• 3 Successful People Who Changed Careers After 50

    The news for job seekers over 50 is often pretty grim, focusing on declining rates of pay and ageism. But every so often, we come across a story that shows that the best part of your career can be after you hit the big 5-0.

  • Top 10 Cities For Recent Grads Looking For Work
    You got your degree and enjoyed your last summer vacation. Now you want a job, but where should you go?
  • Quora: Should I Choose a Career for Money or Happiness?
    Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
  • 7 Ways to Master Your Job Search on LinkedIn
    Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
  • 7 Steps To Getting Helpful Feedback
    Feedback is an essential part of a successful career. Of course, asking for feedback is scary. Who likes to invite the opportunity for someone to tell us we’re doing a bad job?
  • Career Confessions: Social Media Mistakes
    There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
  • 'Job Security' Is Ruining Your Career

    Think about the last terrible job you had. (For your sake, we'll hope it's not the one you have right now.) Why did you stay? If you're like most of us, it was because you were afraid to give up a "sure thing." There's just one problem with that: most experts will tell you that job security no longer exists.

  • The Career Monogamy Dilemma [infographic]

    Careers are much like marriages: they both consume your every waking moment, they're both love/hate relationships, and, statistically speaking, they usually end in some sort of separation. We'll take a look at why professionals nowadays have wandering eyes when it comes to their careers.

  • Cash in on Odd Jobs [infographic]
    If you find yourself hating the minutiae of your boring, everyday job, then why not try your hand out at one of these odd jobs that surprisingly bring home the bacon.
  • 20 Funny Truths About Your 9-to-5
    Heading back to work after a holiday weekend can be depressing, so here are 20 humorous quotes about the realities of your 9-to-5 that will surely make you chuckle. Remember, sharing is caring, so pass this on to your co-workers who could use a mid-day pick-me-up.
  • 3 Tips for Adapting to Change
    It's no secret that we live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world, but as business educator, Eddie Obeng, points out, the speed of change is overtaking the speed of learning around the world. Find out how we, as business people, can learn to keep up in such a quickly advancing world.
  • 15 Stimulating Quotes to Get Your Career Juices Flowing
    Do you suffer from a case of "The Mondays" every day of the week? If so, then we apologize. Maybe it's time for a career change. Here are fifteen motivating quotes to get you amp'd about going after the career of your dreams.
  • Quora Question of the Week: Choosing a Major or Career When You Have Too Many Interests
    Do you have too many interests and don't know in which direction to take your career? We turn to the Quora community to see what members have to say about selecting the right career path, regardless of what tickles your fancy.
  • Americans are Craving Meaning at Work [infographic]
    Americans spend at least a third of their day working, so it's no wonder more and more people want to make their work hours meaningful. The infographic below illustrates how much Americans covet the ability to incorporate their personal interests into their careers.
  • The 5 Biggest Mistakes Career Changers Make
    Here at PayScale, we’ve highlighted the success stories of many career changers from all walks of life, age groups, and backgrounds. However, what we haven’t discussed in great detail are some of the potential pitfalls of switching careers. Any career change has a 50/50 chance of going either good or bad. For the brave at heart, a career change can be the best thing to happen to an individual seeking a new and better opportunity.
  • Career Mentors: Make a Connection That Matters [infographic]
    All of the successful business moguls have had mentors along the way, so why don't you? Take a look at the infographic after the cut to see how to find and keep a mentor, so that you can establish the career you've always wanted.
  • Is Culinary School Worth It?
    Meet Anastasia Cassidy, recent graduate of Le Cordon Bleu of Boston. She has kindly agreed to answer some questions for PayScale in the hopes of giving students considering culinary education information to make a wise decision.
  • For the Horde! 10 Rad Jobs of the Future [infographic]
    It's time to start considering what the future of the job market is going to look like because, according to Manolith's infographic, there will be plenty of amazing "sci-fi" type of careers opening up very soon. So, if you're in a dead-end job and are looking to make a career out of your secret techy passions, then check out this infographic and start geeking out!
  • How LinkedIn Helps Passive Job Seekers Land Their Dream Jobs
    You already know by now that LinkedIn is a great tool to help with your job search, but it's also the place to be when you're NOT directly looking for a job. Passive job seekers are already employed, but willing to take on a new opportunity, should the offer fit the bill. So, whether you're actively seeking a job or not, LinkedIn is where it's at.
  • Dance It Out: 10 Songs for Your Career Comeback

    Put down the Ben & Jerry’s, turn off the Netflix, and unfurl from the fetal position. Whether you were fired, laid off, or passed over for a promotion, we all experience career setbacks. Sometimes, in order to make a comeback, you just have to dance it out.