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Careers advice | Guardian Jobs

If you are looking to get back into the workplace having taken some time out the prospect may seem daunting.<p>Understanding the job requirements and demonstrating your skills are key to successful applications<p>You've landed your dream job but there's a niggle in the back of your mind that tells you …

Change it up: making the switch to a new career

If you dread Sunday evenings because of the job that lies ahead Monday morning or are tired of the same work and never feel energized even when given new projects, it may be time to "change it up."<p>Sparkle Myers, an entrepreneur and mother of two teenagers, did just that a few years ago when she …

I’m in my fifties. How do I switch careers?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I am an engineer and have been practising for 25 years. I want to keep working but preferably doing something else. I am in my 50s and could tolerate a moderate cut in pay to achieve happiness in my work, but I haven't a clue where to start. Can you advise me on some first steps to get …

How to Change Your Career in 5 Simple Steps

As a career coach, I help women change careers to focus on work they love as well as generate tremendous success and reward. I also help professionals improve careers they have, if that's what they want. On my website, I ask people to share with me their burning career questions that I may …

5 Reasons to Consider Changing Your Career

Have you ever felt like there has to be more? That there must be a job out there that would suit your skills, passions, talents and lifestyle better …

9 Questions That'll Help You Find Your Dream Career

You’ve had another rough day at work.<p>And as you’re talking about your lackluster job or about feeling lost in your career path, a well-meaning friend or relative responds with, “Well, what <i>do</i> you want to do?”<p><i>Silence.</i> If only it were that easy, right?<p><b>RELATED:</b> <i>How to Start Doing What You …

How To Start Thinking About A Career Change

If you’re bored, burned-out, or your job just isn’t doing it for you anymore, there’s a good chance you’re ready for a change. But before you make any big moves, you must determine whether it’s the job you don’t like—or your career.<p>“If you’ve had more than one job in your field and it’s pretty …

Ideas Change Lives: How Tom Peters' Changed Mine