Career Change Articles

Articles and Ideas to Help You Succeed

This section of career change articles on the How To Change Careers website is where you will find additional tips, techniques, ideas and strategies to help you when you are thinking of changing careers.

The articles here are written primarily by me, Your Career Change Guide, and they draw on my 25+ years working as a careers professional. This means you can be sure that you will be getting career change advice that is based on the experience of working with many others who have been through the challenges and issues you are now dealing with.

Guest Articles

I occasionally post articles from guest writers to this page. I am very selective about what I add and always ensure that the writer delivers first class, quality information that can make a useful contribution to your career change success.

If you are interested in submitting a Guest Article and you are confident that it is relevant to the visitors to this site, just get in touch with me via my contact page and I will send you more details.

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Making Career Choices

Are you struggling with a range of career choices and you don’t know how to choose?

Many of my career change clients seem to get really stuck when it comes to generating new career ideas for themselves.  They often find it hard to let go of the idea that any new career has got to...  Read more...

I Hate My Job!

Does this sound like you? Do you hate your job with a vengeance? If so, don't just suffer - take some time to find out what you can do about it and then take action. Read more...

Changing Careers Skills - How Networking Can Help

You may think networking is just for slick business types - but you'd be wrong. These days networking is an essential part of your career change toolkit. It is not just about who you know, but who you can get to know through them. Read more...

Career Change Skills - Doing A Personal Skills Audit

Being clear about the skills you have to offer is an essential part of making a successful career change. There are 3 useful ways you can tackle a personal skills audit to explore this issue. Read more...

Exploring New Career Change Options

Are you feeling stuck with your career change? Have you been thinking about a range of jobs and none of them seem quite right?

Read on to find out more about how you can free up your thinking around career change by approaching it from a new angle. Read more...

Midlife Career Change

Is career change in midlife really a possibility for you? Are you already thinking 'I'm too old' or 'it's too late'?

Here are 10 reasons why it can be easier for you than for... Read more...

Myers-Briggs® Personality Profile

I love the Myers-Briggs® personality profile – it is one of my favourite personality assessments. In fact it is one of my favourite tools of any kind for helping career changers work out what will be a better career route for them to follow.

In my work as a career coach, I often find that... Read more...

Career Choices to Interest You

Finding a selection of interesting career choices is one of the many issues that come up with the career change clients I work with. A common refrain is 'I want to do something interesting'

As a career coach that inevitably leads me to ask... Read more...

The 10 Biggest Career Change Mistakes

The 10 biggest career change mistakes are made by many a hopeful career changer – mainly because they just don't know what they are. This is not rocket science, but if you become aware of the pitfalls of career change before you begin, you can avoid... Read more...

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