Published: Dec 04, 2019
The average person has approximately 12 jobs throughout the course of their careers. There's a strong probability that some of those jobs are not going to be one's ideal position. In fact, only 51 percent of Americans report that they're satisfied with their jobs. So what's there to do?
There comes a time in everyone's lives where we have to make some hard career decisions—like whether the job we have is the right one for us. Perhaps the company isn't a culture fit, or maybe you don't feel challenged in your position—there are plenty of reasons one might think of moving on. Check out this flowchart, courtesy of resume.io, to see if it may be time to start thinking about putting in your two weeks' notice, as well as some advice on how to leave your job without burning any bridges.
Internships are a reality that every student in their later years of school are faced with. While universities try their best to place students in their dream jobs, the question of what one’s dream job is continues to plague the minds of every student!
Is my dream job what I think it is, or is it something I am meant for but have never had the opportunity to experience? Well, maybe one of the best ways to find out would be to try out—and what better way to try out a “dream” job than having a small test run or, to put it differently, getting an internship in a field one aspires to be in.
Each year, Vault surveys thousands of current and former interns at more than 100 internship programs to create our annual Internship Rankings. Last year, we asked 12,000 interns to rate their programs in a variety of areas, including quality of projects, real-life experience, networking opportunities, training and mentoring, and more.