Navigating the First Three Months in Your New Job

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Receiving, negotiating and accepting a new job offer is always a cause for celebration. But after the burst of excitement and exhilaration it’s time to focus, as the next adventure is about to start.

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5 Reasons to Celebrate Being Fired

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Obviously, most people would prefer to go their entire careers without ever having been fired. Under the best of circumstances, it’s an upsetting, even terrifying, experience. For one thing, it’s pretty difficult to amass the six to nine …

4 Benefits of Job Hopping

Job hopping (and job hoppers more specifically) can sometimes get a bad rap, but that could be changing. These days, job hopping is better understood, and people are realizing that changing jobs every few years could actually be really good for our careers. We should reconsider the concept of job hopping so that we can better understand the advantages it offers. Let take a closer look at a few of them.

3 Redditors’ Inspiring Stories of Drastic Career Changes

It's no secret that many people are unhappy with their current jobs. But did you know that two-thirds of all working adults, and 73 percent of those in their 30s want to change careers? It's a fact of life that many of us have to take jobs that may not be our "dream" jobs, and maybe that concept is a sham anyway. However, that doesn't mean that you have to be unhappy in your current job forever — or that you can't transition to another career where you can still earn a living doing honest, practical work.

What to Do When Your New Dream Job Turns Out to Be a Nightmare

You dreamed, you planned, you worked hard, and finally you've landed your dream job. Hooray! Except, once you actually starting doing the job, it turns out to be a bit of a nightmare. Maybe you're not as good at it as you'd hoped you'd be, or it doesn't feel like a good fit for your character or personality. Whatever the case, discovering that your dream job isn't making you happy can be a huge drag. Here are a few examples how dream jobs can go bad, and what you can do about it.