midlife career change

How Can I Change Careers

How Can I Change Careers When considering a career change take time to examine your life situation, determine your motivation for a career change, and decide how you would prefer your life to be if things were different. Resist the temptation to just focus on getting away from your present position. Think through what you…

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Managing Job Burnout

In today’s busy society, it’s easy to operate at full capacity on a regular basis at work. Many people are working longer hours and taking on more responsibilities. There are more demands, information, stimuli and the threat of job loss. What are the effects? Burnout. Though you may feel that you have the energy to…

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Top 10 Ways to Cope with Career Transition

Job transitions can be stressful—whether they’re due to layoff, a new job or working extra hours because others workers were laid off. If you’re facing one, consider the following.   1. Take an honest look at yourself. What are your strengths, weaknesses, skills? How did those influence—positively or negatively—your transition?   2. Step up your…

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I Should be Further Along in My Career

“I should be further along in my career.” most of the clients arrive in my Houston office saying that. Sometimes, clients postponed seeing a career counselor because of the embarrassment from their situation as a result. They keep imagining that they are alone in feeling out of place, while their co-workers and friends are contentedly established.…

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