American education relies on adjunct professors who teach in university and community college classrooms on a contract basis. The trend toward shifting teaching loads to an adjunct workforce is speeding up, with 75% of college classroom instructors now working in a non-tenure track position.… Read more... “Career Change for Adjunct Professors”
Career Change Success Story: From Wildlife Biologist to Content Writer
Today’s career change success story features Lindsay VanSomeren. Lindsay is a wildlife biologist who did a career pivot into freelance content writing. I think you’ll be inspired by her.
Lindsay, can you tell us about your earlier career and how you launched your new career focus?… Read more... “Career Change Success Story: From Wildlife Biologist to Content Writer”
Career Change Success Story: From Nonprofit Development to User Experience (UX)
Today’s interview features Jennifer Houlihan. I met Jennifer through Austin Digital Jobs. Jennifer told a hilarious story about a mishap in a class she was taking and after I learned more about her, I decided to share her career change success story with you.… Read more... “Career Change Success Story: From Nonprofit Development to User Experience (UX)”
How to Use Volunteer Work to Make a Career Change
My career change from tech to career counseling started with a volunteer experience. At the beginning of my career change, I had no relevant job experience and my undergraduate major was economics, not counseling or psychology.
Doing volunteer work is an excellent way to gain experience in a new career field.… Read more... “How to Use Volunteer Work to Make a Career Change”
How to Know When to Change Careers
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Dear Dr. Civitelli,
I work in higher education. I taught chemistry for 8 years at a community college. From there, I moved to a 4-year university to become a professional academic advisor. … Read more... “How to Know When to Change Careers”