Mentoring and Development Training: Career Transitions and Professional Development
As your work and personal circumstances change, you may self-reflect and review your career goals or your life direction. This could result in you deciding you need more skills. In order for you to transition into a new career and you will need some additional professional development.
A transition is the close of one life stage and shift in career path, and the process of finding and moving into a new career.
Your career transition may be voluntary as you consciously decide to make the decision to make a change. It may start years before you actually take the first step.
Or your transition can be involuntary. as your organisation downsizes and globalises with your job moving overseas. This may result in you being retrenched. Retrenchment is often difficult for you and your family because it impacts on your psychological well-being. For instance, the retrenchment often causes a loss of self-confidence and self-esteem. Which in turn may affect your belief that you are a failure to your family.
The course will support you to explore career options to transition to your next step and provide you with confidence to create career success.
The career transition and professional development course aim to support your career vision. It will further support you while you explore career options to transition to your next step. Learn to manage your setbacks, and then move toward your new career goal.
With work being central in our life, new ways of work are emerging. The 9-5 workday is only one option. From the late 20th century and early 21st century, there is a growing trend to multiple careers, and a range of employment patterns to balance work and personal commitments.
Concurrent multiple careers
Workers with concurrent multiple careers work at two careers simultaneously, with one career being dominant, or to pursue a creative need. Often, such careers are also regarded as a “hyphenated” professional identity.
Read more… Careers in the 21st Century
Life is an echo
Career transition is the close of one life stage and shift in career path, and the process of finding and moving into a new career. For some, the transition may be voluntary as individuals consciously make the decision to make a change. It may start years before taking the first step.
For others, a transition can be involuntary as organisations downsize or globalise and move jobs overseas. This sees employee retrenchment which is often difficult for individuals and their families. It impacts on an individual’s psychological well-being that results in loss of confidence and self-esteem.
Read more… How to Conquer Career Transition