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Why a Career Change Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

Are you thinking about making a career move? Maybe it’s to another company. Maybe it’s starting a business. Maybe it’s changing careers altogether. Maybe you’re still thinking about it.

 

Whatever career change you are contemplating, one thing is for sure: It’s scary. Why? Studies show that we humans are uneasy — if not downright terrified — of the unknown. We are much more comfortable knowing what to expect. If we could simply know what would happen if we made that career change, life would be so much easier, right? Unfortunately, life doesn’t work that way, and modern-day careers definitely don’t work that way either. Today’s climate of constant change requires us to be in charge of our careers and is often encased in the unknown. As Stephen Covey reminds us: “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

 

So how can you minimize the fear of the unknown, release yourself from the paralysis that comes with overthinking, and actually make your vision for your career a reality?

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5 Things You Need To Know Before An Interview

It's showtime! Are you ready? You better be.

Did you know statistics show that 33% of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they will hire someone? Yikes.

The number one strategy for interview success is preparation. Being well prepared takes some work on your part, but you will feel far better in the hot seat coolly sharing your answers to those oh-so-tough questions.

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