Whether it's a move to a new company, a complete career
change, returning to work after raising children, a jump to retirement or a
company downsizing or closing, your career transition is tedious and challenging.
At Career Pro Resume Center, Inc. we have established strong relations
with Certified Career Coaches. Working with a Career Coach is the best short term investment for your
future. You will create a job search
strategy that matches your skills and goals to the current job market or find
a new career path to gain greater satisfaction and provide unbiased advice.
a member of the Association of Career Professionals International-Greater
Philadelphia Network we recommend Certified Career Coaches… then we will partner
with you to prepare your job search tools—Resume, Cover Letter, LinkedIn
Profile, Personal Statement and Bio.
Here are steps to make a smooth transition from where you
are to where you want to be.
First, think through your career and
where you are now. Start off with CAR (Situation, Task Action and Result) statements.
This is the first exercise to help you evaluate your decision to switch jobs. Review
your career and write down your accomplishments
in a CAR format.
Challenge – What challenge were you faced with?
Action – What action(s) did you take?
Results – What resulted from your action(s)? What benefits
did the employer see afterward?
accomplishments creates a strong strategic message. Then you need a plan of
action with short and long term goals. You have to know what you want and how
you can reach your career goals.
to ask yourself.
How long will
it take to transition?
Do I have to
and skills do I need?
Do you want to
work full or part time?
You need to
research, network and then do more research. You have to identify your transferable
skills and training needs.
Networking is always important whether you're just starting out or late in your
career. Most everyone knows at least a hundred people. Write down the folks that you know--- not just friends and family …
include the people you know and trust… health care professionals, neighbors,
colleagues, barber or stylist … the list goes on and on.
Reach out to
professional associations in your area and follow companies and leaders on LinkedIn.
Decide on a plan.
Prepare to feel
need a Certified Career Coach to assist you with the next step of your career or
have picked your target…
You call. We Write. You Succeed.
Contact us today and we will introduce you to a Certified Career
Coach that will meet your needs!