This is the Work Coach Cafe section for career changers or those looking for new jobs. We have pulled together a wide range of resources to help as you consider and research new opportunities.
Learn More About Specific Careers
Learn about over 250 careers – job overview, job requirements, the nature of the work, job conditions, typical education level of people in the job, median salary, and percentage of part-time vs. full-time jobs. [Read more - select a career.]
Learn More About the Career Change Process
What Is a Career Story (and How Can It Help You Find Your New Job)?
What is a career story? Basically, it’s a story you use to weave together the pieces of different jobs or career moves so that, rather than looking flaky or blown about randomly by winds of career fate…[Read more ]
How Transferable Skills Can Help You Change Jobs
So when it comes to job search, career change or new jobs it’s important that YOU really have a firm grasp of what transferable skills are and how you can creatively turn them to your advantage. Just remember…[Read more ]
Stuck in the Slow Career Lane
Here are some possible places for you to focus:
Do you have a college degree?
Is there a particular industry or type of job you’d like to work in?
Do you need to go back to school?
Networking is a great way to help you find new jobs.
Get some other experience.
You need a good resume and cover letter that emphasize your skills…[Read more ]
Do You Let Rules Stop You?
As part of my career transition, I volunteered for a non-profit that provided housing and services for homeless people. I did this not only because it felt good working with an organization I cared about, but also because it helped bridge the gap and show potential employers my commitment to a new direction….[Read more ]