It’s Not Your Most Impressive Accomplishments That Get You Hired — It’s This

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator on Unsplash You have 15 seconds to share your top three accomplishments that are relevant to your target job – go! While 15 seconds can feel like a lifetime when holding a plank in Pilates, it’s a relatively short period of time. But if you were in the market for …

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Should I Give Up On My Career Switch?

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash In my experience, most switchers give up on their career dreams too early or for the wrong reasons. Here are some of the causes I’ve noticed: Burnout and frustration from engaging traditional job search strategies that aren’t designed for a career changer (e.g., online applications). Pressure from naysayers who aren’t …

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How To Prove You Can Do The Job, Even Without Direct Experience

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash “Tell me about a time you….” As a career switcher, you may be nervous about getting asked direct questions in an interview about experiences you haven’t had. However, knowing that an interviewer will likely address any obvious gaps in your background, the best thing you can do is prepare in …

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