Research conducted by the London School of Business and Finance revealed that two-thirds of millennials would change careers if they could, underpinning this generation’s “job-hopping” reputation. Interestingly, the same figure stood at 47% for the workforce as a whole, suggesting that many of us, not just millennials, are looking for more meaning from our life at work.
Dealing constructively with rejection is an important part of almost any job hunt, but especially when you’re making a career change. When you switch industries or take on a role that doesn’t quite fit with your previous experience, you have to be prepared for some pushback. Continue Reading
Changing careers involves a lot of adjusting. You may feel a little lost along the way. You might even have moments when you think it’d be better to throw in the towel. When I need motivation, I like to collect inspirational quotes I can refer back to when I feel my drive start to wane. Here are five of my favorites — maybe they can help you, too: Continue Reading
Reigniting a career dream you’d given up long ago, or awakening to one you hadn’t realized you even had, can be electrifying at first. To keep your feet on the ground while your heart and mind light up with ideas and plans for your new direction, check off the following to-dos early on in your career change. Continue Reading
Deciding to start looking for a new job can feel liberating. Once you’ve made a decision, you’re able to focus on your next steps, which makes you feel powerful and in control. But it can be easy to get overwhelmed once you start considering all your options. Continue Reading
The best job search is one you approach from a place of power, with positive thoughts and energy guiding your way. Only then will you be able to think clearly and make the right choices for yourself. Replace the negative (and false) beliefs below with self-empowering language and see how your perspective about your current job changes. Continue Reading
We’ve all been there. Staying in a job that drains you can take a serious toll on your wellbeing, but at what point can you know for sure that it’s time to move on? Ultimately, a decision to leave will have to depend heavily on personal circumstances, but waiting until you reach your breaking point is probably not the healthiest option… Continue Reading
As with any task worth putting your time and effort into, a key factor in making a successful career change is the way you approach it. Your daily practices can have an enormous impact on the shape your journey takes… Continue Reading