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10 Reasons Why Volunteering is a Good Move for Career Changers

By Noelle | April 4, 2015

Updated May 2020 Volunteering may not earn you a paycheck but it doesn’t mean you can’t reap huge career benefits from it. This is especially true in the case of career changers. In this post we will share 10 benefits volunteering during a career change and how it can create clarity of direction as well as …


Should I Get an MBA?

By Noelle | March 30, 2015

If you’re hoping to earn six figures at some point in your career, you may be wondering if an advanced degree is necessary. While an advanced degree can help, it’s not always necessary. In this blog post we will share research from The Ladders with examples of six-figure jobs you may want to target. These …


When Is It OK to Quit Your Job Without Another Lined Up?

By Noelle | March 9, 2015

You’re miserable in your job and want to quit, but there’s no other job waiting in the wings. Whether you want to move on because your boss is driving you crazy, because your position is a poor fit or because you just feel like doing something different – does it make sense to jump ship …


7 Professional Branding Hacks that Don’t Require Writing Skills

By Noelle | January 22, 2015

Projecting the right brand for your target industry and role is essential for being found by employers and hired. However it’s an area of the job search where people tend to struggle the most. In addition to writing your own branding statements, there are other simple strategies that will ensure your brand is working for you. In …


10 Non-Negotiables for Making a Successful Career Change

By Noelle | December 29, 2014

Updated: August 2020 The job search can be intimidating if you are hoping to transition to a new career path. In fact a career change is one of the toughest job search scenarios because that job searcher is usually lacking relevant work experience. While career change may be difficult, it is not impossible. You just have …


The 8-Step Plan for Supercharging Your Job Search

By Noelle | December 22, 2014

Updated: August 2020 Reviving a dead job search is critical for staying in control of your career. Yet many professionals become reactive to their environment once they enter the job search day-to-day. As a result, one’s career hopes and dreams can become derailed. In this post we will share 8 steps for achieving your career goals by …

32 Skills and Traits that Make Veterans Great Employees

By Noelle | November 11, 2014

Updated: November 2019 Veterans make great employees. This should be no surprise considering the selfless acts of service they’ve already performed. Imagine this kind of dedication in the workplace. In this post we’ll share 32 reasons why these real-life heroes make great hires, what hiring managers can do about it, and how veterans can use …