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Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love by Sue Kaiden

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Should I Stay or Go: Managing a Successful Career Transition

Marilyn A. Feldstein

If you are feeling uncertain about how to make a smooth career transition, you are not alone. A generation ago, we were expected to select one career or job after college that we would remain in for the rest of our working lives, until we received the gold watch by which we would observe the remaining time in our lives tick down. This is no longer the case. You should view your career as a journey, not as a destination. And often, as with most journeys, you will need to make changes. So, how do you know when it’s time for a change? Here are some clues that you may be ready to make a move:

•  You wake up each weekday dreading going to work.

•  You are bored because ...

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