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Run & Grow

Things Holding You Back from Leaving a Job You Hate (Even if You Really Want to Resign)

And why you deserve better things in life

Don't fall into the black hole of complacencyHow many times have you said that you’re done with your job, that you’re really going to resign, only to begrudgingly go back to work the following day and decide to keep on grinding until the ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | February 11, 2019 08:00:00
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The Surprising Step You Should Take to Find Your Next Job Opportunity

There is a simple way to streamline your job search, and at no out-of-pocket cost to you

Between the new opportunities, colleagues and environment, starting a new job is often an exciting time. What’s not so exciting? The job search process itself. I have yet to meet a person who actually enjoys scouring open job listings, vetting companies and ...

by Emily Moore for Glassdoor  | December 28, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Reasons to Stay in Your Job a Few More Months Before You Officially Resign

Don't rush it

We’ve all been in that situation when you know it’s only a matter of time before you submit your resignation letter, but leaving your company takes more than just that. At this age, you already know that you need to plan and prepare ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | October 31, 2018 12:00:00
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"I Left My Dream Career To Work At A Call Center"

The highs and lows of joining one of the country's most demanding industries

No, this isn’t a sob story. No, this isn’t a scathing indictment of the call center industry, nor is it a how-to-survive-working-in-a-BPO guide. It’s a reflection on an unprecedented but dramatic career change and how I’ve adapted so far. I don’t quite ...

by Cosmopolitan Philippines  | October 07, 2018 08:00:00
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Successfully Change Gears After Choosing the Wrong Career Path

If you feel like you're in the wrong job or business, these tips can get you moving in the right direction

The following excerpt is from Jessica Abo’s book Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social MediaWhether you were pressured to pursue your current career path or didn’t have any other options, once you know you’re in the wrong place, suddenly ...

by Jessica Abo  | August 18, 2018 02:00:00
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Thinking of Pursuing Greener Pastures? 3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Taking That Plunge

Don't confuse boredom or fear with the need to move on. Instead, stay put, and make that old pasture green again

To entrepreneurs, the world can sometimes look like a candy shop. Over here, there's a lucrative career in app design. Over there, you've just spotted a chance to revolutionize educational loans. For a creative businessperson, the idea of jumping into a new adventure ...

by Mike Kalis  | July 01, 2018 02:00:00
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5 Signs You're in the Wrong Career -- and How to Make a Change

Maybe it's time for a change

While "picking the wrong career is not an uncommon thing," according to Karen Elizaga, career coach and author of Find Your Sweet Spot, it's not always easy to tell the difference between a bad position and a bad career. If you're unhappy and you ...

by Jillian Kramer  | May 23, 2018 06:00:00
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The Career Shift From Employed to Independent

More and more folks are leaving the 9-to-5 grind for the grind of growing their own business

Career independence is on the upswing, and according to a recent survey conducted by FreshBooks, the majority (7 in 10) of self-employed individuals have no intention of returning to traditional employment. Instead, they intend to grow their business. The fact is that ...

by Matthew Baker  | November 01, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

3 steps to empower yourself through transitions

Maximize the success of your transitions with these tips.

When it comes to big change, humans tend to give too much power to fear, worrying about all the things they are giving up, letting go of the familiar, or contemplating all the “what if's” that can go wrong. Here’s the thing: ...

by Claudia Chan  | August 23, 2015 06:00:00
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The 10 telltale signs it's time to quit your job

It's time to leave your job if you're experiencing any of these at work.

If you’re like most people, you spend more of your valuable waking hours at work than you do anywhere else. It’s critical that you spend your time at the right company, pursuing the right opportunity.Choosing to leave a job can be a ...

by Travis Bradberry  | August 06, 2015 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Why do people actually quit their jobs? (Infographic)

Believe it or not, it's not all about money.

Is money everything in the workplace? Not according to this recent survey, which found that the biggest deal breakers at work are issues related to advancement and work-life balance.A survey of 1,000 employees by human resources software company BambooHR revealed that while ...

by Kate Taylor  | August 02, 2015 10:00:00
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13 lesser-known techniques for battling burnout

Battling burnout isn't easy, but it is possible.

Whether you run a business, work a tough job or struggle to manage the competing demands of friends, family and work, you’ve probably already heard a lot about battling burnout. Now, I want to move beyond the well-worn advice you’ve seen before and ...

by Sujan Patel  | July 22, 2015 03:00:00
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12 steps to go from employee to entrepreneur

There's no such thing as instant transition. Take these steps for a smooth career shift.

If you’re fed up with your job, it may seem like there are only two steps to becoming an entrepreneur. The first is to quit your job, and the next step is to start a company. While it is possible to transition successfully ...

by Sujan Patel  | June 18, 2015 10:00:00