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Your own career path

As you may have experienced first-hand, today's job market isn't very predictable. If you've ever found yourself unexpectedly unemployed, you also know that finding a new job can take much longer than it used to.

My friend really hates her job. She's a terrific writer who writes our community newsletter. How can I encourage her to embark on a writing career, using her talents to make money?

I get so angry when people tell me how lucky I am. Don't they realize how hard I'm working? I try to stay away from people who believe you have to be lucky to live your dream.

Over the years, I have identified two kinds of midlife career changers: Jumpers and Clingers.

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.

We all know people who were going about their own business not seeking new direction. Guidance came, unasked, from sources outside themselves.

If you're reading this article, you are probably not a linear careerist.

Many people envy academics who take sabbaticals. What they don't realize is that sabbaticals are not designed as time on the beach.

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