Making A Career Change?

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Career changes can a difficult and scary, but with the right amount of research and preparation, it is a perfect opportunity for personal growth. If you wish to switch careers there is a lot that needs to be taken into account. 

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Though it could seem like a easy thing, there is a lot that come with changing your career. It requires a good amount of research and understanding before you can just simple switch fields. This is a major opportunity for personal growth.

First you need to be 100% sure you want to make the change. It is easy for us to be influenced and persuaded by things like family and and friends, and the main one of course money. if you know for sure that the career you're changing into is something you aren't going to be able to fully commit to or aren't going to enjoy than the change might not be worth it. Make sure you are prepared and wanting the career change that you'll be making before you make it. 

Do a good amount of research before fully committing. Know the issues that come with the career and understand the kind of external forces that will be playing a role in the career. Understand the duties and the tasks that need to be fulfilled before making the change. You might find that there could be similarities to you old job that you would prefer to avoid, but be sure to research the position before hand. 

One of the main things to make sure of before committing to a career changes is making sure there are opportunities. If you there aren't many opportunities, you might find yourself is a worse off positions, so make sure there are good opportunities before you commit to the career change. 

Understand the reasons behind the change, there are many reasons why one would consider changing their career. Here are some of the reasons: 

  • Lack of motivation
  • Change in personality or Growth
  • Hostile working environment
  • Personal values
  • Skills shortage

If you are sure that you are ready to commit to a career change and you have the potential to thrive in that career than do your research, consider all the factors and prepare yourself.  One must always remember that this is an essential decision to make if a person wants to grow professionally. 

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