Navigating Career Change - Interactive
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Navigating Career Change - Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 24, 2024
Course Description

Life is too short to be unhappy. Make sure your work is fulfilling. This interactive course is designed to help people improve their career and job prospects. Practical advice and a humors touch make this an enjoyable learning experience.

 

The Cutting Edge team give us useful information about clarifying our career direction.Barney coaches Dion on career strategy and Serena explains a SWOT analysis. Barney decides to mentor Dion with his career planning. Carol thinks that people need to consider whether they are happy in their jobs and, if not, what changes they can make. Sam, having already experienced (enforced) job change, adapted his writing skills to a new career in policy. Sanjay acknowledges that fear can prevent one from accepting or seeking change and Dion emphasizes the importance of having a plan. Serena recommends a SWOT analysis, which both Dion and Carlos undertake. Barney gives Dion job interview advice, suggesting that Dion position himself positively in interviews without alluding to any previous career baggage. Barney also highlights the need to match the skills Dion offers with what employers want. Sam makes a point of consciously analyzing prospective companies against his ideal workplace criteria before deciding which to target in his job search. He also does courses to boost his confidence and skill sets. Barney points out that change is inevitable in all industries and therefore thinking ahead of the game is key to future career success.

Key Learning Points

  • Don’t be uncertain INSTEAD: Start a plan for change
  • Don’t be haphazard INSTEAD: Do a SWOT analysis
  • Don’t be aimless INSTEAD: Hone job search strategy
  • Don’t expect a miracle INSTEAD: Develop skills and mindset


Comedy makes learning fun

This interactive course is part of the popular Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. This powerful training series follows several characters as they battle challenges, negotiate conflicts and learn from mistakes about professionalism, leadership, communication and safety. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.