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How to Navigate a Transition Early in Your Career

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“After years of school and telling people this is what I want to do, how could I possibly change my mind now?” “I don’t like this career, but if I make a big change, will that make me just another stereotypical millennial who can’t commit?” “If I don’t follow the career path I planned, what […]

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Leaving the Only Job You’ve Ever Had

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Are you interested in making a career change but you’re feeling a bit paralyzed because you’ve never done that before? Like never ever? If you’ve been in the same job (or with the same organization) for most of your working life, it can be downright scary to consider a job search. And sure, things have […]

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Reinventing Your Career After 50

Carl Reiner, the 95-year-old comedian, writer, actor, and director, likes to say “Every morning … I pick up my newspaper, get the obituary section, and see if I’m listed. If I’m not, I have my breakfast.” In a recent HBO special, If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast, Reiner challenges perceptions about what it […]

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Ask Victoria | Transition from Teaching

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Dear Victoria, The one thing I am currently struggling with is how to change careers. I have been an educator for 18 years. I’m burned out and tired of all the politics involved. I have taught in public, private, and charter schools. They are all the same, they demand a great deal from us while […]

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