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10 top tips to help you make a successful career move

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It’s not uncommon to feel the job you’re doing is not right and to aspire for a career change in the hope of finding a more fulfilling job. But actually taking the plunge can feel quite daunting – David reveals his steps to help you make that career move.

1. Work out your career motivations

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

2. Exhaust opportunities within your current company

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

3. Learn how others have done it

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

4. Be specific, not generic

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

5. Search based on your goals

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

6. Know your target jobs

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

7. Be gradual about your move – it doesn’t have to be radical

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

8. Be strategic about moving from your current to your dream job

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

9. Map out the available and suitable employers

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

10. Be patient

Make sure you cover all types of jobs which allow you to focus on your strengths and aspirations, including areas you may not have originally considered. For instance, your initial interest in journalism may suggest you are interested in an intellectual environment or in creative writing. Why not also consider a script writer for radio? Being open to options around your goals will help you put together a list of most appropriate jobs for your career change.

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