Sometimes it’s hard to believe, but it IS possible to turn your passion into a career. Here’s some evidence in the form of six very successful people who did just that!
Layoffs, downsizing, and “rightsizing” are a common occurrence these days, and often they happen without rhyme nor reason.
Underneath the huge list of questions, there are three things employers really want to know (but won’t say out loud).
Read on for some great ways to be ready to answer these questions in whatever form they may appear.
When you’re willing to begin where you are, go with what you know, take steps to build a following, and commit to a project, it can take off and fill a need not only for your followers, but also for you.
Is there a project you’ve been thinking about? Where might you begin?
Searching for the “perfect” job?
One thing to consider is whether this company might be a good fit for you in terms of growth. Is there room to explore different options within the company so that you can stay excited and energized about your work?
Here are some things to consider and some great questions to ask as you interview.
Finding herself (not unexpectedly) laid off, this young woman could have laid down with her tail between her legs, dog tired, and cowered in the corner.
Instead, she perked up and realized it for the opportunity it was – a chance to make her part-time venture a full-time career, and one that she loves at that!
Turns out she was a lucky dog after all!!
One big clue that it’s time for a career switch comes in the form of repetitive thoughts of “I just don’t care…” Odds are at one point in your current job you cared … you may have even cared a lot – about the work, about the goals, about the mission you were on. When this fizzles out, it is likely time for a change.
The good news is you’ve noticed! And, more good news — you don’t have to stay stuck on a path just because you put yourself there years ago – get yourself back to caring!
Got a gut feeling that it may be time to make a move to a new career?
Here are some signs to help give you a little more clarity – take a minute to check it out and see where you land.
As a new year is on the horizon, this might be the perfect time to start putting some things in place and finding the support you need for whatever changes are in order.
Notice things are feeling a little stale at work?
Not really ready to leap?
Here are some signs it might be time to start thinking about what’s next and some steps you can take starting now.
The best time to be thinking about your next job is before you need it, while you are still employed.
Start now by exploring some of these ideas that will better prepare you for if and when the day comes to make a change.
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