Often people can feel stuck in their job. Having worked in their particular industry for so long, they
begin to feel so comfortable that it becomes boring. But this comfort also acts as a reason for people
not to make a change. If you are bored with your career path, don’t be scared to change it. Changing
career path has been done many times before by many different people. Use these six tips in order
to successfully change your career.
More Than One Chance
Often people think that you only get one chance to make a career change. This isn’t the case. If you
have already changed your professional path once and find yourself bored with it, then change
again! Do whatever makes you happy. There will be risks with any career change but don’t let them
put you off doing it. Use all the tools at your disposal to make the decisions necessary to your
Take a Gradual Approach
Like most things, change is smoother if it happens over time and isn’t rushed. You may feel the need
to take a radical approach and change your career in an instant. But this might not be the best idea.
Plan out what you are going to do first. Maybe study things about your potential new career in your
spare time? Having a gradual approach to change your career will make the process much smoother.
It will also make it easier to make changes along the way.
Keep Your CV Short & Sweet
A lot of people will try and pack the most information they can into their CV. But realistically they
should be one or two pages at the most. When employers are reading through CV’s they often don’t
have enough time to read it all in detail and will browse across it. Put in the things that make you
seem most impressive.
Have Belief in Yourself
Changing your career isn’t going to work if you don’t believe that you can do it. There is going to be
big change in your life if you go ahead with it. You need to be mentally prepared for what is going to
happen next. Keep saying and thinking to yourself that it’s going to happen.
Change Your Career: Network
Network with the right people. Networking with people that are in the sector that you want to move
in to will give you a good idea of the industry as well as building connections. This will make the
process much easier as you will have people you can contact who can answer any questions you may