As you launch into the New Year, one of the most common things to do is
to spend some time evaluating what you can do to improve your life in
the coming year. One of the major things people identify is changing how
they earn a living. Given the economic situation, changing careers in
2012 won't be easy, but it can launch you in a new direction that will
improve your life for many years to come. Follow these three tips to
successfully change your career in 2012.
Whether you work in an office or for yourself, you may have to make frequent presentations to
clients, potential partners and other stakeholders. Being able to
communicate your message effectively is a necessary skill that must be developed and
honed. This can be achieved through the use of certain techniques such as finding out the needs of your audience.
You’re in line for a great job, but the interview isn’t going well. The
questions you are being asked are not only making you uncomfortable but
many of them are illegal. There is a way to handle these types of
situations, says employment expert Aaron Boyce of the Sacramento Stride
Center, a non-profit educational organization that provides computer
training and business development to primarily low income people.
Are you able to see the big picture while monitoring small details? Do
you have the ability to work with a team yet feel comfortable spending
time alone going over schedules and budgets? Can you assume a leadership
role and build consensus among different people with varying needs and
agendas? Do you thrive in a deadline-driven environment? If your answer is yes to the above, then perhaps a career in project management is for you.