First steps

People decide to change careers for a variety of reasons, including:

  • dissatisfaction with their current job
  • a shift in interests, career goals or values
  • the desire for a more flexible lifestyle

Whatever the reason or motivation, there are some things you can consider to help make any transition to a new career go as smoothly as possible, including:

Managing your personal brand

Many businesses want to know if an applicant's core values match their own when assessing job applications.

To help them do this, they often explore the social media profiles of applicants to get a broader idea of the personality and interests of the person applying.

How do your social media profiles shape up?