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Alison Elissa Cardy


Alison Elissa Horner specializes in helping adults in their 20s and 30s figure out what the hell they're doing with their lives. You can check out her career coaching blog or sign up to receive her free Career Unstuckinator at

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Hate Your Job? 3 Ways to Make the Most of It

By | 6 Comments | July 10, 2014

As you’re job hunting and planning your escape, follow these tips to make the most of your less-than-ideal job. Read »


The 3 Worst Mistakes to Make When Changing Careers

By | 26 Comments | September 17, 2013

If you’re miserable with your job and ready for a career change, avoid making these mistakes. Read »

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Don’t Quit Your Job Just Because You Want To

By | 19 Comments | March 22, 2013

Not quite ready to quit your job? These tips will help you hang in there while you move toward a new and improved work situation. Read »


The 2 Biggest Reasons You Can’t Decide on a Career Direction

By | 81 Comments | November 1, 2012

Wish you knew what you wanted to be when you grew up? Here’s why you’re still having trouble answering that question. Read »

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12 Thrilling Ways to Quit Your Job

By | 9 Comments | August 29, 2012

We’ve all thought about quitting at one time or another. So, which type of quit are you considering? Read »

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How to Rock Your Intern’s World This Summer

By | 4 Comments | July 5, 2012

You’ve logged a year or more at your company and — finally! — there’s someone under you: the summer intern. Read »


How to Keep Balanced When Your Work/Life Combo Is Anything But

By | 4 Comments | June 19, 2012

When you’re in the midst of a peak period at work, use these five tips to help keep your balance. Read »