05 Oct How to Switch Careers Even if You Think It’s Impossible
By Paul Schrodt on www.money.com
If you’re thinking about shifting careers, you’re far, far, far from alone. In fact, it’s becoming the new normal: 49% of people say they’ve made a dramatic career switch, according to a recent Indeed survey. Millennials in particular are virtually turning it into a hobby: Gallup found in 2016 that 21% of those in the generation said they’d changed jobs within the past year, more than three times the number of non-millennials who reported the same.
That doesn’t mean the pivot is easy, especially when you’re reaching for a very different line of work. Add a pandemic and a volatile job market, and it can feel nearly impossible for some of us to consider suddenly adopting a new profession.
But the current recession is also an opportunity to zoom out on the bigger picture. Whether you’ve been unsatisfied in your career path or your job seems risky in the moment this might be a time to map out a future that’s both satisfying and potentially financially rewarding.
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