- Building A Career Of Choice
Let's face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall into a job; followed by a paycheck, and then become immobilized into taking any pro-active moves toward something we really love doing. How much sense does this make? We don't marry on these terms. We don't select friends on these terms. But we do spend eight, ten, twelve hours a day in work we have no passion for and a future we aren't particularly interested in cultivating. Perhaps now is the time to change all that
- Eliminate the Negative - Career Change Checklist
Many people are clueless about what they want to do in their next career. They know they don't want to stay in their present position. But, they can't decide what their next move should be.
- Make Something Happen
Ever make a New Year's resolution? If you answered yes, you're not alone. It's one of our favorite pastimes. There's something about a brand new calendar that suggests the opportunity to start all over again.
- Changing Places — Making a smoother career transition
Just thinking about changing careers can be overwhelming. Depending on which path you choose, it can be a daunting task. But, when you combine a little creative thinking with some strategic planning, making a change is much more doable.
- College 101 — Success Skills for Returning to the Classroom
You have made the big decision to start or return to college. In many ways, just making that decision shows a great sense of commitment and dedication to bettering yourself. However, many women find that returning to school can be a much harder transition than they ever imagined. All of a sudden, women are juggling their kids' lives, their marriage and other important relationships, their home, and their own needs along with homework, tests, and research papers. Here are some tips from women who successfully returned to school while balancing their responsibilities.
- College Bound — What to know before you apply to college
Studies have shown that when the economy is down people tend to go to school. This includes traditional students, those who enter right after high school, and non-traditional students, those over 25 who are starting later or returning to school.
- Overcoming the Hurdle
We've all hear this saying, "You can't get a job without experience. And you can't get experience without a job." So, when you want to change careers, what do you do? Fortunately there are several ways to overcome this hurdle.