Career Change is not something you wake up to
one morning without prior thought and careful
consideration due to the fear of failure over the
hope for success.
Before taking the "big jump", consider these and
other articles to see if a change is a potential for
you or something else is just "bugging you" to
seek something different in your life.
4 Signs You NEED To Change Careers | WorkItDaily.com, Kitty Boitnott 01/03/2017
Changing jobs represents a unique set of challenges, but changing a career
can feel like a daunting task depending on the level of education you may
have invested in or the amount of experience you have racked up. In spite
of those challenges, however, the time does come for some when the writing
is on the wall. You realize you aren’t happy anymore in the career of first
choice, and it is time to assess what you might be able to do to transition
into another line of work. Here are what I would offer are four distinct signs
that you are not only ready to change careers, but you need to change before
your health or your primary relationships suffer anymore.
10-Step Plan to Career Change: How to Successfully Change Careers
| Quintessential, Randall S Hansen, Ph.D.
How does it happen? Perhaps you just begin to lose interest. Perhaps you find
something that interests you more. Perhaps your company is downsizing. These
are just some of the numerous reasons people find themselves on that precipitous
cliff looking back on their career just as the dirt begins to crumble beneath them.
10 Worst Mistakes Career Changers Can Make | Monster.com, Barbara Reinhold
Changing careers is never easy. Half the world thinks you've lost your mind,
headhunters say you'll never work again and your relatives contribute the old
"I told you so" routine. But for many burned-out, bored or multitalented folks
who are sitting on skills they're not getting a chance to use, changing fields is
the only way to keep from losing their marbles.
14 Secrets to Career Change Success | US News, Curt Rosengren 07/15/2010
Making a career change is challenging in the best of times, so in this economy
certainly doesn't help. Many people allow that to keep them frustrated and
stuck - not just for now, but for the long haul. They think about making a
change, but decide they can't do it, and stick their dissatisfied noses right
back down to the same grindstone. But what feels impossible today could be
an open door in the future.
How to Start Thinking About a Career Change | Forbes, Jacquelyn Smith 11/12/2012
If you’re bored, burned-out, or your job just isn’t doing it for you anymore,
there’s a good chance you’re ready for a change. But before you make any big
moves, you must determine whether it’s the job you don’t like—or your career.