Take a Little Risk to Find Your Dream Job


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How many times have you analyzed something to death, only to realize that it had made you more confused than before? Don’t over analyze your career transition. Follow these steps to help you take the next steps to finding your dream job.

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Take a Little Risk to Find Your Dream Job

  1. 1. TAKE A LITTLE RISK TO FIND YOUR DREAM JOBDON’T OVER ANALYZE YOUR CAREER TRANSITION Create Your Career Path HallieCrawford.com, LLC www.halliecrawford.com Copyright 2012
  2. 2. TIP 1: FOLLOW YOUR GUT INSTINCTHow many times have you analyzed something to death, only to realize thatit had made you more confused than before?People tend to analyze something over and over especially when its a big life change. Try to pay attention to your over analysis. In a career change, you need to temper your analysis with following your gut instinct as well. ©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  3. 3. TIP 2: IT’S TIME TO TAKE A LITTLE RISK !Following your gut can really pay off, but when doing so there is an elementof risk. Do you feel stuck in your career journey? Are you at a crossroads and don’t know which way to turn?If you’ve analyzed and dwelled on it, and you still don’t know which direction you wantto go, it might be time to make a decision about what you really want and take a riskin order to pursue it. ©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  4. 4. TAKE CALCULATED RISKSYou have to realize that having a job you truly enjoy is worth taking a risk. Think of how much happier you would be every day if you ended up in your dream job.Is the risk worth it for you? If so, it is important to take calculated and measuredRisks that are smart. You still have to push yourself sometimes. You just have to balance the risks you take. ©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  5. 5. TIP 3: DON‘T OVERLOOK CAREER POSSIBILITIESNow that you have decided to take the next step on your career journey, youmight be asking yourself what your next step actually is. Identifying your ideal career is a process but sometimes your passion and possible career path is right under your nose and youve simply overlooked it. You might have discounted it as a career idea, or something might have prevented you from thinking creatively about it as a career possibility. ©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  6. 6. OPTIONS MIGHT BE RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSELook back at your previous jobs, volunteer opportunities, freelance work orother former work-related experiences. These are great options for careerpossibilities. If you took the time to volunteer it is probably somethingyou really enjoyed doing. What have you done in the past that youve enjoyed? If you revisited it, could there be a career idea lurking?Think about this and make a list so that you can see your options right in front ofyou. ©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  7. 7. TAKE THE NEXT STEP TOWARDS YOUR DREAMJOB Take the risk! Make your first step in finding your dream job. Remember no risk, no reward! "The greatest risk in life is not taking one."©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
  8. 8. A B O U T C R E AT E Y O U R C A R E E R PAT HCreate Your Career Path was founded by certified career coach, speaker andauthor Hallie Crawford. Crawford has served on the Board of the Georgia CoachAssociation, and is regularly featured as a career expert on CNN, Fox Business NewsForbes.com, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo HotJobs and Entrepreneur Magazine.Create Your Career Path is a boutique career coaching firm known for their personalattention, commitment to clients and a blend of dreaming and being practical inachieving career goals. Collectively in the past 10 years, they’ve helped hundreds ofclients all over the world find and succeed in their dream job.Each of their coaches are certified coaches with specific career coaching experienceand training. They cater to professional men and women, management level andhigher, in mid-career transition. Their success rate is 97%, measured by the number ofpeople who have gotten what they wanted out of coaching. The coaches use aspecific tried and tested process and tools developed by Hallie Crawford over theyears.Contact us for a complimentary consultation: www.halliecrawford.com/contact.html.©2002-2012 HallieCrawford.com
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