Looking for jobs as a career changer can be a soul-sucking experience. In this story, Launch Pad graduate Lee shares how he turned the job-hunting process upside down, and combined commitment, tenacity and creativity to land his dream role.
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Feeling stuck and overwhelmed by this huge career change ahead of you? No idea what you should be doing to make progress? You might be thinking too big. Natasha shares a simple but profound mindset shift to help you get energised, confident, and into effective action.
Stuck in your head? Going round and round in circles trying to figure out what else you can do? There's a reason all that thinking isn't working for you. Natasha explains why and shares five fun, practical techniques you can use right away to find clarity and momentum for your career change.
No idea what to do next in your career change? Feeling trapped, frustrated and unable to make progress? There's a group of people who have made 'not-knowing and doing amazing things anyway' an art form. Natasha explains who they are, and how you can use their techniques to get your career change moving, too.
You want inspiration, drive, energy, and contentment at work: a career you can be proud of and a life you love. There's just this one little thing you need to find first… Or is there? Natasha shares why the biggest buzzword of the career change world might be exactly what's keeping you stuck, and the three things you should be seeking instead.
There is no magic wand to career change; no one-size-fits-all answer to finding fulfilling work. But if there's one thing that will have a massive impact on your journey to work you love, it's other people. Natasha shares why making a shift alone is a dangerous game, and how to get started building your very own career change support team.
We're always told it's important to have long-term goals. But what if the worst thing you could be doing is thinking about them? Natasha shares her 'three-steps' rule to making a career change without burning out.
If you're getting nowhere with your shift, there's a good chance you've got yourself into a 'monkey trap'. Natasha explains what on earth a monkey trap is, how to tell if you're in one, and how to get unstuck.
Spending day after day in the wrong job hurts. And once you've realised you need a change, all you want to do is make it happen, now. But can trying to change something actually be counterproductive? Natasha shares four concepts that can take you out of panic mode and move you further, faster.
You ache for it: that beautiful 'click' of finding your fit. The work you can dedicate your life to, safe in the knowledge you've found your place in the world. But does it really exist? Natasha explains the fallacy of the 'forever career', and the mindset shift that can break you out of the paralysis it induces.