Turning a job transition into a career building move – Part 1 : Changing Organizations

In today’s fast-paced world jobs are no longer for life. Career moves are part of the journey and even recommended as a way to grow your skills and experience. Millennials and iGens are known to hold 2-3 parallel jobs and thrive in them. In the course of your career, you are likely to encounter multiple job transitions. Some of the transitions will be voluntary, others enforced by circumstances. How you manage a job transition can become a defining factor for you and your career. When handled well a job transition can become a building block in your career. Job transitions broadly fall into 4 categories: Changing your organization–  Where you move from one organization to another. Changing your industry – Where you shift to a new and often unknown industry. This could also include moving from a job to running a business or vice-versa. Role changes -where you move laterally or vertically with the same organization. Career breaks– when you take time off either to introspect or manage life or career changes like layoffs, industry decline, maternity, illness, family situations, etc. In this blog, we will focus on moving from one organization to another. Challenges of moving from one organization to another Typical……

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