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How to change careers

Updated: Nov 23, 2020

This guide will teach you how to change careers while minimizing the amount of agony involved.

Why should you care?

In today's world, companies are getting disrupted. Organizations are experiencing budget cuts. Responsibilities are getting consolidated. Job roles are getting scarcer. Even entire industries are getting remolded. Or on a less doomsday note, you might simply be looking for change.


Part 1: Figure out what you want to do next
Part 2: Prepare for common problems
Part 3: Take steps to move forward

What do I know about changing careers?

In a span of 10 years, I have been paid to be a:

  • Legislative aide

  • Public health fellow

  • Contract researcher

  • User experience designer / Product designer

  • Business Analyst / Product manager

As you can see, I've been through the journey a few times.


Continue to Part 1: Figure out what you want to do next

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