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Start with your why
Before you start making your escape plans from your current gig, there are several questions you should ask. There are too many stories making rash and hurried decisions about future plans without the uncertainty of how the change will feel. Hannah Morgan provides six questions you should ask yourself before you leave your current job. Don’t forget you can’t do this by yourself without the help of others who can support you.
Navigate the hidden job market with these tips
Yes, the job market is reporting solid numbers below 5%, still, you’re looking for the right opportunity and not just anything. Instead of spending your time on job boards, learn to look for unadvertised and unposted opportunities. Much of the article aren’t telling you secrets you have learned from blogs like this one. Your network is the best job search commodity you’ll need to build and build up. We can’t state how important your engagement is in doing your part in helping others.
This is how you navigate a career change
Angela Taylor broke through the arduous Google hiring process to get an HR job.
She took some free online courses.
Moved to take community college courses
Volunteered to learn some coding on her own for work.
Angela took classes at Stanford University.
Google authorized 20% of her time to work on coding projects and eventually, made her way to become an engineer for her company. Learn the whole story here.