Making a Career Change

Articles and Publications

Helpful Articles

Finding Validation Beyond Work   

Deciding to depart an esteemed company like Google, recognized globally as a desirable place to work, isn’t an easy choice. Former Google marketer Colby Chilcote embraced a career change when she left Google to become the Marketing Director at Huron Pines, a nonprofit organization in northern Michigan dedicated to preserving the natural resources of the Great Lakes. Listen here

How to Smoothly Transition Into a New Career  

Making a career change is almost as stressful as meeting your significant other’s parents for the first time. Even if you’ve landed your dream job, it’s fair to assume that you’ll encounter an equal share of challenges on your new career path. Read more

How to Prepare for a Career Change at Any Age 

Changing careers at any point in our lives can be both scary and exciting. It’s an opportunity to start fresh and pursue something that aligns better with our goals. Read more

4 Ways To Step Up Your Career Game 

For the past few decades, virtually every front line observer of the job market has emphasized that the vast majority of opportunities — at least in terms of professional level roles — are filled through personal connections and word of mouth. Read more.


Helpful Websites

QUIZ: What is Your Personal Brand? 

Career Shifters 

Ladders: News and Career Advice 

Career Relaunch  

The Muse 

Career Pivot


Helpful Tools

Podcasts: 6 Career-Boosting Podcasts You’re Going to Love Listening To  

Articles: Career Change Resume: Effectively Translating Your Skills (With Examples)   

Books: 6 Books to Read If You Need a Career Change   

Book: You Are a Bad*ss: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life  

Book: New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career

TEDx Talk: Why the Secret to Success Is Setting the Right Goals

Fraud Resources

2020 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) has completed its 2020 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals. Based on participant responses, the median total compensation for a CFE is $95,937, compared to $71,809 for a non-CFE.

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Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations

Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,110 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2020 and September 2021. All information was provided by Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases. The fraud cases in our study came from 133 countries throughout the world — providing a truly global view into the plague of occupational fraud.