Defining career change
Before anyone embarks on a significant career reevalution it is important to learn about the "types" of career change...
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When people think of career change they nearly always assume it means a black and white radical decision - one that means they will lose something or somehow be demoted or one where the future is somehow scarier than just leaving the status quo
In reality - career change is more about improving both where you are going professionally and how you get there.
It might require a major overhaul but it might also merely require on or two career planning skills improved.
career planning Medical Forum style is NOT about "leaving" anything.
Some thought provoking career related quotes
Don't assume anything - find out.
Career change might be as much about making changes to you as to the career
Career change is a lot less black and white than most people consider it to be
Changing attitude might at times be more important than changing the job - and may indeed be a prerequisite for making any long lasting, appropriate and effective changes at all to how and where and at what you work.
No time put to career planning generally means no career plan.
Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results could be considered a form of madness.
Questioning ones career path, reengineering it or looking at it differently does not equate invariably to leaving it.