Are you one of the 13% of people who consider that they are in the right job? Or, more likely, are you one of the 87% who know that their work isn’t ideal for them but put up with it? Sometimes people unhappily endure a career that isn’t right for them for the whole of their working life, and tolerate the consequences of unhappiness and frustration. Others decide to make a career change, but sadly they make mistakes in how they do this.
I consider the Number 1 mistake is trying to do it all on your own, without consulting a career professional to guide you. However many people change their work direction without support, and in this article 7 Surprisingly Common Career Change Mistakes to Avoid Ilya Pozin (@ilyaneversleeps) gives you an insight into what not to do if you decide to make a career change.
[Updated 11 April 2019]