Midway Career Change — Six Reasons Why

Whether you’re feeling the need for a change of scenery, schedule or job satisfaction, there are many reasons why you may need a midway career reorientation.

When it comes to our careers, many of us still think in terms of a linear path. We start at the bottom and work our way up, eventually reaching the top and then sooner or later retirement.

But what if that’s not for you?

What if you’re feeling restless and want to shake things up? For many people, that’s not just wishful thinking, but rather a jumping off point to changing careers. At least, that seems to be the case according to a recent Indeed survey of U.S. workers, which found that half (49%) of respondents had made a dramatic career switch — for example, from marketing to engineering or from teaching to finance. And it’s not just younger professionals shifting gears like this, but those midway in their careers and beyond.

Let’s explore six reasons why you may want to consider making a change in your career. Keep reading and let us know what you think.

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