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Ep75: Career change at 45. It is POSSIBLE with LinkedIn.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for career change, as demonstrated by a client who transitioned from the struggling travel industry to a quality assurance role in a different industry by focusing on transferable skills and optimizing her LinkedIn profile. 

 

Highlights

1:00 🌟 Client success story series on job offers and better opportunities

2:04 πŸ€” Is it the right time to change jobs during the pandemic?

4:00 πŸ™Œ Utilizing strategies for career success

6:18 πŸ’ͺ Overcoming mindset blocks and focusing on growth

10:30 🌐 LinkedIn optimization and avoiding distractions

14:20 🎯 Foundation program for career clarity, resume, LinkedIn, and networking

 

Key Insights

πŸ“ˆ LinkedIn can be a valuable tool for career change, especially during challenging times like the pandemic. It offers opportunities to connect with new industries and job openings.

🎯 Overcoming mindset blocks is crucial for success. Embracing a growth mindset and being open to new possibilities can lead to career growth and new opportunities.

🀝 Networking and building a strong online presence through LinkedIn are essential for job seekers. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using effective networking strategies can attract potential employers and increase job prospects.

πŸ’Ό Transferable skills are key when changing industries. Identifying and highlighting skills that can be applied in different contexts can make a candidate stand out and increase their chances of success.

πŸ“š The foundation of a successful job search lies in career clarity, resume optimization, LinkedIn profile development, and effective networking strategies. These foundational elements need to be mastered before moving on to interview preparation.

πŸ’ͺ The right mindset and a focus on growth and improvement can make a significant difference in a career transition. Being proactive, investing in self-improvement, and staying positive can lead to successful career changes.

🌟 Celebrating client success stories can inspire and empower others. Sharing stories of individuals who have achieved career success can motivate others to take the necessary steps to achieve their own goals.

 

ABOUT

πŸ‘‹ Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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