It’s one of the most popular times of year to think about changing your day job. But before you take the plunge it’s best to take some good advice on board.
It’s the start of a New Year, so you might be looking to make some changes in your life. You might want to get in shape or join thousands of people giving up a habit, something like smoking or sugar or coffee (gasp!).
Or maybe you’re one of the many, many people who decide that a new year means a new career. According to recruiters and advisors galore, January is one of the most popular times of year to look for a new day job. And it’s also one of the best times to be looking for a new job too.
Why is this the case? Well there are a number of theories. One is that this is the time that many organisations and departments receive their budgets, so know how much, if any, recruitment they might want or need to do. Another is that employers come back in the New Year looking for a new start, so are more active in looking for new employees.
Get Some Career Advice
It’s also the start of a new decade, which may give rise to more thoughts on changing your day job. Have you been in your current role too long? Have you developed the role, or been developed in the role, as much as possible? Or is it simply time for a new challenge?
Before you take the plunge and quit your job in a flurry of paperwork, or worse, a fit of pique, it’s a good idea to get some advice from people who have already had hugely successful careers. After all, what better way is there to focus your decision making than learning from the guidance, achievements and even mistakes of those who have ‘been there, done that’.
Join our Webinar
Procurious has just the solution, and plenty of answers, for you as we kick-start the new decade with a new webinar, ‘Don’t Quit Your Day Job – Your Path to the Top’.
We’ve put together an all-female panel to tell us what it takes to have a successful career. Joining Helen Mackenzie, Principal Advisor at Procurious, we have:
- Lara Naqushbandi, Finance Director, UK and Ireland, Google UK
- Christina Morrow, Director, Global Procurement, Ricoh USA
- Imelda Walsh, who is the manager, at Procurious’ sister company, The Source
Sign up now for our webinar on Thursday the 23rd of January at 14:30pm and you’ll hear from this expert panel on a range of topics including:
- What the one thing is that they have got wrong in their career that webinar attendees can learn from;
- Why it’s important to have a plan set out before embarking on something new in their working life;
- How women in leadership roles can pave the way for aspiring future leaders; and
- How to use your past and current roles to provide a platform to step up to a more senior or C-suite role.
Is the webinar available to anyone?
How do I listen to the ‘Don’t Quit Your Day Job’ webinar?
Simply sign up here and you’ll be able to listen to the on-demand.
Help – I can’t make it to the live-stream of the webinar!
No problem! If you can’t make the live-stream, and you have registered, you can catch up whenever it suits you. We’ll be sure to send you a link that will still work after the webinar is finished. That way you can listen at your leisure!
Don’t Miss Out!
This webinar promises to provide real insight into success, how you need to prepare for the next stage in your career and what it’s going to take to push your career all the way to the top.
Make sure you don’t miss out – sign up today!