“A career transition is not a rash move. They can take three to five years,” said Hannon.
The first step is making sure you are not making the switch out of boredom or frustration. We all have challenging days (or weeks) at work, but that doesn’t always mean you need a new career.
Career transition is a process. No rash moves. Don’t get hung up on the daunting thought that you’re reinventing your career. You’re redeploying your skills.
Last fall, Jan Culp jumped at a chance to join “Encore Enthusiasts,” a new group of 10 women in Seattle who meet monthly to brainstorm about career transitions. She had spent the past 15 years working for small nonprofits as a fundraiser and grant writer and was now self-employed after a layoff. Culp, 60, figured […]