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Career Change

How to Prepare Yourself for a New Career

In a competitive job market, it can be challenging to make yourself a valuable prospect to potential employers and ace that job interview. This can come with many ups and downs, and when you’re struggling to find a job, you are sure to get more rejection than acceptance. 

This is enough to get anybody down, no matter how ambitious or motivated they are. But, it can also help you understand whether your chosen career is right for you. If you’re struggling to find work, there is always the option to change careers. A career change is bound to be intimidating, but there are several ways you can prepare yourself for a new career. 

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Immigrant's Story
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, The Immigrant Worker

The Changing Job Market: An Immigrant’s Story

While contemplating becoming an immigrant in Canada, I decided to move for several reasons and if I’m being honest, I had to consider whether my career will still be in line. 

Thankfully, I was already certain that I didn’t want to go ahead with practicing law so that was out of the way – no need for re-evaluation, articulation, re-examination, re-qualification and believe me, I was excited.

But choosing a career also bothered me a great deal. I didn’t want to start one that I will detest, another life where I feel trapped in a career that I didn’t enjoy and I knew would dwindle in the long run. One where I felt like I wasn’t making use of my passions and talents.

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