A Career Changer's Checklist - 12 Common Sense Questions to Find Your Career: What Is the Expected Life Cycle for What You Want to Do? (Time is Everything!)
Timing, when, how long, life span, selling season, and marketability are key concepts when you are looking for your ideal job/career. They are the easiest to overlook. Many of us want to look past them, but they can be a bottleneck that prevents us from moving forward. So we have to deal with them realistically.
This article discussed the top 10 questions dealing with timing and life cycle issues when changing a career. We also looked at the top 5 strategies for dealing with timing and life cycle issues.
There are no easy answers to the right time to change careers. It is very subjective. You have to be honest with yourself and your circumstances and move forward. If your education or certifications are out of date or not hot, do something about that.
Hopefully having dealt with some of these timing questions has clarified your career path. Write down your thoughts and evaluate them along with your responses to the earlier questions.
I hope many of you will continue to read along and share your thoughts and ideas with me through email at firstname.lastname@example.org, at http://www.3WsCertification.com, and through the comments sections provided by InformIT at the end of each article. I will gladly respond.
Come back next time and we'll look at article 10: "What Do You Need to Get Started? (Laying a Foundation!)"