Here’s what Miriam Salpeter of US News has to say…
Job searching is challenging for everyone, but experienced job seekers, especially those who realize they want to change their career tracks, may face special challenges. Marc Miller, career design specialist with Career Pivot (careerpivot.com) and author of Repurpose Your Career—A Practical Guide for Baby Boomers, suggests these five key steps to follow when making a career change:
1. Decide what you want. “Know thyself” may sound like a cliché, but it’s crucial if you want to make sure you find a role where you’ll be happy. Avoid moving from one job or career to another before you narrow down how you want to spend your working hours. For example, ask yourself if autonomy is crucial, or if using your creativity is most important.
Read full article: 6 Tips for Making a Successful Career Change | US News
To assist in your ability to “Know Thyself” as Marc Miller shares in his article I recommended purchasing the Moved by Purpose DISC Personality Profile. I also highly recommend the book StrengthsFinder 2.0