Building a new career identity isn’t a quick and easy process; it takes some critical thinking and research. Career coaches can help you uncover what excites you, and reveal strengths and transferable skill sets. Books such as What Color is Your Parachute and StrengthsFinder provide similar support.
And once you figure out what you want to do? It’s time to officially launch “You, Version 2.0.” Many people dread overhauling their résumés, but it’s especially important to do so thoughtfully if you’re trying to leap into a new field. You need to successfully convey the experience, abilities and expertise that you bring from your old line of work to your new. Here are some guidelines to follow: [More]
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