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The job you choose depends on your goals and the experience you're looking for.

Ask yourself these 2 questions to decide between a job that’s more prestigious and a job that’s more fulfilling

A job search that ends in two different offers can be stressful. Here's how to choose between prestige and fulfillment when you can't have both.
Jeffrey Fleischman.

How to get through an unexpected layoff — without settling for a job you hate

Author Jeffrey Fleischman contended with an unexpected layoff, and emerged from the other side to become a CMO.
Take the reins of your career.

PRESENTING: Everything you need to know about making a career change that leaves you more fulfilled and less stressed

Career advice often focuses on changing your job so it's more fulfilling. That might mean quitting — or it might mean working slowly toward your goal.

11 questions you should ask yourself if you’re considering switching careers

The decision to switch careers is not one that should be made lightly. Here's what career coaches suggest you ask yourself before you do.
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I was in the middle of a tough decision when a friend asked me a question over dinner that made me think differently about my money and my career

When I was deliberating over taking a high-paying full-time job instead of building my freelance business, I asked my friends for their advice.
Caroline Lupini.

The biggest money mistake I thought I’d ever make didn’t turn out to be a mistake at all

I went into engineering because it was something I was good at and would offer me a stable job. But sometimes, a stable job isn't enough.
Employees don't expect you to be perfect. Lexi Reese pictured.

A former Google exec has used a simple framework every time she’s decided to switch jobs for the last 20 years

Making a career change can be intimidating. Gusto COO and ex-Googler Lexi Reese uses the same, simple approach every time she switches jobs.
Julie Sweet, CEO of North America for Accenture.

The CEO of a consulting firm says if ‘you can see your future’ at work, you may not be in the right career

Julie Sweet left the No. 1 law firm in the country in 2010 to work for the consulting firm Accenture, eventually becoming its CEO of North America.
Sometimes you need money, prestige, or experience to get ahead.

I asked more than a dozen people what a ‘good’ job looks like, and noticed a curious pattern among the worst jobs they’ve had

Many people who took "bad" jobs, or jobs that proved unfulfilling, ultimately ended up learning what kind of role would suit them better.

When I decided to change careers in my 50s instead of retiring early, I drew on a skill from acting school I hadn’t used in decades

I had no choice but to make a midlife career change. To accomplish it, I drew on skills from my college background in acting.