Career change advice: How to change your career
  
Expert advice to prepare for a career change
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Expert advice to prepare for a career change


How to prepare for a career change

You need to assess the upheavals that a caeer change will undoubtedly cause (salary, stability, anxiety, fulfillment, etc.) and you need to anticipate what pitfalls could lie ahead!

Such a project requires special attention and lots of preparation. Yves Deloison, a specialist in issues related to career changes, shares his expert advice for a successful change of profession.

First and foremost, you need to:

  • "Identify the reasons that motivate your need for change. Why aren't you fulfilled in your job? Be introspective and determine your most profound feelings."
  • "Take a look at the alternative solutions. Before embarking on a radical career change, check if alternative solutions exist: internal transfer opportunities in your company, potential for professional evolution, starting your own business, or even investing in projects that go beyond the professional sphere..."


Women in Focus Editor
03/09/2012
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