So you guys, I just got featured on Andrew Seaman’s LinkedIn Newsfeed! This will mark my thirteenth time being featured as part of a LinkedIn News post. Here’s to more in 2022!
Please check out this fantastic article by LinkedIn.com as part of their weekly News’ Job Search & Careers editorials from Andrew Seaman with our president, Matt Warzel, as a contributor – Pivot like an Olympian
Great topic Andrew! Short term? My best advice for career shifters is to deal with this transition by taking a mental break first…then internalize, realize, and visualize. Try to identify your relevance in terms of value to a prospective employer, internalize on what your passions are and some transferable skills and accomplishments to relay to hiring managers, a solid resume and some email communication templates (or cover letter), and a lot of patience and willpower. A good rule of thumb for the job hunter seeking a new role in a new industry is to identify your transferable skills and portray those first on your LinkedIn profile and resume. Reverse engineer your career path from your ideal job description and see what you have and what needs upskilling.
Think the long game. Have a vision of your dream job. Think of your job drivers. What’s important to you? Time, money, benefits, 401(k), location, product offerings, company image, culture, values, progressive versus traditional setting, remote versus on-location, passionate project opportunities, etc. Each is different for each person. What motivates you? What’s your passion? What can you do that will make you happy in 2 weeks, 3 months, a year?
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