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.

I’m the Host of HQ and Here’s How I Got to Where I Am Today

We chatted with Quiz Daddy and host of HQ Scott Rogowsky about his career path. He worked for The Onion, Topps, Comedy Central, and more, and has struggled a lot to get where he is today. Here's his advice for people wanting to break into show business or standup.

This Is What a Career Path in Sales Looks Like

All sales jobs are not created equal. If you work in sales (or are interested in working in sales), here are the eight main sales positions you should consider, how much they all pay, and what skills or experience you need to break into them.

Here’s What Actually Happened When I Quit My Job to Go Hiking

A lot of people dream about quitting their job to go on an adventure. Here's the real story behind one person who left a good job to go hiking for nine months, how she saved up for the trip, and how it impacted her career.

I’m a Television Producer for The Olympics (and I’m There Now!)

Every two years, Lizzie Turkevich—freelance television producer—goes to the Olympics for work. To get where she is today, she worked her butt off. But now she gets to meet some of the coolest and most talented athletes out there and tell their stories. Here's what her job is like.

I’m a Television Producer for The Olympics (and I’m There Now!)

Every two years, Lizzie Turkevich—freelance television producer—goes to the Olympics for work. To get where she is today, she worked her butt off. But now she gets to meet some of the coolest and most talented athletes out there and tell their stories. Here's what her job is like.

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.