The following article by Caroline Rodrigue may be of interest to those clients looking for a career change.
Are you interested in making a career change but you’re feeling a bit paralyzed because you’ve never done that before? Like never ever?
If you’ve been in the same job (or with the same organization) for most of your working life, it can be downright scary to consider a job search. And sure, things have changed in the last 10, 20, or 30 years, but that doesn’t mean you can’t adapt and thrive!
Here are some tips for embracing a first-time job change and how to celebrate your new chapter.
Embracing change, for the first time
You’ve invested a lot of yourself into this one organization because you thought that, perhaps you’ll retire from the desk you’re sitting at right now. But things change and for whatever reason, you’re ready to move on.
The road ahead is unknown, and overcoming social stigmas of what is age- or life-stage appropriate may be challenging, so keep your eyes on the prize and embrace the chance to change it up! An opportunity to reinvent yourself is worth a few ruffled feathers.
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