Now that you’ve decided what you want to do and identified where the jobs are, how do you convince others that you are right for your new career? Don’t enter your new career with the impostor syndrome. In this video, learn to identify ways to explore your new career while remaining comfortably in your current career.
- Be the change you want to see.…This quote has been attributed to Gandhi…even though it's not exactly what he said…and if he had said it,…he would have been talking about social change…not a career change.…Regardless, the sentiment works…and it very nicely makes my point.…If you become the person you want others to see you as,…they have no choice…but to embrace you in your new role.…The change is up to you…but you have to become it.…And it begins when you change your vocabulary.…
You have to visualize yourself…in your new life and changing your language…will help you begin to make the transformation.…I recently met with a friend…who I hadn't seen in a while.…We spent some times catching up…and she told me about a consulting business…she wanted to start.…The funny thing about that…is the last time we met…she told me she had already started a consulting business,…so by telling me what she wanted to do in the future…instead of behaving as a consultant today,…she abruptly ended my perception of her…as a consultant…which is the exact opposite result she wanted.…
- 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.