Category Archives: Alternative Careers

Purposeful and serendipitous networking: Step 3 in an alternative career search

Combining research and smart networking to learn about potential career paths can create powerful momentum. Purposeful (in person): After you know a little bit about an industry and have your four questions (Step 2) in hand, go to a professional … Continue reading

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Research: Step 2 in an alternative career search

Because life does not come with GPS, research is a critical component of an alternative career search because itĀ helps create your roadmap. There are three key research tasks: (1) define your terms; (2) learn about other jobs; and (3) explore … Continue reading

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Self-Assessment: Step 1 in an alternative career search

  You, and only you, can decide what you want to do with your life. The minute you decide that you are ready for a change, you will ask Where are the jobs? STOP. Self-assessment is the most important part … Continue reading

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Feeling trapped? Take 5 steps toward an alternative career

Feeling trapped? Take 5 steps toward an alternative career. If just one of the following is elements of dissatisfaction has ever buzzed in your brain, you may be ready begin. ElementsĀ of dissatisfaction I knew when I came to law school … Continue reading

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