Making a career change is anything but child’s play. The soul searching involved with making a decision to change one’s livelihood is complicated by the challenges of learning new skills, going back to school, and being reconciled to accepting what’s often a lower salary to get started in a different profession. But the tools and means to make a new you have never been more readily at hand. An embarrassment of riches are available for the career changer who knows how to look.
In this talk, Todd Nilson will present the potential and pitfalls of managing your job search as a career changer. This will not be a session about how to write a resume but will be a presentation-and-discussion format seminar that will address the underlying concerns of taking on a new career path along with the tools and techniques that can bring you to the attention of a new employer or help you to reposition yourself as the entrepreneur you always dreamed of becoming.
In this presentation, you will learn:
• How to get mentally prepared for a career change: three essential mindsets
• Ways to better understand the careerscape you’re entering
• Designing a transition plan that works which defines your goals and the people who will help you to achieve them
• How to stay on target during the search