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Take The Plunge: How To Make A Career Change
The idea of changing your career is never an easy one. However, job satisfaction is just as important as how much you earn. After all, with so much of our time spent at work, it makes sense that we do something that we love.
Here at AdView, we have a variety of jobs on our website, ready and waiting for you to apply. To go along with this, we have put together our guide on how to take the plunge and go for a change in career.
Why Do You Want to Change Your Career?
Before you can start to change your career, it is a good idea to think about why you want to make the move. Ask yourself the following questions:
- What is it that you really don’t like about your business?
- Are you tired of the company that you work for, or the industry as a whole?
- Can you fix the problem without changing your career?
Another good approach is to write down all the pros and cons of your current role as this can help you to figure out what the problem is and why you want to move on. Equally, it could help you to realise that you can fix the problem without having to leave at all.
Think About Your Strengths and Passions
The last thing that you are going to want to do is to change your career, for you to end up regretting the move. That is why you should take the time to think about your own strengths, interests and passion. Whilst you know that work is not always going to be fun, if you have a career that you are going to be passionate at, as well as perhaps being suited to your strengths, then you are much more likely to succeed.
Set Out a Plan
Once you have decided is a career change is right for you, then you need to set out a plan. This will help you to not only think about what you need to do, but also will guide you to where you want to be in the future. If you are not sure what is the right path to take, then it makes sense to speak to other people who are in the same career, as they may be able to advise you where to start. Not only this, but you can also use this as a networking opportunity, helping you to get a foot in the door and find out where there are possible openings.
If you want to make sure that you never miss the right job vacancy for you, then take a look at our Jobs by Email alert page. Here you will find a place to sign up and receive notification of all of the great jobs we have to offer. In no time at all you will be on the fast track to a job that you are going to love.