Career Changes

Most working people have experienced a career change at some point in their lives. Although some changes in career are planned for and exciting to others this can be devastating especially if they just got fired or laid off. According to the U.S. Department of Labor statistics, the average person born in the later years of the baby boom will hold more than 10 jobs in his or her lifetime. Before, it used to be that one person went to school for a specialty, got a job in that field and worked until retirement. Times have changed! In today’s job market, employers expect you to do the job of 3 employees. For example, if you have a front desk job, your position may also require to know bookkeeping, customer service, social media management and data entry. This means more time in school or online to learn these new qualifications that can lead to stress. Career changes offer new opportunities but can take a toll on your mental health. If you are experiencing anxiety, worries, stress or just need someone to speak with please give us a call (386) 968-2500.