50 Tips for Improving Your Career

Stuck in a career rut? Light a fire under your obstacles with the 50 career improvement tips below.

General Advice for Improving Your Career
From tweaking your online presence to widening your network, there are plenty of ways to give your career a boost.

31 ways to improve your career today.

It could be time to spring clean your career.

Career building tips for the year 2010.

10 tips on career advancement.

5 steps to a passive career bounce back.

How to find your dream career.

Creating a personal strategic career plan.

Want to be successful? Here are 10 signs of a successful person.

Authentic passion could be the secret sauce for your career.

10 great career books for young professionals.

Finding a New Career
If your old career fizzled out, here’s how to navigate into a new one.

7 tips for a career switch.

How to ask for a career change.

10 steps to preparing top-notch references.

What to do when your passions and skill sets no longer match your job.

How to quit your job with grace and tact.

Daily resume and cover letter tips.

How do you prepare for the interview?

What to Do About Career Roadblocks
If you’re stuck and can’t maneuver out, these tips will help.

How to make better career decisions and avoid setbacks.

Gain clarity in your life, and your career will follow.

42 questions to ask when you hit a career roadblock.

Is your career in recovery or retreat?

10 career questions you were afraid to ask.

The trouble with being self-sustaining in your career.

When you get career advice, consider the motives of your advisor.

The mommy glass ceiling.

Building Your Reputation to Boost Your Career
You won’t get very far without a reputation. Here’s how to build and renovate it.

How to make a name for yourself.

How to scale your personal brand, earn more and get a life.

Google yourself to save your reputation.

Build the right audience for your talent–and be seen more.

Climbing the Corporate Career Ladder
Moving up in your career can be as hard as starting it was. Here’s how to climb the ladder.

6 characteristics that will help you get a raise.

How to tell your company that you need more money.

How to talk to your boss about your career goals.

How to communicate your strengths to your employer.

When it comes to climbing the corporate ladder, honesty is the best policy.

Be a smart career risk taker.

Basic salary negotiation skills.

What Does a Career Mean to You?
Find out what a career means in your own mind–then go about pursuing it.

Know the difference between a career and a job.

What’s more important, money or job satisfaction?

Surfing is the new career.

Is small business ownership a career?

Unexpected Career Advice
Some career advice might surprise you.

Is talent overrated?

6 careers that end (or burn you out) early.

Don’t fit in to improve your career. Stand out.

Smart insomniac career moves.

Lessons from Santa: 10 must-dos for having a career you love.

Visualize your success, and the results might surprise you.

Don’t be a Timex watch in a digital world.

20 incredible dream jobs that really do exist.

Some say that you should have plastic surgery to boost your career.

Use strategic attraction to get the job you want.

Written by Drea Knufken

Currently, I create and execute content- and PR strategies for clients, including thought leadership and messaging. I also ghostwrite and produce press releases, white papers, case studies and other collateral.