Changing Careers

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Considering a Change: Exploring Your Options

Assessment of Likes and Dislikes- when wanting to change careers, you need to examine the likes and dislikes. Reasons why you want to change but also you likes so it can help you decide your new career field.

Researching New Careers- One you have found your desired new passion, research the careers that revolve around it

Developing a Plan: Mapping Your Moves

Training and Education- If the skill you need to learn is one you could use in your current job, learn the skill. Being equipped for the required task is very important so make sure you have the training.

Find a Mentor- Changing careers is a major life decision that can get crazy at times. Find a mentor who can help you through the tough times

Making the Change: Burning No Bridges

Be prepared for setbacks- if you find a career and change, you have to understand that it is not all gonna be smooth sailing at the beginning. Fight through the tough times and it will get better

Show Passion and Be Patience- When going through the changes and tough times, show that you really care about what you're doing. Be patient and it will work out.

If you have any doubts about a career change, are you sure you have exhausted every avenue to advance in your current career- If for some reason you are having any doubts, make certain that this career change is want you really want. Look at every angle of your other job and make sure this is the right idea.

Beginning the New Journey: Showcasing Your Experience

Be Flexible- in your new career, be willing to take a little extra tasks and be able to work in and around things in order to show that you are dedicated

Set Goals- Set goals and work hard to achieve them. Enjoy your career and be happy with your decision and the goals you met.


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"The 10-Step Plan to Career Change" | QuintCareers." Quintessential Careers. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.

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