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What is "A Day in the Life?"

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→

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Right Profession, Wrong Job

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→

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4 Resources for Skilled Trade Jobs

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→

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Picking Berries: Choosing the Right Company

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→

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UltiCareer Origins

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→

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Teacher or Nurse: Women Working

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→

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4 Valuable Resources for Women in Tech

The tech industry can be discriminatory toward women. These 4 organizations are providing support to women in tech. Read Article→

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Who You Should Ask for A Reference Letter

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

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Pros and Cons of Working from Home

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→

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23 Career Exploration Summer Camps for Kids

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→

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7 Factors that Affect Job Satisfaction

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→

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A Tale of Two Barbers: Same Job, Different Outlook

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→

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14 Questions to Ask Employers Before Accepting A Job Offer

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→

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How to Quit A Job

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→

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How to Write a Resignation Letter

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→

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11 Questions to Help Decide If a Career Change Is Right for You

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→

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12 Tips on Changing Careers

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→

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Changing Careers Later in Life

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→

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13 Tips on How to Get Promoted

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→

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Don't Strive to Be Irreplaceable at Work

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→

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12 Tips for Working Full Time While Going Back to School

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→

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9 Reasons to Consider Career Counseling

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→

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8 Tips on How to Decline a Job Offer

Declining a job offer can be awkward, but follow these tips and your rejection will be professional and graceful! Read Article→

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11 Tips for Breaking Away and Starting Your Own Business

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→

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It's Never Too Late for a Career Change

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→

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Job vs Career

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

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Life After Layoff

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→

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It's Never Too Early to Look for Your Career Path

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→

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13 Survival Tips for a Bad Job

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→

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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→

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8 Tips on How to Cope with Interview Anxiety

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→

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I Hate My Job

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

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6 Benefits of Going to Graduate School

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→

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11 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→

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9 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→

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7 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→

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7 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→

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8 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→

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9 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→

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