad Economy

Can you or should you change your career in a "bad" economy?

Seven Tips for Small Businesswomen

Advice from women business owners to help other women

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Ways for moms to stay up to date while not working

Ways for moms to stay up to date in their industries while not working

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Transitioning from Stay-at-Home Mom to Working Mom

Transitioning from Stay-at-Home Mom to Working Mom, the challenges women face

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Myths About Working in the Non-Profit Sector

If you think there aren't good jobs in the non-profit sector, read this

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Non Profit Sector Jobs

Non Profit Jobs, if you want a career with a difference, you should consider non-profit organizations

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Career change

A reader asks: Now I am a researcher in the food industry.I would like to change my career.I would like to know what should i do. Ellen answers: Thanks

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A former stay-at-home mom returning to the work force a bit late in life

Gretchen asks: I have been a stay-at-home mom since my kids were born. Now that my children are much older (one in high school and one in college), I'd

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From Auditor to the Film Industry

I was a CPA in big 4 accounting firm, auditing public manufacturing companies, universities, and property and casualty insurance companies. This was a

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Big switch from Engineering to Entertainment..

Well i am an engineering graduate this year and i was previously strong willed regarding getting posted in a good IT company and i was also handed the

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Becoming a Massage Therapist

After over 12 years in the restaurant business, I was ready to move on and into something that would be a more positive influence in my life! I had been

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Networking for Introverts

Tips and advice for business people to network more effectively, even if it is not "natural" for you

Career Guide for Women

Book review: "The girl's guide to kicking your career into gear"

Career Survey

A Yahoo Finance Survey finds that most Americans are not happy at work