Defining career change
Before anyone embarks on a significant career reevalution it is useful to realise that change can encompass many different "styles'
Change is covered in more detail in our eworkbook "Easy career change - good career choice".
When people think of career change they nearly always assume it means am either/or radical decision. They fear losing something or that it means they are being demoted or that the future is somehow scarier than just leaving the status quo. It is so true though that making no decision is also - a decision!
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 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 scary 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.