Changing Careers, Why So Many Are Doing It Now

Are you thinking about making a change in your career? You are not alone. 

An average person is estimated to change careers between 5 and 7 times over the course of their working life. Currently, the flexible nature of work means that a career change is more flexible for you than it was in the past years. This also makes it possible for people to learn new skills and professions with the help of new learning opportunities like online courses. 

While working might formerly have been viewed as just one of the ways to pay the bills, it’s now widely accepted that changing to a fulfilling career is one of the keys to a happy life. Having that in mind, this could be the best time for you to take a step back and look at some of the reasons people decide to make a career change. 

Reasons Why Many Decide to Change Careers 

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Moving Your Job Search Ahead During the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a great time to relax and have some fun. However, as a job seeker, you may not want to allow yourself this luxury. So, rather than take a break, you can intensify your job hunt this season.

In fact, the holidays are usually a great time to move your job search ahead as the competition tends to be less. Fewer people continue their job hunting this season.

This then raises the question, "how can you move your job search ahead this holiday season?" In this article, we'll be giving you some useful tips on how you can do that.

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How to Quit Your Job (without being a Jerk)

You may have good reasons to quit your job. It could be a boss that constantly gets on your nerves or a pay that isn’t worth it at all. Or simply a lack of motivation to keep at it. 

Well, whatever the reason, after you have made up your mind to quit your job, you must think of the best ways possible to inform your employer. 

Sometimes, quitting your job in a way that doesn’t spell ‘jerk’ can be challenging. Especially when you feel you have been mistreated and overused by your employer. So it’s tempting to create a storm as you exit. But you must resist this temptation. 

So, if you’re wondering how to quit your job gracefully, without burning any bridges, this article is just for you. 

What You Need to Know About Quitting your Job

Here are a few steps you should take when you've decided to quit your job.

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10 Highest Paying Jobs

Have you ever thought about what the highest paying jobs in the country are and what the salary is? Or maybe you are dissatisfied with your current earnings and want to earn more?

Help is here! We've compiled the top highest paying jobs in America. This list was compiled from sources like businessinsider.com,indeed.com, Investopedia, salary.com, and wealthy gorilla.

Whether out of pure curiosity or you're just getting your start career-wise, you should read this article.

Here are the 10 highest paying jobs in America:

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Networking and Your Job Search

NETWORKING

Ah networking, the dreaded word for many. We think about networking and images come to mind of attending crowded events, introducing ourselves to strangers and making awkward small talk.But networking does not always need to look this way. Especially now in the age of limited in-person events, there are new ways of connecting and networking.

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