There may be aspects of your current job and career that you absolutely dislike or areas where you need improvement. In this video, learn to identify areas for improvement, focusing on where within your career transition this information is important. Learn to identify those areas in your new career so that you can manage challenges before they arise.
- If you've watched any of my courses,…you'll know that I love phrases and sayings.…And one that is appropriate for this video is…don't jump from the frying pan into the fire.…In other words, don't leave a bad situation for a worse one.…You see it all the time.…We're unhappy in one situation,…so we immediately assume that…the next shiny new situation will be better,…and we leave our blinders on.…We don't ask all the questions we should or could…and we jump.…
Making a career change can be difficult.…Can you imagine taking all your effort,…your research, networking connections,…resume updates, and putting them into a job…that, after all the newness wears off,…leaves you feeling just as unhappy as you are now?…To prevent that from happening,…you're going to need to answer a few tough questions.…Let's look in that folder that you only open once a year,…the one that holds your annual reviews.…If you received a less than favorable review,…did you request actionable feedback…and did you take any action…that was recommended by your supervisor?…
- Recognize what you can do to become ready to transition into a new career.
- Explain what you could do if you know what job you want but just aren’t sure you meet the qualifications to obtain it.
- Recall what it requires to get on the right path if you are sure you’re in the wrong career.
- Recognize how feedback can help you with your decision to change your career.
- Identify what internal networking at your current job has to do with making a career change and leaving that job.