Changing careers can be tricky. How are you supposed to convince someone that you’d make an amazing UX designer when you’ve been an account manager at an advertising agency for 6 years? With a background in teaching, how to make a career change to sales?
The key to a successful career transition is in identifying and leveraging your transferable skills. The competencies you developed in your current profession are not only applicable there– they can be relevant and meaningful to many employment opportunities.
Reflect on your background and experiences to identify the skills that you already have, and how you can reframe them for a new opportunity. Not sure how? Here’s our cheat sheet to show how a transferable skills list from one job can be reframed for the most in-demand roles at startup and scaleup companies.