Changing Careers

Browse our advice and tips on how to move from one career to the next. We look at the pros and cons of changing careers, why you should consider one, and preparing you for the change.

unhappy engineering graduate
CHANGING CAREERS / APR 26, 2017

Dilemma: I am a Nigerian engineering graduate, but I also have a strong passion for entertainment. I often get young entertainers, aspiring artist and singers asking for...
fun
CHANGING CAREERS / APR 08, 2016

Are you happy in your current job? If you are not 100 percent sure about it, perhaps you are already looking for another job or hoping to turn your life around and make a...
quit
CHANGING CAREERS / MAR 31, 2016

Do you suspect your manager is about to jump ship? Then don’t just sit back and observe him do it because this move is going to affect your career too. Even though you...
The Tourist
CHANGING CAREERS / NOV 05, 2015

To err is human, so switching careers is perfectly natural for someone who might have made a mistake when initially choosing a career path. If your current career does...
box Christina Aguillera
CHANGING CAREERS / OCT 12, 2015

If you hate your job and your career is going absolutely nowhere, you might prefer death over getting up and going to work every day. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch—but you...
Desperado Walk Away
CHANGING CAREERS / AUG 26, 2015

Being an entrepreneur is no easy task. There will be many challenges that you face along the way and not all ideas will work out. The key to being a successful...
Human Torch
CHANGING CAREERS / JUL 26, 2015

Changing your job isn’t going to eliminate your burnout. Lots of people think a new situation will improve an old way of feeling. You will drag those emotions with you...
Mythbusters
CHANGING CAREERS / JUL 19, 2015

Changing careers can be a very scary thought, especially if you have worked at the same job for many years. It might mean learning new skills, moving to a new city and...
Quit your job.
CHANGING CAREERS / JUL 15, 2015

We think that once we land a job, the hard work ends, thanks to the endless time it takes to actually get a job in today’s competitive job market. But, in fact, the hard...
Otep Shamaya shhhh find a new job when you have a job
CHANGING CAREERS / JUL 10, 2015

You have a job already but you’re interested in landing another employment opportunity. The list of reasons to do so is immense: workplace favoritism, lack of growth and...
4 Factors to Consider Before Moving to ‘Greener Pastures’
CHANGING CAREERS / JUN 22, 2015

When it comes to employment, the grass always seems greener on the other side. People tend to imagine that their lives would improve if only they had a better job, a...
wrong job
CHANGING CAREERS / MAY 27, 2015

Most people dislike at least one thing about their jobs. It might be the hours, the pay or they might occasionally butt heads with a coworker. Unfortunately, we can’t...
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