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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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    • Reinvent Your Career: 11 steps to a smooth Career Change
      Jenni Proctor
      Career Clarity
      www.careerclarity.com.au
      jenni@careerclarity.com.au
    • What’s changed?
      • A range of jobs
      • Part time jobs
      • Portfolio careers
      • Generic skills
      • Life long learning
      • Ability to find and evaluate information
      • Multiple careers using transferable skills
      • Expectation of rapid technology uptake and intuitive learning
      • Job for life
      • Permanent status
      • Specific skills
      • Qualification for life
      • Knowledge
      • One career path using the same skill set.
      • Skill based technology
    • A career is not a destination………but a journey taken one step at a time.
    • Resilience
    • 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?
    • 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
    • 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?
    • 3. Research
      What is out there?
      Jobs that are being advertised
      Jobs that other people have
      Upcoming industries
      Government Sites
      www.myfuture.edu.au – The Facts
      www.workplace.gov.au
    • 4. Be Smooth!
      SMOOTH transition
      What are the links?
      Same work, different context
      Same context, different work
      Different work, different context, same skills.
    • 5. Product YOU
      Transferable skills
      Employability skills eg communication, teamwork, problem solving, technology skills
      Personal traits eg leadership, drive, energy, empathy
      Identify the gaps
    • 6. Goal setting
      What are your long-term Career Change goals?
      What are your interim Career Change goals?
      Set SMART goals
      Specific
      Measureable
      Actionable
      Realistic
      Time-bound
    • 7. What’s your plan?
      How can you develop the skills you need?
      Access your network
      Informational interviews
      Social media – Linked In
    • 8. Take action
      Nothing happens until you do something about it!
      Tips for Action:
      SMART goals, clearly displayed, looked at daily
      Certainty
      Support
      Pain – What will your life be like in 5 years time if you FAIL to take action now?
    • 9. Resilience
      Deal with the inevitable……
      Setbacks
      Barriers
      Personal doubts
      Fear
      Do you need help through this part of the process?
    • 10. Motivation and Mind Set
      How will you maintain
      your motivation?
      your positive mind set?
      your focus?
    • 11. Celebrate!
      Celebrate each step when it has been completed
      Really celebrate your successful career transition
    • 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 – www.cdaa.org.au
      Career Advice Line – 13 17 64
    • 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.
    • Jenni Proctor - Career Clarity
      www.CareerClarity.com.au
      jenni@career clarity.com.au
      0413 602096