Getting Started in a New CareerPresentation Transcript
Getting Startedin aNew Career
Getting Started in a New CareerIntroduction• The first step in considering a careerchange is to think carefully aboutwhat really drives you.• You might find it hard to get pastthinking about “what pays the most”or “what is most secure,” especiallyin today’s economy.• However, it’s important to firstdiscover your primary interests andpassions.
• Once you have that mainidea, you can start finetuning your search forthe right career.• It’s always challengingto consider a hugechange in your life, andthere may be manyreasons why you thinkchanging careers is notpossible.Getting Started in a New CareerFirst Steps - Important
Getting Started in a New CareerMain ObstaclesToo much work andinvestmentChanging careers require time,investment and a reliable plan.AgeEmployees feel that they too oldto face a new career.LowSelf-esteemEmployees usually underestimatetheir marketability.High RiskWe don´t want to take any risksand jeopardize our stable career.
• It generally takes time forpeople to find a new job andthe waiting can be frustrating.• You might have to go down afew different roads beforefinding the right career path.• And time and introspection willhelp you identify the activitiesyou most enjoy and that bringyou true satisfaction.Getting Started in a New CareerImportant – Be patient!
• Look for clues everywhereand focus on the things youenjoy doing.• Take note of projects ortopics that have motivatedyou, asking yourself whycertain activities make youhappy.• Write them down andorganize a list.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 01 – Looking for clues
• We always need to keep in mind our professional interests andgoals but unfortunately we easily forget them during ourprofessional life.• You may also consider career counseling or a job coachbecause sometimes impartial advice from others can open uppossibilities you hadn’t considered yet.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 02 – Asking for help
• Once you have a general idea ofyour career path, take some time tofigure out what skills you have andwhat skills you need:– Management and Leadershipexperience,– Communication Skills,– Research and Program Planning,– Public Speaking,– Conflict Resolution and Mediation,– Computer Literacy,– Foreign Language Fluency, etc.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 03 – Evaluating yourself
• There are many ways togain needed skills:– Utilize your current positionand look for on-the-jobtraining or opportunities.– Identify resources in yourcommunity.– Volunteer or work as anintern.– Take classes since some fieldsrequire specific education orskills.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 04 – Developing skills and experience
• You might be feeling so busy working that you barely have timeto think about yourself.• Managing stress, eating right, sleeping well, travelling andexercise will offer us the support to make the right decisionregarding your new career.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 05 – Taking care of yourselfOut of order Cleaning andPlanning
• Improve your network andshare some of your strengthsand professional experiencewith new friends.• And look for people that cancontribute and help you to geta new job.• But don´t forget to brush upyour networking skills, beingpolite and truly friendly topeople.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 06 – Creating a network
• Determine the industriesand businesses youre mostinterested in (and bestqualified for) andconcentrate on thosecontacts and openings first.• Remember, targeting alsomeans being well-preparedand planning.Getting Started in a New CareerStrategy 07 - Targeting your search
• Many people know deepdown what their dream jobwould be, but deny itbecause they think it wouldbe too difficult to achieveor they need approval fromfamily or society.• Based on that, take the timeto really consider anddecide what your prioritiesand dreams are.Getting Started in a New CareerImportant – Dream Job
• If you want to start a new career,youll need to handle a number ofdetails and challenges.• And as you can see, there are manysteps to getting started in a newcareer.• But the good news is that there arealso many excellent resources andarticles available to help you getstarted and to avoid decisions thatcan jeopardize your private andprofessional life.Getting Started in a New CareerConclusion
• We would like to thank the followingwriters for their expressive contributionfor this presentation:– Joanna Saisan, M.S.W. and Melinda Smith,M.A.:http://www.helpguide.org/life/finding_career.htm– Heidi Grant Halvorsonhttp://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/04/the_key_to_choosing_the_right.html– Jean Chatzkyhttp://www.oprah.com/money/How-to-Find-the-Right-Job-and-Career– Internet Videohttp://www.howcast.com/videos/206365-How-to-Choose-the-Right-CareerGetting Started in a New CareerOur References
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