Pauline Millard oversees the personal finance vertical for Chase's Brand Newsroom. She started her career at The Associated Press and writes about personal finance and careers.
It’s never easy to find a job, but when you’ve been out of work raising a family, it can feel as if while you were home, your industry went right on spinning without you.
It tends to hit around 10 or 15 year mark in your career. You’ve been working in the same job or the same field for years -- and then all of a sudden -- you know it’s time for change.
Family leave is hot a topic. Even if you don't have kids yet, a company's leave policy could affect your decision to work for them.
There are few people who haven’t had a less-than-stellar performance review. While they may sting your ego, they certainly aren’t job or career killers. They may even be opportunities for growth.
There are certain career milestones most people hope to achieve: that first real job, your first raise, and then, your first management position.
Maybe a year or so you get your bearings and the entry level job that you were so jazzed about is no longer much of a challenge. It’s time to move up.