If you are thinking of changing your career, this may not be the first time. Most people change their careers several times in their lifespan, and the frequency of this happening is increasing. Some are forced to change. Others choose to change. Some are looking for more meaningful work, or a brighter future.
Regardless of your reasons, you want to take the time and make the effort to ensure that you make a decision that works for you.
You will make your best decisions when you follow three guiding principles:
Know what is important to you .
What kind of work is attractive to you?
Be clear about what you expect from or require of a job.
This is about understanding yourself; your personal values, unique skills, and abilities.
This can be a challenge on your own.
Know Your Options
Learn about jobs that is most likely to meet your expectations.
Examine what you know about work, different learning and career paths.
Make no assumptions as you learn about each one.
Make a Good Decision
Engage with unbiased scientific methods and qualified professionals when decision making.
Consider consulting a qualified career counsellor.
Remember – Do NOT allow your job dissatisfactions to go unresolved for long – It is important to work out a solution if your job is making you unhappy.
A job for life and job security is a thing of the past. However, what many people don’t realise, is that they can enjoy career security. The focus is on positive planning and making informed choices to motivate you – particularly at times of transition.
Perhaps you are confused about college courses and employment prospects? Do you want some clear straightforward advice enabling you to make the right moves? If you can identify with the above questions you could benefit from some high quality career guidance from a qualified career guidance professional.
Career security is when you can pick up new and good jobs quickly. You can enjoy career security if:
Career Confidence offers a program that will help
Career Confidence takes you through a structured individual process to help you decide what is most likely to bring you job satisfaction and therefore success. If you enjoy your work, you have a much greater chance of being successful. The process also helps to build confidence and a positive attitude because you know where you’re going.
If you have found an area that you would like to work in but you’re not really confident about how best to set about it, we can help you.
If you are not sure what you are going and would like a career plan – give us a call.
Based on research and the experience of professional career specialists, here are some recommendations:
We all know that the world of work is changing – there are now jobs we could never have dreamt up. And there are new work areas every other day.
These are changes are not just what we do but also how we do it. And then there is the added concern – job security may be a thing of the past.
What many people don’t realise, however, is that they can enjoy ‘career security’ when they learn how to reinvent themselves.
Career security is when you know you are doing what you are good at, can pick up new and good jobs quickly and it feels right.
Career security is:
Career Confidence provides face-to-face coaching, training, and resources to assist you develop your career goals. Understanding what you are good at and what naturally interests you will get results. You can use this information to work out strategies to win at interviews, and to maintain your positivity at work.
After-all – there is nothing better than loving what you do!
Marie – a student client – felt so optimistic after the session that her mother, Joan, decided it was her turn and engaged in a consultation! I was very chuffed to have the opportunity to work with Marie’s mother ( and she was not the first mother either!). She decided that she needed to be able to do a few things and needed some balance. So she concentrated on building a yoga practice while also going to college – for the first time to study psychology!