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Talking to students and others searching for a career change about what a day in the life of your type of job is really like can help people find the right career for them. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
08/08/2016

It's hard to find the right fit for you. If you're unhappy at work, it's possible you can be in the right field, but in the wrong position.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
10/09/2017
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Finding your passion doesn't mean you need to focus on one thing. What makes you fulfilled? Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
11/20/2017
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If you're considering a trade job, check out these 4 websites. They'll be valuable resources as you research your career path.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/02/2017
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Look beyond the obvious career options to discover what other paths are out there. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
12/04/2017
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Would you do better working for a large company or a small firm? Weight the pros and cons of each to determine which fit is best for you! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/09/2017

UltiCareer was launched when we discovered that the number of job paths can be quite overwhelming and obscure. We're remedying that with our career database. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/01/2016

Women are often cornered into limited career paths, but that shouldn't be normal. Encourage girls to pursue jobs that look past stereotypical positions.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/19/2017
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The tech industry can be discriminatory toward women. These 4 organizations are providing support to women in tech. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/06/2017
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You can find creativity in everything you do if you look from a new perspective.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
11/13/2017
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A shift in perspective can help you live life without regret.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
06/20/2018
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An unpaid internship can boost your resume, but also be a financial burden.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/14/2017
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Don't be intimidated asking for a reference letter. Ask people that you respect and have a true feeling for your potential.  Read Article→


... Sue Fetterolf
12/18/2017
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Seven signs it's time to leave your job and move on.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/21/2017
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A career change can come at any age as long as you're not afraid to take the leap. Read Article→


... Sue Fetterolf
01/08/2018
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Are you considering a side hustle? Weigh these pros and cons before you make a decision. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/12/2018
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College isn't for everyone. Here are five jobs that don't require a degree. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/08/2018
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College isn't for everyone. Here are five jobs that don't require a degree. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/18/2018
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Telecommuting, or working from home, can be advantageous for some and detrimental to others. Working remotely is becoming more and more popular, but is it the right choice for you? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/22/2018
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Create a personal brand and impress prospective employers with a personal website. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/25/2018
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Kids are back into the school routine. Time to start planning the summer break. Here's a list of career camps to help with career exploration and preparation. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
02/08/2018
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When searching for a job, people choose the company with the highest job satisfaction. These 7 factors, when managed well, can have a positive affect on job performance and employee retention. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
02/14/2018
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This story illustrates how perpective can make all the difference in job satisfaction. Learn a valuable lesson about optimism and finding the right outlook for you.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
03/21/2018
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Congrats on getting the job offer! Before you accept, consider these questions to ask employers so you can get a better idea of what you're committing to.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
03/24/2018
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You can be happier at work if you try to make the most of it and prove you're a hard worker. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/05/2018
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Quitting your job can be intimidating, but this post covers how to tell your boss you're leaving, your formal resignation letter, and more tips to help the transition be smooth sailing! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/14/2018
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Don't let resigning intimidate you! Write a professional, but friendly resignation letter to clearly state your intention to leave but also express your gratitude.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/19/2018
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It's becoming more and more common to have multiple career paths throughout your life. Here are 11 questions to help you decide if a career change is right for you! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/25/2018
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If you feel ready to ask for a promotion, don't be afraid to advocate for yourself, but be sure to be prepared! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/28/2018
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More and more people are turning their hobbies into careers, but it's not the right choice for everyone. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
05/10/2018
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More and more people are changing their careers multiple times throughout their lives. Here are some tips to make your career change go smoothly! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
05/20/2018
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It's never too late to pursue a new career! Even if you're looking for new careers at 50, finding a career path is possible for you! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
06/03/2018
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Getting a promotion means you're ready to challenge yourself. But first you'll need to demonstrate that you're ready for more responsibility. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
06/08/2018
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You may think being irreplaceable at your job is a good thing, but this may hurt your chances of being promoted. Here's how to be valued AND promoted. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
06/27/2018
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Going back to school to get another degree can give you leverage for a promotion or help with a career switch, but it can be hard to manage studies while working full time. Read on for time management tips! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
06/30/2018
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New education or specialized knowledge of certain skills can help give you an edge at work. Read on to find out how! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/03/2018
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If you feel stuck in your job search, or are considering a career change, a consultation with a career coach can help guide you on your career path. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/10/2018
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Declining a job offer can be awkward, but follow these tips and your rejection will be professional and graceful! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/21/2018
tips-for-breaking-away-and-starting-your-own-business-entrepreneur

Breaking away and starting your own company is an enticing, yet intimidating, idea. Here are 11 tips if you're considering starting your own business. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/24/2018
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It’s never too late to change your career. Here are some tips, and inspiration, to keep in mind if you’re considering a late life career change! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/31/2018
tips-for-finding-purpose-at-work

When you know that your job has purpose, you can gain more meaning from it and live positively. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/04/2018
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The words job and career are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings. How do you refer to your work? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/08/2018
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Have you taken the leap and gone freelance? Check out these tips to help make your career successful! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/11/2018
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Laid off? It’s not the end of the world. There are more opportunities out there than anyone can have the time or money to pursue. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
08/14/2018
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Even if you don’t feel confident, you should still put in the work in terms of preparing and looking for the right job for you. There’s always more to learn and everyone starts somewhere. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/15/2018
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If you constantly think, “I need to quit my job,” but aren’t in the position to do so yet, try out these survival tips to take care of your mental health. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/24/2018
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A knowledge broker is someone who connects two different groups that have separate sets of knowledge but that need to work together. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/28/2018
how-to-figure-out-what-you-want-to-do

It can be difficult to know what you want to do for a job every day. If you’re not sure where to start, read about what different careers are like on UltiCareer and ask yourself the following questions to help narrow it down. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
09/15/2018
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Interviews can cause a lot of jitters. But with these 8 interview tips, you'll be able to nail that upcoming job interview with confidence! Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
09/20/2018
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If you feel like you hate your job, there are steps you can take to identify the problem and change your situation. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/21/2018
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Deciding to further your education is a huge step in professional development. But all the benefits may not be evident right away. Check out this list to get clear insight on the benefits of going to graduate school. Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
09/26/2018
tips-on-how-to-write-a-business-plan

Writing a business plan is a key step to starting your own business. It will help you organize your goals and objectives, as well as prove to potential investors that you have a strategic and strong plan. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
10/05/2018
tips-for-how-to-decide-between-two-jobs

Deciding between two job offers is a great problem to have, however it’s always a tricky dilemma when you need to pick between two things. Here are our tips to help you with your decision. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
10/15/2018
tips-for-how-to-negotiate-a-job-offer

Negotiating a good job offer can be tricky, but employers expect it so definitely go for it! Advocate for yourself and what you want. Here are our tips to make the process a little easier for you. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
10/16/2018
tips-on-how-to-prepare-before-leaving-a-job

Deciding to change jobs to seek further growth is a great step towards professional development. These 7 tips will help you prepare before leaving your current job. Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
10/26/2018
tips-for-how-to-decline-a-job-offer-after-accepting-it

Reneging on a job offer is a sticky situation that is best to be avoided. But if it's inevitable, here are some tips to help you get through the process. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/06/2018
tips-for-how-to-enter-the-gig-economy

Flexibility and being your own boss are big draws to gig work, but it’s important to keep in mind that you’ll have to work just as hard, if not harder, to maintain this lifestyle. The labor market is changing-- will you change with it? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/14/2018
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