Changing Careers: Using Your Talents in a New Way


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Changing your ______ is more difficult than changing your _______.

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1. When considering a change of career, the first thing a person should do is:

2. Which of the following is not something to do when making a plan for a career change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are 3 important steps that you should take when making the transition from one career to the other by using a talent, and this interactive quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of those steps and associated vocabulary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following steps and vocabulary:

  • The first step to take when considering a career change
  • Parts of executing a career change
  • What transferable skills are
  • A true statement about changing careers vs. job
  • What not to do when considering a career change

Skills Practiced

Test these skills as you complete this quiz and worksheet:

*Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the steps to take when changing careers from the related career transitioning lesson

*Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main components, such as transferable skills

*Information recall-access the knowledge you've gained regarding what not to do when contemplating a career change

Additional Learning

More information on the steps involved in making a career change is discussed in lesson entitled Changing Careers: Using Your Talents in a New Way. Objectives this lesson goes over are:

  • Understand the needs and components of making a plan
  • Define job shadowing and informational interview
  • Identify who a mentor is