10 Steps to Successfully Changing Your Career
Find out as much as much as you can about those fields and reach out to personal contacts in those sectors for informational interviews.
A good source of contacts for informational interviewers is your college alumni career network. LinkedIn is another great resource for finding contacts in specific career fields of interest.
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Carefully evaluate your individual strengths, lifestyle preferences, passions, work style, and financial needs.
Know both who you are as a person and who you desire to become as a professional. Take a careful inventory of your current career values, interests, skills, and personal qualities.
Internships and part-time jobs are an excellent way to sample a field of interest.
They provide the opportunity to perform some of the job functions, observe others work, and evaluate the “real world” workplace environment.
It involves using personal, professional, academic or familial contacts to assist with a job search, achieve career goals, or learn more about your field, or another field you'd like to work in.
make sure you know who is who, where they work, and how to get in touch.
Time to give serious thought to this life-shaping question: What exactly are you going to do with the rest of your life? There has never been a better time than right now to change the course of your life and that means changing your career.