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Jumpstart Your Career Change

Tips for jumpstarting a career change:

Find the Logical Entry Point

Find a company and role that will allow for a natural transition into your new field (This not always have to be an entry level position).

Network, Network, Network When you're changing careers fields, your resume and past experience are not always useful. For that reason, building your network is even more crucial. Connect with professionals in the field to show your commitment to a career change and find job opportunities. 



Make an Impression 

During interviews, standout by talking up the actions you've taken that prove your commitment to the field and industry knowledge. This can be courses you’ve taken, organizations you’ve joined and events you’ve attended.

Moonlight A great way to start your career change is through volunteer, freelance or part-time positions. This will help you build your resume with real-work experience.

SUCCESS STORY

“The instructors at Career Quest are awesome,” she said. “I couldn’t have done this on my own. They really do set you up to succeed.”

SUCCESS STORY

Career Quest has been such a great experience for me. From staff to students, I have gained some awesome people in my life. I am forever grateful.