Three Times I Successfully Negotiated My Salary

I took a deep breath and said, “I was hoping for more, based on my research on the typical range for this position.”

The Cost of Cutting Back on Meat

Vegetable-based meals aren’t necessarily cheaper.

How Five Bánh Mì Sandwiches Helped Me Pass the Bar

The takeout order marked the end of my marriage and the start of my new career.

Want a New Job? Do This Seven-Day Prep First

After taking a week to do a comprehensive analysis of my previous jobs and accomplishments, I can knock out a custom resume for any position that interests me in 30 minutes or less.

How I Became Successful by Not Following My Passion

I decided to work on making a lot of money now, so I could buy myself the freedom to do what I wanted later.

When You Used to Have a Career — But Now You Don’t

I didn’t change careers by choice.

Every Job Has a Shelf Life

Don’t make the mistake of staying too long.

From Full-Time to Freelance

I had an idea in the back of my head that I wanted to stay home when I had kids — though at the time I wasn’t anywhere near starting a family.

The Cost of Becoming a Pilot

An interview with my friend Erika about her career in aviation.

Career Change Open Thread

Yesterday, you all requested an open thread to discuss career change questions.