How are you managing change? Hank Jackson, the Society for Human Resources (SHRM) CEO opened the organization’s national conference last week with comments centered around the pace of change. Explaining that both success and failure can come at break-neck speed, Jackson reminded attendees that being flexible is one way to prepare for change.
Have you thought about how much control you actually have when you look for a job? Your digital footprint is exceptionally important, even more so when you are changing jobs.
Transitioning from one type of job to another is not easy. It’s important to understand how to articulate what you have to offer to a new employer, even if your past work is not exactly the same as what they’d expect for an applicant.
If you’re thinking of a career transition, especially if you are close to the traditional retirement years, there are many issues you’ll want to consider before making a move. During this transition, consider:Â are you actually in the sunrise stage of your career?
It’s a good idea to keep an eye on where your career is going — otherwise, you’ll never end up where you want to be! Are you thinking of making a change? How are you planning to get from where you are to your target opportunity?