3 Signs You’re Overthinking a Decision (and Missing Out on an Awesome Opportunity)

Changing careers, looking for a new job, or even asking for a raise you deserve can all be scary. But putting off those moves doesn't make your life any better. Here are three signs you're overthinking them, plus how to change your mindset and overcome that fear.

9 Great Resources That Help PhD Students Transition Into the Workforce

Fewer than one in 200 PhD graduates become professors—and most will spend upwards of a decade in temporary postdoc positions. Want career alternatives? These nine websites should help you do your research, explore different paths, and learn from others in the same position as you.

Ask an Expert: How Can I Switch From Teaching to Working at Nonprofit

You don't have to go back to school if you want to transition away from your teaching career. Here's how to use your existing experience to spark an entirely new career—maybe even one in the nonprofit sector.

A Look Inside My Bank Account: How I Quit My Job Before Landing My Next One

As her job became more and more unbearable, Abby Wolfe came up with a plan to quit her job without draining her savings account or leaving gaping holes in her resume. Here's how she did it—and advice for how you can plan your next move, too.

I Left My Job as a Lawyer Without a Backup Plan (and Now I’m Doing Work I Love)

Kelsie Brunick—now a graduate advisor for Colorado State University-Global Campus and creator and host of the podcast Permission to Grow—took a while to find a career she was happy in. Here's how she went from law to nonprofit to fashion to education, and what she learned along the way.

I’m a Lawyer Who Moved to New Zealand and Started Studying Baking

After moving to New Zealand with her husband two years ago, Vidya Kurella took a break from being a lawyer to study at Le Cordon Bleu. While she didn't end up becoming a baker, she loved every minute of it. Here's how she made the move and found a job she truly loves now.

3 Reasons It’s Worth Taking an Entry-Level Job at a Nonprofit (Even if You’re Experienced)

If you're interested in switching careers and going into the nonprofit sector, here's why it's worth going for an entry-level position.

I’m a Software Engineer Who Majored in Psychology and English

Here's how software engineer Neely Kartha went from various college majors to her current field (and what she learned along the way).

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.