Complete the ‘Career Change Types & Degree of Difficulty Exercise’ below.
This is a short exercise however it is important to understand the degree of time and effort involved in making different types of career changes.
Having additional insight into what is involved may lead to you including or discounting certain career paths that were of interest.
Career Change Types & Degree of Difficulty
When considering making a career change, pivot or job change it is important to consider the degree of time and difficulty the change will involve. View the table below and consider what is involved for your situation.
What change are you looking to make, and what is the degree of difficulty involved?
Similar Industry: when thinking about ‘similar industry’ consider the supply chain of what industries you have had experience in and what other industries are connected to this supply chain. For example, if you consider aviation, many sectors are relevant from transport and logistics through to engineering, safety etc. Take time to map out the supply chain of the industries where you have worked in the past.
Similar Job: a ‘similar job’ would be those that sit within a similar job group / classification for example – Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, National Sales Manager, Sales Representative, Area Manager, Client Service Manager etc.