Topic: dream job

How I Started My Dream Career After 40

How I Started My Dream Career After 40

What’s your dream job?

Really, though: What would you do if you didn’t have that student loan debt or that mortgage, or if you weren’t so attached to the sandwich place next to your office?

If you’re already doing it, congratulations. If not, you aren’t alone. Surveys over the past few years have spit out some less-than-encouraging stats—in fact, a 2010 survey found that 80% of workers are dissatisfied with their jobs.
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How to Make the Most Of Your “Not-Your-Dream” Job

How to Make the Most Of Your âNot-Your-Dreamâ Job

Despite the current job market, most of us were lucky enough to find work, though we may be in jobs we don’t exactly love. Many of us took the first job we could find because we needed to pay our bills. We went to school and worked hard to land our dream jobs straight out of college, but we’re coming of age during a difficult time in the economy and those dream jobs are few and far between. More »

Women Are More Likely To Ditch Their Childhood Dream Jobs

Women Are More Likely To Ditch Their Childhood Dream Jobs

Every child is asked at some point, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Sometimes its far-fetched such as an astronaut, president or spy. Other times the jobs are realistic like doctor, teacher, writer. No matter what job you chose as a child, your gender may determine whether you pursued that career or not. A new LinkedIn study revealed that men are more likely to end up in their “dream career” than women. More »

The Secret To Securing Your Dream Job

The Secret To Securing Your Dream Job

Ever had the job you despised? The interview process was great, the facility beautiful, the co-workers kind, and a month later, you were ready to quit.

It turns out, all was not as it seemed. Before accepting your next job offer, do your research first and know as much as you can about the people – and the company – you’re planning to work for. While research alone may not determine whether you accept or turn down the job offer, it’s a critical component. More »