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Video Blog – How Can I Change Careers

In this job search Q&A, I answer Gina’s question about how to choose among different options for reinventing her career, including going back to school, starting a business, or looking for a job:

3 key points:

Decide first what career you want — industry, function, geography;

Experiment with smaller, cheaper, less disruptive options — one class v. an entire degree; one project v. an outright business;

Thinking about an ideal career will not make it so; you need to test different ideas.