The Best Advice to Read if You’re Struggling to Quit a Job You Hate

There's a concept called "the escalation of commitment," and it's the reason why you choose to stay in a job you don't like. Here's how to overcome it.

How I Went From Working in Missile Defense to Product Management

Leah Marcus went from missile defense to consulting to UX design to product management. Here's how she did it, and what she loves most about her job now.

I Used My Journalism Skills to Transition Into a Career Helping Young Women

L'Oreal Thompson Payton wanted to help young black girls feel accepted. Here's how she made the jump from journalism to a new career that did just that.

Ask a Real Recruiter: How Can Older Job Searchers Realistically Change Careers?

So you're a bit older than the typical applicant, that doesn't mean you can't make a career change. Here's our advice for older job searchers.

Changing Careers Is Scary, But This Advice Will Get You Past the Fear

There's often a lot of fear associated with changing careers, but that doesn't mean you should let it stop you from finding fulfilling work that makes you happy.

Ask a Credible Coach: How Can I Stop Being a Failure and Find a Job I’m Good At?

Just because you've had a series of jobs that haven't worked out, it doesn't mean you're doomed to professional failure forever. Here's how to start over fresh.

I’m Loving Startup Life After Working for a Big Corporation

Starting your professional path in a large corporation doesn't mean you can't do a 180 and work for a startup, which is exactly what this career-changer did.

I Took a Pay Cut to Make a Career Change and I Couldn’t Be Happier

Not every career move you make is going to lead to a higher salary; in fact, sometimes, you have to take a pay cut when you make a major transition.

8 HR Professionals on the 8 Different Paths That Led Them to HR

Curious what it takes to kick-start your career in HR? Take some insight and advice from these eight HR professionals who work at all kinds of companies.

Why I Don’t Regret Leaving Social Work After Going to Grad School for It

Just because you start out in one field or graduate with a certain course of study, it doesn't mean you have to pursue that line of work forever.