Career Shift

Career Shift

Dreaming of a new job—or an entirely new line of work? Get smart advice on making a switch.

Should You Leave Your Job?

By Ben Michaelis Ph.D.
A formula for deciding whether to stay or go.

Work Anxiety

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Stressed feelings can alert you that it's time to find a new path.

Is Your Job Bad for You?

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
10 questions to help you decide.

Single Switchers

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Changing careers: is it different for singles?

How to Find Good Ways to Look at Bad Things

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about the positive spin of getting laid off.

Hallelujah! -- Leonard Cohen's Nine Lives

By Stanton Peele
Leonard Cohen is the patron -- or at least musical -- saint of life changes

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
The key to time management is self management

Using “Small Wins” to Advance Your Work Career

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
How to motivate yourself to excel.

Travels in Plan B Nation: 3 years, 5 lessons

By Amy Gutman
Plan B can be better than Plan A, but don't expect fast and easy.

Am I Having a Mid-life Crisis?

By Jim Taylor Ph.D.
What is my restlessness and boredom telling me?

How to Find Your Best Career & Get Paid Doing What You Love

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Three keys to identifying your best career

Six Strategies to Secure Your Job and Advance

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to stand out and move up in your career

Is Election Talk a Minefield for You At Work?

By Lynn Taylor
How to stay out of the election fray

How to Keep Your Cool with Competitive People

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
People skills to help you stand your ground

Career Counseling for the Neurotic

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Should our neuroses factor in to our education and job choices

In Praise of Praise

By Paul J. Zak
Has recognition lost its power?

Feeling Rich on Payday

By Stephen Spiller Ph.D.
When you are paid affects how you make your decisions.

Transitions: Leaving the Past, Embracing the Future

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Is your past in front of you, blocking your present and future happiness?

Debra Dean: Losing the Expectations of Faith

By Jennifer Haupt
Letting go changed her creativity and her life.

Out of Work . . . Seeking a Job?

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Six tips to stay hopeful while out of work.

Psychological Tips for a Successful Job Search

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Learn the psychology behind a successful job search

This Story has a Happy Ending... I Promise!

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Adversity motivates us to focus on what is really important

Writing the Perfect Resume: A 5-Step Guide

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Make your credentials stand out from the crowd’s

Your vocational type: The key to job fulfillment

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Enlivening a dead-end job may be a matter of tinkering not reinventing yourself.

10 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

By Lynn Taylor
10 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

TOP TIPS FOR JOB HUNTERS: How to Find the Right Job for You

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Find your career direction and find a great job.

The Top 10 Reasons to Major in Psychology

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Are there too many psych majors? Answer: NO.