For anyone thinking of transitioning into a totally new career, the very first thing you need to do is make a checklist of all of your strengths and talents. This is a good exercise to get a true read on what you really WANT to do for the rest of your life.
The first step to take once you have made your checklist is to check out multiple resources that can help you to identify what you want to do based on what you are good at. Make a list of potential work options. There are many surveys online that you can take to see what transferrable skills you already have. I also recommend reading the book “What Color Is Your Parachute?” This is the holy grail of career information. These resources can help you find the best fit for your particular interests and talents. (It may sound crazy, but it is actually possible that you are already in the right career path that’s best suited for you. You just may need to find a company that better fits your goals and needs)…Read More