In the past, it was customary for individuals to remain in the same job position for many years, sometimes even their entire career. However, in today’s dynamic job market, the average American changes jobs between 3 to 7 times over their working life. The reasons for such shifts are diverse. They often stem from a desire for higher compensation, a need to escape workplace issues related to differing values, leadership styles, or philosophies, among other factors. Another significant motivator, especially in the post-pandemic era, is the pursuit of enhanced workplace flexibility, as more employees across the country seek a healthier work-life balance.
Regardless of the factors guiding this decision, navigating a job or career change can be a challenging experience. If you find yourself in an unfulfilling job and are uncertain about how to move forward, you’re not alone. Below, we’ll explore some practical tips to help you successfully transition to a new job or career path.
Infographic provided by GForce Life Sciences, a leading life sciences recruiting firm and medical device consultants