5 Career Paths that Offer Autonomy

  Autonomy is one of the values to consider during the process of choosing a career path. Autonomy means having the freedom to do work with little or no supervision. It can also mean implementing your own ideas without approval of someone else. Jobs that provide autonomy generally allow for more flexibility and creativity than Read More …

There are No Guarantees

A lot of websites (this one included) and colleges may lead you to believe there are certain careers or degrees that guarantee a job offer or high pay. Unfortunately, almost every field has both graduates and experienced professionals that can’t find work. And you can find professionals in any industry that are unsatisfied. Articles about Read More …

Finding a Company That Matches Your Values

Recent comments by Whole Foods CEO John Mackey have caused both customers and employees to question the company’s values. Not only is it important to shop at businesses that stand for what you believe, but it is also important to work for an organization that matches your values. There are several ways to determine whether Read More …

Choosing a Career from a Variety of Interests

Interests are important considerations when choosing a career. But what if you have too many interests? What if your interests are constantly changing? Choosing a career would be easy if everyone had one or two consistent interests. But most of us  have several interests that change throughout our lives. Focus on Personality and Values When Read More …

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards

Intrinsic and extrinsic rewards should both be considered when choosing a career or deciding to accept a job offer, but special importance should be placed on intrinsic rewards.  Intrinsic rewards appeal to one’s values, interests and personality.  An intrinsically rewarding job will be satisfying in its own right.  Career tests can help identify those careers Read More …