Aug 23, 2017
Do you fantasize about reinventing your career? On this episode of Find Your Dream Job, we find out what it takes to completely change your career path, and why so many people want to give up on corporate life and open a bed and breakfast. Guest expert Kathy Caprino shares a roadmap for finding the right direction for your career.
Kathy takes a holistic approach to career change, encouraging people to understand themselves and their motivations, and to be patient. She shared 5 steps to a successful career change:
Kathy Caprino is a career and personal success coach, writer, speaker and leadership developer dedicated to the advancement of women worldwide.
Everyone has a different way to
describe themselves and what they like to do. The
Cluster Interest Survey,
created by Minnesota State University, lets you rate activities you
enjoy, your personal qualities, and school subjects you like. Then
you can see which career clusters are a match for your
You’ll answer 152 different yes/no questions about specific interests, activities, personal qualities, and education. It only takes about 10 minutes to complete because all you’re doing is checking off boxes for traits that relate to you. This process can help you get clear on the right career - or type of job - that works best for you.
This week’s listener question is a relatable one for folks looking to relocate. Becky and the team address this question from Seth Richardson, of New York City:
“Hi, this is Seth from New York City. I am in the process of relocating to Portland. Can you give me some advice on how to get my resume noticed from across the country when I can’t always be there in person to make the face-to-face connection?”
These segments are sponsored by Mac’s new book, Land Your Dream Job Anywhere. The book offers practical, actionable, and proven tools to help you get clear about your career goals, find hidden jobs, and ace your next interview. Get the first chapter of this useful resource free.
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Opening and closing music for Find Your Dream Job provided by Freddy Trujillo, www.freddytrujillo.com.