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How to Leave a Job Without the Guilt

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Regardless of why you’re leaving your current gig, moving on (sans guilt) without worrying about who and what you’re leaving behind can be tough. But whatever the reason for your distress, you can quell any feelings of guilt by implementing some concrete steps to ease you through the process and help you resign on good […]

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Quitting With Grace

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Most people in the nonprofit sector are here because they care, and that emotional investment can curdle into guilt when it’s time to transition into a new job. It’s natural for guilt to surface at this time, but it doesn’t have to dominate your transition or make the experience completely miserable. If you approach your […]

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What to do while you’re in between jobs

In the past four years, I’ve experienced three layoffs. If I’ve learned anything, it’s that the future is always unclear.

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