More than a decade ago, I made a career pivot from corporate communications director to almost-all-commission recruiter. I took uncalculated risks and managed just about every aspect of the transition in a haphazard manner. Fortunately, I got lucky. It all worked out.
But looking back, I can’t help but think to myself, “Dude. That was reckless.”
This, after all, was my livelihood. This was my life.
If you’re considering a career pivot, I’m going to appeal to you to do things differently. Much differently.
I’m going to appeal to you to follow these key steps: