Switching careers is always tough, and extra challenging when the world is shifting, and work from home is for many the norm.
Here’s what you can do right now to make the leap.
Changing careers (not jobs, careers) is a big step and it’s natural to have jitters. These feelings tend to be a lot more pronounced under COVID-19. Things you once took for granted — making connections, researching meaningful looking roles, even interviewing — are now done differently and at a safe distance.
In addition, many companies are in a cycle of reinvention. Job openings may be on hold or disappear altogether as companies navigate the post-pandemic economy and adjust to new requirements. Even if a new career looks great today, there’s no guarantee it will look the same at the end of the year.
All that said, you should still actively work on your next career. Here are some tips to help make the transition smoother.
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