Getting that first career job can be extremely difficult and stressful. Doubly so when it comes to switching jobs. That’s because so many people tend to stick with their first job for years because of a variety of fears and misconceptions about employment. Even those who don’t stay with their first, second, or even third job, also have fears about how they will be perceived by the next employer. Such as: will l be branded as a job hopper, money-hungry, unskilled, or a problem employee. In some cases, this may be true, but in general, this is not the status quo.
This even applies to those established in their jobs or who may have just been with a company for many years. These individuals will likely hit some type of glass ceiling, either in pay or upward mobility. In these instances the individual may not have look for a job in years and therefore has no idea where to start or are just afraid to put themselves back out there again for fear of younger talent or just a lack in their own personal skills.
In this presentation on Switching Jobs, we will dive into some of the fears and misconceptions people have about when to change jobs. Including some of the common problems, one can encounter when considering to switch jobs.
Topics covered in Switching Jobs – When and How to Change Jobs
- Myths and Misconceptions
- Things to consider
- Where to look
- How to prepare
- Pull the trigger
This series comes from our mentoring/mastermind classes. These classes are virtual meetings that focus on how to improve our technical skills and build our businesses. The goals of each member vary. However, this diversity makes for great discussions and a ton of educational value every time we meet. We hope you enjoy viewing this series as much as we enjoy creating it. As always, this may not be all new to you, but we hope it helps you be a better developer.