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career change myths

  1. 1. Dr Sally El-Akkad
  2. 2. You were born original do not die a copy John Mason
  3. 5. Economical Shift
  4. 6. Why be a man when you can be a success ?!! <ul><li>Bertolt Brecht </li></ul>
  5. 7. Who are you ?
  6. 8. You miss 100% of the shots you never take. <ul><li>Wayne Gretzky </li></ul>
  7. 9. Elisabeth K ü bler-Ross-1969
  8. 10. If you are not failing every now & then; it is a sign you are not doing anything very innovative. <ul><li>Woody Allen </li></ul>
  9. 11. Career Change Myth 1: There is one perfect career for me. <ul><li>Focusing on finding a single, perfect career is not only intimidating, it is limiting. </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping your career options open is a position of strength, not weakness. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Career Change Myth 2: I will use all of my talents and abilities in this job. <ul><li>Learning a variety of tasks helps you to sharpen abilities that might not be needed in one job but could be invaluable in another. </li></ul>
  11. 13. Career Change Myth 3: My job has to match my college major or vocational training. <ul><li>Most jobs do not specify which college major is needed, even if they require that workers have a college degree. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Career Change Myth 4: No one will hire me because I lack experience, have low grades, I have gaps in my work history, and other career search obstacles that immobilize us. <ul><li>People overcome all kinds of challenges to find satisfying work. Experts say that how you handle adversity is a good indicator of your ability to persevere. </li></ul>
  13. 15. Career Change Myth 5: it is too late to change my career. <ul><li>the desire for job satisfaction in a new career outweighed the desire for status quo in their previous career. Career burnout is a reality of life and I believe can be something positive in moving us to change career direction. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Take the first step in faith, you do not have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. <ul><li>Martin Luther King </li></ul>
  15. 17. You don’t have to be great to start.. But you have to start to be great.. <ul><li>Zig Ziglar </li></ul>