When going through a career transition or deciding what career path to follow in the future, it’s not enough to simply know what a job involves. It’s vital to investigate factors such as job availability depending on location, likely salary and what the future holds for that type of job role. So here are 3 great websites that can help you in your job search...read more
You may have noticed that I have a silhouette of an eagle on my kickstart careers logo. There is a reason for this and if you are considering a career transition, may I suggest that there is a great deal that we can learn from this majestic bird of prey......read more
In order to find out your ideal work it's important that you're able to answer these 3 questions in this order:
1. Who am I?2. What do I want?3. How do I get it?
However, although there are proven steps you can take in order to find the answers to these questions, the one thing in my experience that stops potential career transitioners (is that a real word?) from making successful progress is their limiting beliefs. It could be beliefs they have about themselves or beliefs they have about the world of work. This is an issue I tackle with my clients very early on in the process. Here are 10 beliefs I often hear...
1. No one really loves their job
2. My family and friends will think I'm crazy
3. I'll be throwing away my years of experience
4. I can't afford a drop in salary
5. I don't have any transferable skills
6. I'm safe...read more