Is It Time For A New Career Change?
Career change is one of the most important decision and the most important step in ones life. This career change can alter ones life completely and change it for ever. People change careers because they find their current careers boring, monotonies, and unchallenging. There are people who change their careers because they want to try out something new. There are many career changing options available. The industries have become more flexible and are welcoming multi tasking individuals. There are many examples of people who have changed their careers and have been successful at it.
A few important things that one should consider before changing one career are that The fore most thing is to identify the correct reason for which you are changing your a career. There can be many things like friend’s influence, monotonous job, lack of growth opportunities, lack of passion, lack of incentives, etc. Once you understand the basic reason why you want to change your career then you will be in a position to think of the new career options.
The second most important thing is to choose a new career. The choice of the new career should be made according to the job opportunities, the growth option, and the pay packages and last but not the least your passion for the new career. There is no point in changing ones career just for the sake of changing it. One should have a strong enough to change his or her career and then also should be confident of doing well in the new career. Then one should also check out the courses that are on offer for the new career. Taking these courses will help you get a better job in that field and will also be helpful for your growth.
There are many part time courses that are available and can help you change your profession. For, example if an IT professional undergoes a part time course for fashion designing and if he is good at it, then he can change is career and become a fashion designer. If there is commerce graduate and he undertakes computer language courses then he can turn into an IT professional. There are no limitations on which course you can undertake or which sector you can work in, each and every career has some pros and cons. There are also career options like modeling, acting singing, drawing, carpentry, sports, business, stock brokers, etc.
While making a career change decision, you must ensure that you have some financial back up, in case you have to wait for a while before you land the new job. This financial savings back up will also allow you some time to deliberate over the various options and will not force you into making a decision in a hurry. After all, your first career choice may have been influenced by peer pressure, parental insistence or simply something random you thought you would like to try. A career change may be a way to correct some such mistakes or simply a way to experience something new.
Google Tech Talks January 8, 2009 ABSTRACT Stanford Business School Black Alumni Association and Google proudly presents, “A Career Transition Panel: Making a Career Change in an Uncertain Climate”. The current economy is constantly changing under the pressures of a downturn. In the midst of a turbulent job market, this is a critical time to evaluate and manage your career. Even if you are not currently contemplating a change, at some point in your future you may have to jump in the unknown and move from the security of a comfortable situation into uncharted territory in order to pursue your passions. Panelists: Moderator: Linda Parker Pennington, Founder, Parker Pennington Enterprises, LLC Dr. Frank S. Greene, General Partner of New Vista Capital and President of Go-Positive Foundation Stacy Brown-Philpot, Director, Online Sales & Operations, Google LaMar Bunts, Regional Manager, Dell Managed Services Artise Hardy, CEO and President, Sunboule Strategic Ventures
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