Changing jobs

  • Don't sabotage your job hunt: 6 tips

    If you lose your job, you shouldn't immediately start calling and e-mailing your network and answering Internet job ads, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her August 28 Ask Annie column. Understandable as that course of action is, she writes, it's unlikely to get you into the job you want.

    What mistakes have you made when job hunting? Have you ever taken a job you knew was wrong for you -and, MORE

    - Aug 28, 2008 9:19 AM ET
  • Where the big jobs are

    Despite the slump at lowlier levels of the job market, there's currently a war for senior management talent, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her August 8 Ask Annie column. Where is the most job growth for senior-level positions now? Would you relocate for the right job opportunity? If you've ever moved for a job, how did it work out? Any regrets, or tips for those who may be considering moving? MORE

    - Aug 7, 2008 12:55 PM ET
  • How to find the right career coach

    Anyone can call himself or herself a career coach (or a life coach), and many thousands of people do, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her Aug. 8 Ask Annie column. Have you ever hired a career coach? How did it work out? Any advice for others who might be considering a coach?

    - Aug 1, 2008 10:00 AM ET
  • Can you take clients when you leave a job?

    "In recessionary times, companies are willing to take extra steps to protect their business," Michael Greco, a partner in labor law firm Fisher & Phillips, told Fortune's Anne Fisher in her June 20 Ask Annie column. Is it fair to take clients with you when you change jobs? Is it fair for employers to ask you not to? Have you ever been asked to sign a non-compete agreement, or any MORE

    - Jun 19, 2008 1:23 PM ET
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  • 13 dumb job-interview moves

    A recent Office Team poll asked hiring managersĀ at 1,100 big companies in North America to recall the most embarrassing or bizarre interview moments they had witnessed or heard of, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her June 11 Ask Annie column. What was the most surprising or weird thing you ever did -- or witnessed -- in a job interview?

    - Jun 10, 2008 12:58 PM ET
  • 30 best Web sites for job hunters

    When you're job hunting, don't spend too much time online, advises Fortune's Anne Fisher in her May 7, 2008 column. Have you ever gotten a job through a job board? What do you like about them? What frustrates you about them? What's your experience (if any) been with small niche sites?

    - May 7, 2008 4:45 PM ET
  • Confessions of a layoff coach

    Called in to help companies lay people off, and to offer career guidance aimed at easing the newly unemployed into their next jobs elsewhere, outplacement firms are pretty busy these days, especially in the financial services industry, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her April 4 Ask Annie column.

    Have you been offered professional job-hunting help as part of a layoff? Just severance? Nothing at all? Does having a job coach help? MORE

    - Apr 3, 2008 5:50 PM ET
  • If your employer goes bust, what next?

    It's every professional's nightmare: You're working in a great job for a well-regarded employer, then the company -- seemingly overnight -- suffers a crisis and is bought out or goes belly-up. That's the unpleasant situation facing many Bear Stearns employees, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her March 25 Ask Annie column. How safe is your job? Are you worried your company could suffer a Bear Stearns-like implosion, and if so, MORE

    - Mar 25, 2008 11:49 AM ET
  • 8 ways to recession-proof your job

    In her January 31 Ask Annie column, Fortune's Anne Fisher offers tips to help you avoid the ax, and how to keep your career afloat if you don't. Are you worried about losing your job? If so, have you done anything about it? Any tips for surviving a recession or recovering from a layoff?

    - Jan 30, 2008 5:45 PM ET
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  • Beat the mid-career blues

    Many people don't like what they're doing for a living, but aren't sure what they'd rather do instead, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her January 11 Ask Annie column. Are you bored or burned out at work? What career do you wish you were pursuing instead? Have you ever made a big career change? How?

    - Jan 10, 2008 4:24 PM ET
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