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brunchwork members complete a scavenger hunt around Sony Square NYC.

This millennial networking startup is saving the workforce from automation, one mimosa at a time

Millennials are drawn to an event series called brunchwork, where they hear from powerful executives and meet other ambitious professionals.

Ex-Googlers, Stanford professors, and startup CEOs share their best advice on making a career change

Thinking about making a career change? Find out what these experts and executives have to say about quitting your job and searching for a new one.
Sometimes you need money, prestige, or experience to get ahead.

I asked more than a dozen people what a ‘good’ job looks like, and noticed a curious pattern among the worst jobs they’ve had

Many people who took "bad" jobs, or jobs that proved unfulfilling, ultimately ended up learning what kind of role would suit them better.
Coworkers and company culture matter more than you think.

Graduates who flock to Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and big law in search of prestige might be in for a harsh wake-up call only a few years later

Many workers quit high-paying jobs at impressive companies because prestige just doesn't feel as important as it once did.

A former Googler and career coach says you shouldn’t always turn your passion into a full-time job

Ex-Googler and career coach Lindsay Gordon tested out her passion for baking and learned she should keep it as a hobby — for now.
Your job shouldn't define you.

People say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life — but CEOs and experts caution that could be dangerous advice

Feeling passion for and deriving meaning from work is often seen as a good thing. But in "The Job," Ellen Ruppel Shell explains how that can backfire.
Companies are becoming less and less surprised to hear it, says Erica Kewsin, pictured.

An executive coach who’s helped countless people change careers gave them all the same piece of advice

During a job search, it helps to figure out whether you want to switch function or industry first. It can be overwhelming and unrealistic to make both changes at the same time, said executive coach Erica Keswin.
"Career design is different than a job-search strategy."

Too many people are asking themselves the wrong question about their career

Instead of grabbing the first shiny-new job opportunity, career experts recommend considering how this job fits into your larger career goals.
It's not as hard as you think.

You’re not ‘too old’ to make a career change — in fact, you’ve probably already done half the work

Even if you're already established in a career, you can leverage your connections and experience to launch into another, says marketing strategist Dorie Clark.

The best question you can ask before changing careers has nothing to do with your work

Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin says it's helpful to think about what you enjoyed doing when you were a kid before making any career changes.