You don’t know what you want to do—you only know that what you are doing now isn’t working for you, and so you have made the decision that you have to make a change. This video walks you through the steps to take when figuring out what your new career could be now that the decision has been made to no longer stay stuck.
- I'm not sure which is more difficult,…finally making a decision…or making the decision to stick to the decision you've made.…You know what I'm talking about.…You spend all of this time agonizing…about whether or not you really need to make a change.…You can stick it out.…Your job's not that bad.…You'll retire soon anyway.…But then you finally make the decision…to get on the path to changing your career now…and you wonder if you're doing the right thing…and if you haven't told anyone yet…then you can back out, right?…Well, let's start by looking at how you made your decision.…
When working with clients who need a career change strategy,…we begin by reviewing all of the jobs…they've had in the past.…Have you done that?…If not, you can make it easy by pulling out a copy…of your resume and looking at the jobs you've listed there.…Are those all of the jobs you've held?…If you've been doing job searching correctly…then you probably have a couple of resumes…that don't contain all of the jobs you've ever had.…Review each resume and make one list…
- 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.