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A Career-Changer’s Checklist: Twelve Common-Sense Questions to Find Your Career by Warren E. Wyrostek

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Chapter 1. Genesis

In 2001 and 2004, I had the opportunity to write two articles for InformIT.com that focused on career changers in information technology. Because the response to those brief articles generated much discussion, I have played with the idea of expanding it to a series of articles, which first appeared in 2008 on InformIT.com, and now as a book that would ask those faced with a career change—or for that matter looking for a job—a series of focused, reflective questions illustrated with examples from my own experience.

The title for this book is A Career-Changer’s Checklist. The tone for these questions are the same as it was in the first two InformIT articles—conversational and nonthreatening.

Professionals in IT and those considering ...

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