Career change fear?

Career change can feel like a big step at the best of times, and especially in a downturn. Career change fear is normal. So why does it feel so daunting? Here are 15 reasons:

  1. The outcome is unknown
  2. The job market is uncertain
  3. The world of work is changing fast
  4. Change makes many people feel uncomfortable
  5. Career change often affects other people
  6. Familiarity is comfy
  7. It can lead to moving home or a change of school which is a big upheaval
  8. It is a lot to think about when you are already busy
  9. You have to deal with the fears/views of other people
  10. You don’t know that you are making the right decision
  11. People often feel bad because they cannot crack it by themselves
  12. It is hard to see your own skills
  13. It’s a big change which affects many things
  14. The news is full of doom and gloom
  15. New employment can change your employment rights re redundancy which affects your perception of security

Taking time to plan, evaluate the options, getting expert support and having a plan A, B and C helps career change fear. Our Energise bulletins have lots of tips to help you on your journey – click on this link to read Energise Career strategies, Self-Promotion and Smart living and working bulletins.


About Energise - The Talent Liberation Company

Talent liberator - career change, executive coaching and employee engagement. PS Love writing too and write many articles. Background in marketing and brand strategy and communication and unusual analytical and lateral brain - great for new career directions and ideas!
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