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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 6. What Do You Know How to Do? (Knowledge and Experience!)

You now have to come to grips with what you know how to do. You have to examine the experiences you have had that support your plan. In short, what do you actually know? (Talk about a broad question that is wide open!)

Do you have any relevant experiences or knowledge to lay a foundation for what you want to do in your new career, or do you have to work on it?

This is the age old Catch-22: You need skills and experiences to get a job, but how do you get the job if you don’t have the skills, knowledge, and experience?

I have struggled with this question since I got out of college in the mid-1970s. And you know what? It is still not any easier.

It is all well and good to want to ...

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