Posts Tagged ‘Career change’

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From Zookeeper to Executive: A 40-Something Shares Her Story

By Danielle Trevino, 4020 Vision Ambassador We got her just in time. A month shy of her 50th birthday, Trina Barlow shares her advice for 20-somethings from her 40-something perspective. Trina, president of Overflow Communications, a multimedia communications firm she runs alongside her husband, started her career as a temp at an advertising agency after her […] Read more…

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Why I quit my job

Today we have the guest post from Andi Teggart who hopes others feel empowered to take a life leap, even when they least expect it. ~ earlier this week, i shared a blog post about what really matters to me – relationships, authenticity, adventure/travel, being my best self – and how i wanted to stop […] Read more…

20-Something Q: Career Fatigue vs. Career Prospects

      I’m an attorney and have recently started my second job out of law school. I’m good at what I do — prosecuting domestic violence cases — but four months into my new job, I have realized that I dislike it, have some serious “compassion fatigue” and keep hoping that there is something […] Read more…

20-Something Career Paths: To Broaden or Narrow?

Today I have a follow up to last week’s question from the “chromic career changer” who was lost on which direction to take.  I’m sharing one new answer that came in and one old. ~ Sometimes finding a career you love isn’t just a journey–it’s an elimination process.  The knowledge you’ve gained working as a […] Read more…

How Do You Brand Yourself?

The other day I got asked about how to define your personal brand.  It was asked as part of a discussion on career flux. For some women the questions was about how to transition careers and “package” previous jobs in a new way. For some it was how to avoid being pigeon holed by past […] Read more…

Is Two Months Too Soon To Leave A Job?

Dear 40-somethings:  How long should you stay at a job before you know you don’t like it?  I currently have been at my job for 2 months but I hate it. Do I have to stay a year? Dear 20-something. Today’s answers offer a few perspectives…one from a woman who hated her job at 2 […] Read more…