Top 10 Tips for
a Career Change
Boston High-Tech Recruiter
Presents…
Connect With Us:
www.CareerEncore.com
Recruiter@Caree...
Introduction
• At some point in your life, you may face a career
change
– Looking for a new opportunity
– Laid off from a ...
Tip 6:
Discuss
• Find someone in your newly chosen career
– Talk with them about their likes and dislikes
• Ask if there’s...
Tip 7:
Network
• Find professional groups related to your new career
– Attend meetings and webinars
– Interact with people...
Tip 8:
Take Small Steps
• If a part-time or contract opportunity is available
• Consider if it’s a way to break-in to a ne...
Tip 9:
Be SMART
• SMART Goals
– Specific
– Measurable
– Achievable
– Relevant
– Time-based
• These goals are
actionable an...
Tip 10:
Breathe
• Take time to relax
– Don’t get burned out before you even start your new career
– Don’t convince yoursel...
Final Thoughts
• Following these Top 10 Tips for a Career Change
– You will transition into a new career as smoothly as po...
Thank You for Viewing Our Presentation
Brought to You By:
Boston High-Tech Recruiter
Connect With Us:
www.CareerEncore.com...
Works Cited
• About.com
– http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/careerresources/a/10steps.htm
• SimplyHired
– http://blog.simplyhi...
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Top ten tips for a career change - Part 2 (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: www.CareerEncore.com Recruiter@CareerEncore.com (Part 2 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 the final Top 10 Career Change Tips
  3. 3. Tip 6: Discuss • Find someone in your newly chosen career – Talk with them about their likes and dislikes • Ask if there’s potential for a job shadow – Learn more without making a commitment
  4. 4. Tip 7: Network • Find professional groups related to your new career – Attend meetings and webinars – Interact with people in the field • Learn if the community is for you • Discover un-posted jobs and opportunities
  5. 5. Tip 8: Take Small Steps • If a part-time or contract opportunity is available • Consider if it’s a way to break-in to a new industry • If you must take a job to temporarily cover expenses… – Keep looking for your ideal career on the side – You can pay you bills today and not settle in the long-term
  6. 6. Tip 9: Be SMART • SMART Goals – Specific – Measurable – Achievable – Relevant – Time-based • These goals are actionable and let you gauge progress
  7. 7. Tip 10: Breathe • Take time to relax – Don’t get burned out before you even start your new career – Don’t convince yourself to settle just to end the hunt – Feel comfortable leaning on others for support
  8. 8. Final Thoughts • Following these Top 10 Tips for a Career Change – You will transition into a new career as smoothly as possible – You will likely be satisfied with your decision in the long-run • As well as in the short-term • If during your search, you would like assistance – Feel free to contact CareerEncore, Inc.
  9. 9. Thank You for Viewing Our Presentation Brought to You By: Boston High-Tech Recruiter Connect With Us: www.CareerEncore.com Recruiter@CareerEncore.com
  10. 10. Works Cited • About.com – http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/careerresources/a/10steps.htm • SimplyHired – http://blog.simplyhired.com/2013/04/10-quick-tips-for-career- change-success-.html • Job Diagnosis – http://www.jobdiagnosis.com/myblog/career-change-mistakes-to- avoid.htm • WSJ – http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240527487042068045754681 62805877990.html • HBR – http://hbr.org/tip?date=102811

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