What’s going on with your career? I’m making a few changes with my career direction, and I hope that they’re positive. No matter what happens with your career, whether you are getting a pay raise or striking out on your own, you can make the most of changes to your job situation. Here are some great posts from around the PF blogosphere about where to go next in your career:
Does Your Job Define You?
One of the first issues you have to ask yourself is your relationship to your job. Boomer & Echo tackles the issue of workaholics. Figure out what you like (or don’t) about your job, and then decide whether you want your work to define you.
6 warning signs you could lose your job
Over at the Bankrate blog, you can learn the signs that a lay off could be coming. Watch out for these warnings that your job is jeopardy. It might be time to start looking for something new now.
A Checklist for Quitting Your Job
Before you bail, you should make sure you are well prepared. At Money Smart Life, I offer a checklist for quitting your job.
Frugal Entrepreneurs — Making Money as a Consultant
Looking for a good new gig? Out Of Your Rut takes a look at a low cost start up job: Consulting. It’s a great startup for the frugal, and for anyone who has expertise in some area.
What Is Your Passion?
Could you possibly follow a career that you are passionate about? Why not? Financially Poor encourages you to look at your passion as you decide to chart your career course. Figure out what you are passionate about, and see if you can make it work.
Five Things You Should Do With A Pay Raise
Are you going to be making more soon? If so, Money Q&A has some great ideas for what you can do to put that pay raise to good use.
Do we really need a new word for Retirement?
An interesting look at life after career from Jim Yih at Retire Happy Blog. Some are suggesting that retirement needs a makeover. But do we need a new word to describe it? Maybe not. Retirement can be whatever you want it to be.
Other Financial Posts
Take a stroll around the financial blogosphere with these other great financial blog posts:
- Herman Cain and his Nein-Nein-Nein Plan at The Dividend Pig
- Occupy Wall Street: Have We Reached the Tipping Point? at Balance Junkie
- Financial Success Comes From Working Harder at Canadian Finance Blog
- 10 Ways To Screw Up Your Finances Without Even Trying: Common Personal Finance Mistakes at Bible Money Matters
- 8 Sneaky Social Media Tricks: Are They Worth Your Time? at Don’t Do It Yourself
- RESP: And More Trees Died at THE Canadian Personal Finance Blog