Not so long ago, people might have gotten a job right out of school and worked that same job straight through to retirement. Now, however, most people will change career directions more than five times during their working lives.
Sometimes, these changes are caused by fluctuations in the economy and the job market. Often though, career changes are initiated by people who want to pursue their passions and find a better fit between their skills, interests, and the work they do.
If you're looking for a new direction, NIU's Career Services Center can offer tools to help guide your search. Check out these online resources--