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How to change your Career: Know Your ObstaclesHow to change your career: know your obstacles

In the previous two installments of this series, Know Yourself and Know Your Situation, we built a solid internal foundation to begin your career shift. But having a plan is one thing - enacting it is another.

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How Finding a Job is Different after 2020How finding a job is different now

After a tumultuous 2020, the years following bring renewed hope for many people - and many organizations. As the economy seeks to get “back on track,” the hiring world is moving forward into a future which may feel unfamiliar to many job-seekers.

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How To Identify Your Work Values (And Why It Matters)What are work values & why you should identify yours

Have you ever been unhappy at work? Really, truly, Sunday-night-is-ruined because-you’re-dreading-Monday-morning unhappy? If you have, you know it’s a terrible feeling - and you might be worried about having that feeling again at a new job.

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10 Platforms to Start Online LearningThe top 10 online learning platforms

Whether you’re making a career change, need to update your skills, or just looking to fill some downtime, it’s always good to learn something new. And with a surplus of online tools and e-learning platforms in the world, it’s never been easier to dive into a new topic or skill.

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Getting a Job In the Nonprofit SpaceGetting a job in the nonprofit space

Typically when we talk about careers and organizations, we mainly focus on jobs with profit-driven companies (the private sector) or public service roles funded by some form of government (the public sector). But there are other sectors that offer many of the benefits of both these worlds.

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Tips for Negotiating a Permanent Work-From-Home ArrangementHow to negotiate a work-from-home arrangement

Many workers have not only adjusted to the WFH lifestyle - they’ve grown to love it. A recent Prudential survey of 2,050 U.S. workers found that 68% of current home-based employees would like to continue doing so in the future - at least part-time.

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Things to Know In Your Career Change, Part One: Know YourselfHow to change your career: know yourself

After a layoff, many people look for a job similar to their last one. Maybe at a higher level or with a different company, but typically the same “type” of work. But others, take job loss as an opportunity to pivot to a new career entirely. This pivot may be made by choice - pursuing something you’ve always loved but never had time for - or it may be an adaptation you make out of necessity, like if you work in an industry that has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic.

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Identifying a Potential Employer's ValuesIdentifying a potential employer's values

Understanding your own values is only the first step in the process of making a values-based career transition. It doesn’t do you any good to have a values inventory in hand if you don’t put in the time to make sure your values will be honored by a potential employer.

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Things To Know About Your Career Change II: Know Your SituationHow to change your career: know your situation

Starting a new career is an exciting, energizing, and self-affirming experience. But getting to your new career can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when you didn’t leave your last role by choice. You can smooth this transition by being prepared and asking yourself the tough questions at the beginning of your journey.

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Three Very Real Job-Hunt Low Points and How To Move Past ThemThree very real job-hunt low points and how to move past them

As you navigate the seemingly endless process of career transition, there are going to be natural highs and many lows. Finding the perfect job posting and dreaming of what it will be like is an immediate rush - but when you realize that the call isn’t coming, it’s a complete letdown.

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How To Write A Federal Resume | Guide & TipsHow to write a federal resume

If you’re applying for a position with a federal government agency, you’ll probably notice right away that the application process is more stringent and formal than jobs you’ve applied for in the past.

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Reinvent yourself for a new jobReinvent yourself for a new job

“Back to Normal” is a phrase we’ve been hearing a lot over the past few months - and it means many things to many people. Normal, for many people, was safe. It was stable. And stability, or predictability, can keep people set in one mode for a long time.