After years of climbing the corporate ladder and becoming an executive, there are still some negative effects that may keep you from reaching your full potential. The long hours and time spent at different meetings can keep you from your family and prove to be more rigid than originally thought.
It is time to look at different alternatives. Starting your own company is a viable option in the current economic landscape. Corporations are not hiring older executives who are looking for change and being self-employed has many benefits and freedoms.
Starting something new involves a significant amount of change and transition. Transitioning from one job to another can be stressful enough, but transitioning to a new career can seem overwhelming.
In This Guide:
- Identify different issues with change and ways to overcome the difficulties surrounding a new career.
- Types of skills that are helpful in working through the transition process.
- Recommendations about what type of self-employment you should pursue and how to make those decisions.