You’ve decided to change jobs. Good for you, but don’t forget these essential steps to help you on the way. Now don’t get stressed – it’s not as complicated as it may initially seem if you do the planning and know the necessary measures you need to take to successfully navigate a career change.
Do the Research-
Take some time to research and discover everything you need to accomplish – from education to deadlines and dates which are relevant to your career change. Though this step may seem tedious, it never hurts to be too prepared.
Sign Up for Applicable Education-
Depending on what you’re going to be changing your career to, you may or may not need to go back to school or receive a professional certificate or license. In your research process, you should have been able to find more information about those requirements, so you’ll know if this applies to you or not.
Start Looking for New Jobs-
Even if you’re still in the beginning phases of switching careers, you should start looking for new jobs as soon as possible. The reason for this is because you want to know what the job market is like when you are ready for a new job. Plus, it’ll give you an end goal to accomplish as you start on your new and exciting path.
Finally, contact Award Staffing. We help people make career changes every week. We have offices located in Bloomington, Chaska, Crystal, Delano, Maplewood, and Ramsey Minnesota to help you with your job search today! We will be able to recommend current jobs opportunities for you that would fit in well with your new line of work but also take into account your past career and experiences. Want to learn more career tips and tricks – check our When Work Works blog.