Reinvent Your Career 2010 - How you can make a successful Career Change

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Making a smooth career change, using your skills and experience and moving towards the work you really want

Making a smooth career change, using your skills and experience and moving towards the work you really want

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  • 1. Reinvent Your Career: 11 steps to a smooth Career Change
    Jenni Proctor
    Career Clarity
  • 2. What’s changed?
    • A range of jobs
    • 3. Part time jobs
    • 4. Portfolio careers
    • 5. Generic skills
    • 6. Life long learning
    • 7. Ability to find and evaluate information
    • 8. Multiple careers using transferable skills
    • 9. Expectation of rapid technology uptake and intuitive learning
    • 10. Job for life
    • 11. Permanent status
    • 12. Specific skills
    • 13. Qualification for life
    • 14. Knowledge
    • 15. One career path using the same skill set.
    • 16. Skill based technology
  • A career is not a destination………but a journey taken one step at a time.
  • 17. Resilience
  • 18. 1. Listen to your dreams
    What are you trying to achieve?
    What do you REALLY want to do?
    What’s stopping you?
    Are those barriers real or imagined?
  • 19. Sack the Boss
    New job
    Become your own Boss
    Re-establish yourself
    Could be similar to past job or could be very different
    Will it give you the fulfillment you are seeking?
    Reinvent yourself
    Complete change of life direction
    Challenges of self –employment
  • 20. 2. Reality Check
    What really matters to you?
    What have you loved doing?
    What have you hated doing?
    What environments impact on your work?
    What MUST be considered?
    What’s really stopping you?
  • 21. 3. Research
    What is out there?
    Jobs that are being advertised
    Jobs that other people have
    Upcoming industries
    Government Sites – The Facts
  • 22. 4. Be Smooth!
    SMOOTH transition
    What are the links?
    Same work, different context
    Same context, different work
    Different work, different context, same skills.
  • 23. 5. Product YOU
    Transferable skills
    Employability skills eg communication, teamwork, problem solving, technology skills
    Personal traits eg leadership, drive, energy, empathy
    Identify the gaps
  • 24. 6. Goal setting
    What are your long-term Career Change goals?
    What are your interim Career Change goals?
    Set SMART goals
  • 25. 7. What’s your plan?
    How can you develop the skills you need?
    Access your network
    Informational interviews
    Social media – Linked In
  • 26. 8. Take action
    Nothing happens until you do something about it!
    Tips for Action:
    SMART goals, clearly displayed, looked at daily
    Pain – What will your life be like in 5 years time if you FAIL to take action now?
  • 27. 9. Resilience
    Deal with the inevitable……
    Personal doubts
    Do you need help through this part of the process?
  • 28. 10. Motivation and Mind Set
    How will you maintain
    your motivation?
    your positive mind set?
    your focus?
  • 29. 11. Celebrate!
    Celebrate each step when it has been completed
    Really celebrate your successful career transition
  • 30. A helping hand
    Out of the frying pan into the fire……………..Ouch!
    New stage of life - What does that mean in terms of the work you are seeking?
    Clarify what you are seeking
    Professional help
    Counselling, coaching, practical help
    Qualified in Career Development
    Where to get help
    Career Development Association of Australia –
    Career Advice Line – 13 17 64
  • 31. Career Clarity…….for the next stage
    Webinar series commencing April 14………….Free
    Any suggestions of specific topics?
    Workshop in Brisbane soon……I’ll email you with details and special price for people at this workshop.
    Put your card or email address into bowl to be in the draw for one hour FREE consultation.
  • 32. Jenni Proctor - Career Clarity
    0413 602096