Is It Too Late to Be Who I Want to Be?

Dear Experts, I'm 43 years old and I have been in the health care industry for 21 years. I guess you could say I'm over this type of work because I can't see myself doing this for another 20 years until retirement. I need to get out. I'd love to do something more personally fulfilling such as become a police officer or a teacher. Is it too late to turn these dreams into reality? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#375 Never 2 late! do gap analysis btwn your ed/transferable skills & new occupation. cn go 2 school & work. (@juliaerickson) Q#375 I personally know 40-something career changer who enrolled in police acad. Go for it! Reach 4 stars. (@ValueIntoWords) Q#375 It is never too late. You need to be prepared to get the necessary training and / or degrees to start fresh. (@DebraWheatman) Q#375 I'd start networking. Find people in your chosen positions who you may be able to lean on for advice/help. (@gradversity) Q#375 Grandma Moses started painting in her 90s. Research, visualize and go for it. Wont' be easy. Takes effort to make changes. (@DawnBugni) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to take credit for nearly all of Diane's work. Frustrating to say the least!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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