CategoryWhat To Do With Life

30 and No Career: What to Do?

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Are you 30 and don’t feel like you have a real career? If that’s the case,  you are not alone. In fact, a recent survey showed that nearly three-fourths of U.S. workers in their 30s wanted a career change, but that about 40% weren’t sure what to do. For many of us, it just take a while to get started and find our path. The good news is that if you’re reading this article...

No Career Interests Me: What to Do

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If you’ve found this article, it means that you’re likely struggling to find a career that excites you. Whether you’re graduating school soon, or you’ve been working for a while and simply have yet to be excited by your work, you’re probably here because you’ve found yourself thinking that “no career interests me.” To that end, this article is going...

I Can’t Work 8 Hours a Day: What Should I Do

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If you’ve come to this post, there’s a good chance that you’re feeling like you simply can’t work 8 hours a day. Whether it’s the boredom of it, the feeling of exhaustion at the end of the day, or whatever the reason may be, working an 8 hour day is something that many folks absolutely can not stand. To that end, this article is going to unpack the 8 hour work day...

I Have No Idea What To Do With My Life: How to Get Unstuck

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If you’re stuck spinning your wheels and feeling like “I have no idea what to do with my life,” know that you’re not alone. In fact, almost 60% of 25 – 33 year-olds have felt unsure what to do next in their life or career at one point or another. And I was feeling that way at one point myself. But through extensive research, reading, and reflection, I was able to...

How to Get Out of Customer Service

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Customer service can be a challenging job. You’re dealing with people all day who can be demanding and, often times, down right nasty when they don’t get what they want. And, at a certain point, many people decide that they’ve had enough and want to pivot to another career. But, it can be challenging to know what to do next. To that end, this article is going to share best...

Does Volunteering Count as Work Experience?

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A common question when it comes to resumes and job applications is whether or not volunteering counts as work experience. To that end, this article is going to unpack whether or not volunteering counts as work experience, based upon my experience as both an employee and a hiring manager. Additionally, it’s going to cover what volunteer work should be listed on a resume, and how to most...

Never Worked at 30: What to Do

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If you’ve never worked at 30 and are now looking to begin a career, there is no doubt that you’re behind the eight ball. But that doesn’t mean that you’re unemployable, and it’s definitely not too late to begin a meaningful career. The way that you approach starting out your career is going to vary a bit depending upon your situation and the reason that you...

Stuck in a Dead End Job with a Bachelor’s Degree

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Feeling stuck in a dead end job after investing an extensive amount of time and money into a Bachelor’s Degree (over $35,000 per year on average) can be a frustrating feeling. And, unfortunately it’s not uncommon. A little more than 1/3rd of college graduates are working in jobs that do not require a college degree. However, just because that’s the situation that you’re in...

40 Years Old and No Career: What to Do

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Are you 40 years old and don’t feel like you have a real career? If that’s the case, I promise you that you are not alone. For many of us, it takes us a while to find our path. Whether it be due to health problems, attitude problems, lack of focus, or just being overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of possible career paths, it’s not uncommon to feel adrift in your career at 40. ...

3 Best Methods for Determining Your Values

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We all operate based upon a set of values that guide our behavior. A set of things that we think are important in the way that we live our lives and interact with others. However, for many of us, and myself included at one point, our values can live in our subconscious. Or at least not intentionally be ordered and prioritized. And when we’re living and working out of alignment with our core...

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