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Escape from QA

A young microbiologist feels stifled & unsatisfied at his current job and seeks something more creative and people-oriented. [more inside]
posted by Turkey Glue on Jul 15, 2009 - 3 answers

Should I stay in law school?

Should I drop out of law school or stay in? And if I stay in, what should I do so I can end up leading the kind of life I want to lead? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 9, 2009 - 24 answers

Creative careers?

Help me advise my sister-in-law on a creative career path! [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on Jun 27, 2009 - 3 answers

Jobs for tax accountants?

What kinds of jobs are available for tax accountants? [more inside]
posted by velvet winter on Jun 25, 2009 - 6 answers

Help me find my next career...

Help me find my next (perfect) career... [more inside]
posted by ecorrocio on Jun 3, 2009 - 5 answers

No, really, I am so awesome!

Hints for punching above my weight in the job search? Particular focus is UX/IxD/IA work. [more inside]
posted by dame on May 27, 2009 - 5 answers

What kind of jobs to apply for with a graduate degree in journalism?

What kind of jobs should my friend be applying for with a Master's degree in journalism and alot of "web 2.0" experience? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by Raichle on May 21, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me get a job which uses my abilities and pays well!

What can I do with my life that allows me to support myself and doesn't make me want to watch paint dry for something more interesting?! I'm a thirty something law graduate in the UK, with oodles of work history (mainly admin / legal related). [more inside]
posted by nunoidia on May 13, 2009 - 4 answers

Applying late for an internal job posting?

Is there a tactful, appropriate way to apply for an internal job posting after the submission window has expired? (And should I do so?) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 5, 2009 - 3 answers

What kind of work should I do with my skills?

CareerFilter: Help me figure out a path that utilizes my skill set. [more inside]
posted by anniek on Apr 24, 2009 - 7 answers

Yeah, great timing, I know.

I'm an artsworker trainee who's also in the early stages of starting a new small business. I've been jobhunting like crazy but nothing's happened yet. I need to cover my living expenses. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 9, 2009 - 11 answers

I like adventure. Profound and permanent change, not so much.

Help me with my fear of transplant shock. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 7, 2009 - 7 answers

binary job search

What can an unskilled Computer Science student do for the summer? [more inside]
posted by sarahj on Mar 25, 2009 - 17 answers

What the hell should I do in the next five months?

Help me figure out what to do before I start my master's degree!!! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 20, 2009 - 11 answers

Considering the ministry

Does anyone have any illuminating thoughts and/or experience regarding divinity school and the Unitarian Universalist ministry? I have been considering this path for some time and I am wondering if anyone else has explored this.
posted by anonymous on Mar 20, 2009 - 3 answers

How to move to another city when my wife doesn't?

I want to move to Seattle from New York City and my wife doesn't. How do we make this work? [more inside]
posted by nyc_consultant on Mar 3, 2009 - 28 answers

To plan or not to plan that is the question

Help me come up with a five year plan or dissuade me from making one in the first place. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2009 - 12 answers

Help me be an eco-friendly marketer!

What can I do to transition to a "green marketing" career? [more inside]
posted by so much modern time on Feb 5, 2009 - 5 answers

What kinds of jobs are out there?

It occurs to me that, if pressed, I could write out maybe 100-200 jobs/careers, tops. But there must be thousands or tens of thousands. Partly out of curiosity, and partly because I'd love to know what's out there, are there any websites or free resources with a comprehensive listing of jobs and careers, including info like average salary and qualifications required? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Jan 20, 2009 - 7 answers

Changing careers without going back to school?

CareerFilter: Any advice on undertaking a career change when going back to school is not an option? [more inside]
posted by kaudio on Dec 27, 2008 - 5 answers

Creative Job-Hunts

What are some unusual ways people have employed to get employed? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Dec 20, 2008 - 13 answers

Coming from an art-school background, I have *none* of the requirements for a CS grad school. Am I hopeless?

How do I start a MS in Computer Science with no applicable background? [more inside]
posted by amileighs on Dec 19, 2008 - 12 answers

How do I balance my career and my relationship?

My romantic partner and I are looking at a potential separation about half a year from now, when I may need to move away for professional school. Help us (me, really) cope! tl;dr version: tips and suggestions for a couple, potentially headed for a potential long distance relationship thanks to career pressures? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 12, 2008 - 16 answers

Life as an OT?

Posting for a friend: What's it like to be an occupational therapist? [more inside]
posted by Work to Live on Nov 24, 2008 - 2 answers

How does child bearing and rearing affect the salary gap between men and women?

How does child bearing and rearing affect the salary gap between men and women? [more inside]
posted by dbarefoot on Nov 23, 2008 - 12 answers

Can you help me find an engineering job in Los Angeles?

Can you help guide me in finding a mechanical engineering job after graduation? [more inside]
posted by rybreadmed on Nov 19, 2008 - 3 answers

Career filter: Where do mid-career corporate newswriters go?

I currently work as a “Writer” for a large Colossal News Network. While I enjoy writing enough, the extreme schedules, incessant acute deadlines, and sensational content (“watch this surveillance tape of someone getting beat up!”) are getting to me. I’m not sure how I can parlay my strengths/ experience into a more fulfilling career. (i.e. out of television) Generally speaking, what kind of options do I have that would fit? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 21, 2008 - 8 answers

How Do I Get Started In Seeking Political Office?

What Can I Expect If I Run For Public Office? [more inside]
posted by Lipstick Thespian on Oct 5, 2008 - 14 answers

Which path to go for product design/usability/human factors?

