Your Midlife Career Change

“1 in 10 people are in their dream career. Are YOU the 1? “To every man there comes a time in his lifetime, that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered that special chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his...

Learn from Your Mistakes and Your Success

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche When you make a mistake, note well. Our failures are our best teachers, if only we pay attention in class. It is not possible to avoid mistakes unless you are already dead, so try to embrace them for...

The Difference Between a Career and a Job

A career may contain many jobs. But a career is greater than the sum of these jobs. A job may pay the bills, but a career will make you wealthy with more than mere money. Your career will allow you to grow your mind, spirit and material wealth. In a job, you may...

7 Steps To Your Midlife Career Change

Precontemplation 1.Disbelief: You are unconvinced of the need to change career. Ask yourself the following questions: Am I happy about my current job and my career path? Am I fulfilled in my career? Am I appreciated for my personal career contribution? Am I the person...

Coping with Redundancy

Coping Before, During, and After Redundancy Have you been laid off? Is your company about to have (another) round of redundancies? How will you cope? Just like a change in the weather, the trick is to be prepared… Top 10 Warning signs of impending redundancy: 1)...

The Fallacy of Job Security

No job is secure. Economies are always changing unpredictably. Do not be fooled by *economic experts* predictions – genuine economic experts will be the first to admit that it easier to accurately predict the weather. New technologies sweep aside entire industries –...

Why Change Career?

Why change career? Here are some reasons you may have for wanting to change your career. If one or more of these apply to you, then you may be ready to make the decision to change career. If your reason for considering a new career is not on this list of the six most...

Overcoming Barriers to Career Change

How to Overcome the 5 Biggest (Self Made) Barriers to Career Change Self doubt when you are considering a career change is the rule – not the exception. Here’s how to overcome this and the other main barriers (all in your mind) to changing career. 1. Your age is an...

Balancing Your Career and (More) Education

By the time graduation comes around, most students are ready to embark on fulfilling careers with no looking back. Although, throughout their careers there will come a time where updating their skill set will not only be an asset but will help set them apart from...