WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Career Transition news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Transitions.
Here are recent links of interest:
“Making a Major Career Change: What I Wish I Knew Before” – The Muse
Recently, I sold my business. Goodbye Target Parking! And now, I’m starting again as a techie. It’s not the first time I’ve made such a career leap. I’ve had a portfolio of business interests, floated a company on the stock exchange, and built a number of companies. I’ve been a waitress, a banker… Continue Reading
“Here are the secrets to a successful midlife career change” – MarketWatch
Steven Clark isn’t usually impulsive, so it wasn’t easy for him to wake up one morning and decide it would be his last day as a software engineer after 20 years. But the stress had been mounting for years as Clark, like many successful midcareer professionals, had ended up on a management track, dealing with office politics he didn’t care for. So he quit… Continue Reading
“Navigating the Emotional Side of a Career Transition” – HBR
Let me begin this post with a personal confession: Although I’ve talked with many managers about career transitions over the years, I’ve never had a career transition myself until now. For the past 37 years I’ve worked as a management consultant at the same firm I started in straight out of graduate school. I went from junior associate to partner to managing partner… Continue Reading
“3 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Promotion” – Chameleon Resumes
Promotions at an executive level present a couple of unique problems. First, the jobs are few and far between. This isn’t because of a bad economy, it’s just that the higher level the job the less positions for said job. Second, the competition is fierce. That’s why it’s important to do what you can to… Continue Reading
“Extreme Makeover: Job Application Edition” – TalentEgg
You tailor the contents of your cover letter and resume to each job you apply for, but have you ever stopped to consider what kind of first impression your application makes? Recruiters receive stacks of applications, and a few stylistic adjustments can make your resume stand out… Continue Reading
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