Steps to a Smooth Job Change

  Ch-ch-ch-ch CHANGES . . . Turn and face the strange, changes . . . ,” croons David Bowie in his hit song titled the same.   The average person will make this change 9 or more times in their lifetime. It can be a rite of passage from childhood to adulthood or even a change of life passage as we grow older.  It can be an integral part of a mid-life crisis as well. A favorite author/artist of mine, SARK, claims to have made this transition 250 times – admittedly, much more than many of us.   >>How many Read More

7 Transferable Skills – and How To Talk About Them

Regardless of your field, there are several key skills that almost any job requires or values.  They are skills that translate from one type of job into another, regardless of the industry or type of environment. Especially when you want to shift from one job title, department, or field to another, knowing how to market yourself for a new position by focusing on your transferable skills is vital!   Here are a few examples of what are often called ‘transferable skills’ that are valuable to most any employer: Written and verbal communication Computer skills – general familiarity with the internet, a Read More