I'm a jack-of-all-trades type of guy interested in getting into product design/usability/human factors. I'm somewhat convinced getting a degree in industrial engineering is a good start. Any other paths to consider before I commit to that? [more inside]
posted by NeoLeo on Oct 2, 2008 - 12 answers

Career-building resources in animal rescue available in DFW

Looking for an tips, contacts, experiences to pass on to a Dallas/FW resident interested in animal rescue. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 1, 2008 - 1 answer

I used to be crazy, now career me up!

My many bad decisions about education and work that have left me in dead-end jobs. What's the career of my dreams? And how do I get it? [more inside]
posted by xchmp on Sep 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Working in Higher Ed Administration

I'd like to know more about positions in higher education administration. [more inside]
posted by lagreen on Sep 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Careers after going to law school part-time

What are my career options after going to law school part-time? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Grad school panic

I'm panicking right now about the prospects going back to grad school at the end of the summer. I've lost the ability to think straight about my situation. I need some help. [more inside]
posted by NormandyJack on Aug 20, 2008 - 24 answers

Where do particle physicists work?

What fields and jobs/careers, outside of academia and national labs, do PhD experimental and theoretical particle physicists go into? Regarding experimental physicists, I mean ones that didn't specialize in working on hardware in grad school. [more inside]
posted by Sneutrino on Jul 21, 2008 - 10 answers

How do I tell people I'm not going to work in an office?

I am almost done with college. Since I've started, four separate times I've taken a semester off to study abroad, work overseas or do unorthodox things in the name of adventure. I've come to terms with myself and I know that this is I want out of life, and I know that when I graduate I'm not going to get a steady job with benefits or any of those other things that responsible people are supposed to do. How do I explain this to the people I care about in a way that makes them feel good about me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 29, 2008 - 39 answers

How to convince employers that you are more than your job title?

I am a library director who definitely needs a change of job (possibly a change of career) but I am stumped as to how to convince employers outside the library world that I am willing, able and sometimes more than qualified to do a job that doesn't necessarily involve books/libraries/IT maintenance. Can anyone share examples of how to convince employers you are qualified for something different? [more inside]
posted by MeetCleaverTheatre on Jun 5, 2008 - 7 answers

Counterfeit careers!

I love counterfeiting. Especially counterfeit toys and clothes, cars and other crazy items! I LOVE counterfeiting. I want to explore the possibility of a career in intellectual property law or other careers that have to do with counterfeiting (like: becoming a counterfeiter!) [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on May 22, 2008 - 13 answers

What's a PCB Designer to do?

What's the next step, career-wise, for an experienced PCB Designer in the SF Bay Area who is finding numerous dead-ends on his current job search? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on May 16, 2008 - 5 answers

What do I want to be when I grow up?

Help me figure out what to do as a part-time secondary job, in addition to writing. [more inside]
posted by joannemerriam on Apr 16, 2008 - 6 answers

Which careers for complex negotiations early on?

In which careers can one can get the most experience doing complex negotiations early on -- and make good (or great) money at it?
posted by shivohum on Mar 28, 2008 - 4 answers

Can a career counselor help me craft a better resume?

I want to take my resume to a career counselor/life coach-type person and talk about improving it. Will they really help me? And how do I find a good one? [more inside]
posted by Kronoss on Feb 25, 2008 - 9 answers

Where can I find which quantitative/technical skills are hot, and which ones aren't?

Where can I find which quantitative/technical skills are hot, and which ones aren't? [more inside]
posted by lunchbox on Feb 3, 2008 - 13 answers

You can't be President - you took a nude photo 10 years ago! So you're a bad person!

Does doing anything sex-industry-related (from taking a nude photo to actually working as a prostitute or exotic dancer) actually damn you from ever living a successful life in another area? Has anyone ever managed to be known and respected in their field without falling into "OMG SHE POSED NUDE" controversy? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 28, 2008 - 49 answers

Gettin' ready for gettin' canned ...

My employer wants to fire me, but I've got a little time. How do I land on my feet before I'm thrown to the street? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 22, 2008 - 17 answers

Taking my compliance training from the insurance industry to ...somewhere else

So I accepted this compliance job in the life insurance/annuities industry. I'm happy I've done it but I want to know about my expected career trajectory. [more inside]
posted by notjustfoxybrown on Jan 17, 2008 - 2 answers

Help me converse intelligently with computer guys at cocktail parties.

Help me converse intelligently with computer guys at cocktail parties. [more inside]
posted by Enroute on Jan 15, 2008 - 33 answers

What should I do with my life post law school?

Another chapter in the ongoing saga of "what should notjustfoxybrown do with her law degree since she really, really doesn't want to retake the bar exam but feels societal pressure to do so." [more inside]
posted by notjustfoxybrown on Jan 5, 2008 - 18 answers

Master's Degree in Urban Planning for a JD: now, later, or never?

Master's Degree in Urban Planning: now, later, or never? I'm in my third year of law school, and I've realized (after taking on a pile of debt) that I don't really want to practice law. I think urban planning is the right field for me. Should I rush to get applications in now to start a program next fall, or should I enter the workplace and try to apply next year? Or should I skip the urban planning degree and start applying for planning jobs with my JD? [more inside]
posted by stopgap on Nov 23, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me figure out my dream career

Be my guidance counselor. Help me figure out my dream career. [more inside]
posted by Ashley801 on Nov 19, 2007 - 14 answers

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