Have you reached that point in your career where you’re no longer feeling fulfilled, but you feel stuck where you’re at? You may have no idea what you want to do, but you know what you’re doing isn’t quite it. It’s not uncommon for people to reach a point in their career where they are seeking more meaning and purpose from their work.
Then you start to review your pay, your work experience, your education, and you think that you need to stay put because there is too much risk on the line. You don’t want to take a pay cut and you don’t even know where to start when it comes to changing industries. It’s tough to be in a situation where you feel like you have golden handcuffs and you can’t possibly make enough money to support your family doing work that you truly love.
The good news is you’re not stuck. Making a career pivot is possible for you if you’re willing to put in the time and work. We are going to talk about exactly how to do that on today’s episode.
Today’s guest is Lynda Spiegel founder of Rising Star Resumes. Lynda has over 14 years leading HR, Recruiting, and hiring top talent in a variety of industries. Lynda helps her clients develop their professional brand in order to get noticed by hiring managers and recruiters.
In her role as a career coach, Lynda works with mid-career professionals who oftentimes looking to make a career transition from one field to another. Because of this, she has a lot of experience on what it takes to make a career pivot.
Lynda is going to share the truth about what it really takes for someone to make a career pivot that many career experts won’t tell you.
In this episode you will learn:
- How to go about assessing your next career pivot
- Advice for those afraid of leaving behind tons of experience and pay
- The most important factors to a successful career pivot
- How to evaluate if a career pivot is realistic
Learn more about Lynda Spiegel:
Check out her website Rising Star Resumes
Connect with Lynda on LinkedIn