You have spent several years in the workforce and at different times in your life have decided to either change careers or consider a career change. Perhaps you have an idea or concept of what you want to do in the career you are considering but you are not sure if it is where you want to go or what you need to do to get there.
Do you not know where to begin?
Maybe you are not excited and motivated with your present work on the job or maybe you have been promoted in your organization to a position at such a busy time with lots of tasks to complete. Whatever situation you are in, you may be reluctant to step out of your comfort zone.
What do you need to do?
What if you find yourself lost in the darkness of the Internet? Should you leave?
If you are one of those people who are questioning whether a career change is the right thing to do, you need to answer a couple of questions:
If you still feel strongly about changing careers or thinking that a career change is the right thing to do but you do not have the direction but to leave your current job, I suggest that you will not move forward at this moment.
Is it a time to do something different?
What new things have you experienced – right now?
How often will you be able to incorporate that new experience into everyday living?
Are the issues/questions related to “WHY” you want to work? If so, what stronger “WHEN” impact are you going to find once you make a career change?
If it is a change of direction which is most pressing, you should evaluate every aspect of it as soon as possible and make a choice. Remember the questions stated in this article are very important to help you move forward in solving your problem or changing “why”.
I also highly recommend to you that you look to solid career support during this time. Since so many people are making a career change, you need to focus on doing things right so when you make choices, you can be sure, you are making wise choices. After you make your choice and accept it, do not be afraid to make adjustments along the way.
Your current employer may be a great support and at the same time can be filled with anxiety.
You do not need to make a life-changing decision to take action (which will possibly kill your career). Do not be afraid to ask for help from your supervisor.
Do not come back to the same position.
Should you change employers you have your own problems to deal with and may have feelings of inadequacy.
Do Not get caught up in anything negative regarding your services or products that that have happened in the past. This is not necessarily the best choice since you are still in control.
Consider taking the next 30 minute to work on a project that would give you a boost even if it is unpleasant. That project could rekindle your enthusiasm for work. The goal is to broaden your niche.
If you are spending too much time on social media sites on the Internet, get an evaluation of your outdated thinking of what others lack instead of jumping to a new complaint.A very smart thing to do is to read recent publications in your profession or keep on top of industry news. If it makes sense, implement these new ideas into your existing work.
Ask yourself or talking with someone you know, how you can improve or develop your existing skills and perform activities or projects to update and maintain them.
Make a list of similar activities, even though you may be not excited to get involved.
Match the activities you are doing to yourRenewing Your Skills exercisegoals. I suggest taking a more frequent time when you do this.