Career articles

The Careers section of Phoenix Forward features job-hunting tips, lessons in leadership and insights into entrepreneurship. Learn about emerging fields and positions, as well as how technology is changing the way we work.


5 simple tips for people who hate networking

People love to hate on professional networking: It’s transactional, they say — a drab, white room with people mechanically exchanging business cards. I used to think so, too. Before founding The Muse, I was the world’s worst professional networker. I knew, in theory, that it was important — to get a new job, to get a promotion or advance a career, to make connections or learn ...

Mental health counselor

How to become a mental health counselor

If you’re thinking about entering the mental health field, now’s a good time. The projected growth rate for mental health ...

CPA

How to become a CPA

While accounting careers range from clerical positions to chief financial officers, in most states only a certified ...

7 job interview questions you should ask

It’s a common situation: The job interview is wrapping up, and you’re confident you’ve done well. But then the hiring manager ...

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Special education teacher

What it takes to become a special education teacher

Working in special education requires more than a bachelor’s degree and state ...

Career change

How you can tell it’s time for a career change

If work is no longer fulfilling, and you’re thinking about making a move, how do ...

How to build job experience in your career field

While federal statistics show that earning a bachelor’s degree can lead to ...

Manage stress at work

Need to manage stress at work? Try these 4 tips

If you’re among the more than one-third of U.S. employees who drag themselves ...

Perfecting your elevator pitch

What’s an elevator pitch, and why do you need one?...

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