- How to Get the Experience You Need to Switch Careers, with Alexis Perrotta
Ready to switch careers? Getting the right experience is key to finding success. On this episode of Find Your Dream Job, our guest has actionable tips to build your experience. Start by taking on volunteer projects with clear objectives so that you can show your impact. Build a professional website that highlights your most important skills. Start to build your network while you’re currently employed, and you’ll be in a great position to make a leap!
About Our Guest: Alexis Perrotta
Alexis Perrotta is an editor and writer for Idealist Careers (idealistcareers.org). In her blog posts, Alexis offers job seekers, game changers, and do gooders actionable tips, career resources, and social-impact lifestyle advice. As a lifelong nonprofit professional, Alexis enjoys sharing her experience and insight with other passionate social-impact professionals.
Resources in this Episode:
- How to Sell Your Soft Skills During Interviews: www.ama.org/career/Pages/How-to-Sell-Your-Soft-Skills-During-Interviews-.aspx
- Listener Nicole Larsen inquires about how to find the best opportunities and events to network in a new city? No easy answer but hone in on your intended/ideal industry and 1) look for a nationally recognized event in the area to start and 2) look to what organizations others in your industry are involved in by word of mouth or LinkedIn research.
- Learn more about guest expert Alexis Perrotta and read her blog at Idealistcareers.org
- 2018-01-17 09:00:00 UTC