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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 8. Who Do You Want to Do This With? (Community?!)

Here we are at question 7 in this diagnostic series of career-oriented questions.

Now you have to get down to the nuts and bolts. Who do you want to work with? Who do you want to work with you? To answer these questions, you also have to consider who you are as a person and a fellow worker.

Remember the adage, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” That is so true when you want to change jobs, change careers, or are simply looking for a job. Who you know and who you want to work with—or are willing to work with—can be just as important in the decision-making process as location and finances.

Think about it! You could be making a ton of money in the new career, but have to work with ...

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