Career Clarity (Part 2):
Navigating Career Change
Target audience: Exiting or retained employees who have taken Part 1 of the Career Clarity Program and decided they want to pursue career change.
Learning objective: To give participants the skills and insights they need to plan for successful career transition.
Participants should finish the course with:
- A plan to investigate jobs that interest them
- Practical strategies for managing the financial and psychological challenges presented by career change
- A high-level map plotting the steps they’d have to take to transition to their new career
- An understanding that career change can be a big, messy, confusing process – and that they will need persistence to see it through.
Length: 60 minutes.
These video clips are excerpts from the full course. To see the full course, please request an online demo.
- Assessing your technical and transferable skills
- Making a shortlist of possible new jobs
- The importance of research in minimising risk
- Talking to people with real-world knowledge about your potential new career
- Getting real-world experience before you make the leap
- Crafting a transition story
- Overcoming fear
- Exiting employees who are confused about their next steps feel confident to start taking action more quickly, which increases take-up of other outplacement services. (This boosts the net promoter score.)
- Retained employees are more confident to make career changes, which boosts their engagement and commitment to the organisation.