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Can an engineer escape from a black hole?

I have an engineering degree and seven years of experience working as a mechanical engineer in a niche industry. I was laid off over a year ago, and I still can't find a job. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 7, 2014 - 10 answers

Living with post-recession stress disorder

I've landed in a dead-end job, but it's hard for me to overcome my anxiety about retraining or changing the direction of my career. How should I perform an objective, reasonable risk-reward analysis in the face of imperfect options and information? [more inside]
posted by pullayup on Oct 28, 2012 - 16 answers

Is he on his own, or can I help him through this?

Can you help someone else make a big career change? Or do they have to do it entirely on their own? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 2, 2012 - 8 answers

Wanting to leave design field, what else can I do?

Career change filter: wanting to leave graphic/web design field, what else can I do? [more inside]
posted by jollyroger on Nov 14, 2011 - 8 answers

Spreadsheets to the wind

How do I get back into a more rewarding, less soul-sucking line of work after I've been away from it for so long? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 26, 2011 - 2 answers

Burnt Out Social Worker needs your help

Mid-life career change filter: Special (burnt out social worker) snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by dchrssyr on Nov 11, 2010 - 16 answers

So what if this career change doesn't work out?

CareerChangeFilter: Help me get a better understanding of the risks and fall-back options of a career-change attempt. Comments from IT managers & HR people will be especially appreciated. [more inside]
posted by great.ideas.$1 on Mar 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Help me start a new career

I need a list of careers which do not necessarily require a University degree or formal training. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 2, 2009 - 6 answers

Prey seeks hunter

My head needs hunting...how do I find the hunters in my field? [more inside]
posted by kenzi23 on Aug 6, 2008 - 8 answers

And now for something completely different

My partner and I are tired of getting beat up by institutions that ask us to do good and pay us little. We want a change! [more inside]
posted by MasonDixon on Jan 11, 2007 - 24 answers

Is there a service that can help me find my dream job?

Are there effective employment counseling services for people interested in a career change? [more inside]
posted by melissa may on Mar 25, 2006 - 6 answers

When IT Work Goes Bad

BurnoutFilter: Were you an IT / Help Desk / Computer Support Tech in your past and successfully switched to a different career? If so, please tell me about your career switch story. Successful and unsuccessful stories welcome! [more inside]
posted by smallerdemon on Mar 7, 2006 - 16 answers

Major Career Switch

I'm considering a major career switch and wonder if anybody has gone through a similar experience. Right now I'm an IT manager but am finishing an MA and considering going for a phd. [More inside] [more inside]
posted by drobot on Oct 8, 2004 - 12 answers

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