Top ten tips for a career change - Part 1 (career advice - tips and tricks - insider information - job help)


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Top ten tips for a career change - Part 1 (career advice - tips and tricks - insider information - job help)

  1. 1. Top 10 Tips for a Career Change Boston High-Tech Recruiter Presents… Connect With Us: (Part 1 of 2)
  2. 2. Introduction • At some point in your life, you may face a career change – Looking for a new opportunity – Laid off from a prior job – Relocating to a new area • Below are five of the Top 10 Career Change Tips
  3. 3. Tip 1: Think • Do you hate your job? • Think about why – Is it the work? – The culture? – The people? • Make a list – What you like – What you don’t like
  4. 4. Tip 2: Assess • To find a starting point for your next career – Take what you like about your current job – Assess your strengths, weaknesses, and skills • Don’t rule out staying in your current career path – Maybe you simply don’t like your current employer – Perhaps you’d be happy in the same role at another company
  5. 5. Tip 3: Research • Look up careers in which – Your likes are assets – Your strengths are assets • Determine barriers to entry – Required past experience – Formal training • Examine average position – Work-life balance – Starting salary
  6. 6. Tip 4: Compare • Of the promising career choices you’ve found – Compare and contrast what each would offer you • Determine if you can make required trade-offs – E.g. a career pays significantly more, but requires travel
  7. 7. Tip 5: Educate • Take intro courses to gain knowledge in your new field • Consider – Community colleges – Free online learning (Coursera, YouTube)
  8. 8. Final Thoughts • Changing careers can be an uncertain time – Whether it’s by choice or obligation • For the final Top 10 Tips for a Career Change visit: ten-tips-for-a-career-change-part-2
  9. 9. Thank You for Viewing Our Presentation Brought to You By: Boston High-Tech Recruiter Connect With Us:
  10. 10. Works Cited • – • SimplyHired – change-success-.html • Job Diagnosis – avoid.htm • WSJ – 62805877990.html • HBR –