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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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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, The Immigrant Worker

How To Make Your Work Experience Count: To Study Or Not?

Every experience we go through in life is a lesson and no matter how much we may think there might have been some mistakes somewhere, it shouldn’t be seen that way. This is a lesson I have learned time and over again.

Career growth and planning has fascinated me for the most part of my life. One question I often receive is: “Zinny, I am about to immigrate, should I study or just find a job?”

The next question I most likely ask is: “what would you want to do career wise? Do you want to go ahead practicing what you already do in your home country or would you rather change career?”

Whatever your answer to that question is should help determine next steps. However, from my discussion with some readers who ask me this question, I have realized that most aren’t necessarily sure what they want to do next and even if they want a career change, they aren’t sure how to go about it and how to gain or grow work experience.

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Career Change

Top Signs That You Are Ready For A Career Change

Your career is quite possibly going to be one of the main influencing factors in your life and you may also need to make a change sometimes. If you don’t take your career seriously or if you don’t put the time and effort into making sure that your career is on the right track then it won’t do you any favors for the future.

You may find that you aren’t as happy as you could be and you may also find that you struggle with your own finances as well. The problem is that a lot of people aren’t happy in their lives in general but they aren’t able to quite pinpoint why.

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