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WhatsNext News: May 13, 2010

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5 Key Things to Consider Before Making a Major Career Change

Changing careers in midlife involves emotional as well as professional challenges.

In an excerpt from her new book, journalist and career expert Kerry Hannon identifies some of the less anticipated challenges associated with a midlife career change. Read More.


You Can’t Have a Plan Without A Vision of the Future

...Or as Lewis Caroll said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.”

A blog exchange in which Career Coach Lou admonishes her client, d’blank, for resisting her advice to “close your eyes and conger up a vision of his future.”  And he pushes back…Read More.


Teaching As a Second Career:  Is It For You?

Here’s a primer on the pros and cons of teaching as an encore career

Teaching can be appealing for people ready to retire from a first career or who've lost their job and still need a steady income and health insurance, those who find retirement or their regular routine dreary -- and, of course, those who like to be around children.  Is teaching for you?  Find Out More.



You Just Lost Your Job... Now What?

A guide to exective career transition -- $9.95

If you have recently lost your job and are in transition, or if you are just trying to get more control over your career, then this guide is for you.  It provides a highly focused and pragmatic strategy for executive change during a time of economic turmoil.  Find Out More.