Are you newly redundant and wondering what on earth comes next?
Or considering voluntary redundancy, but unsure whether you have the courage to go for it? Or simply want a new career? Do you like the idea of stepping into the freelance pool, but feel afraid you’ll be swallowed by all the sharks out there?
If you are then Career Coach Says is for you. When you read Step One: Redundancy - What Next? and Step Two: Career Change - Who Are You? then you will have started to come to terms with redundancy and realise that it just might not be the end of the world. In Step Two I’ve endeavoured to help you to discover who you are, what matters most to you and what job you would really like to be doing. Within Step Three: Tools to Land a New Job we explored various ways to land that dream job that you truly deserve. And in Step Four: Start Your Own Business, I outlined everything you need to know in order to start your own business. In Step Five I took you through all five phases of transformation from redundancy to confidence in yourself and a new, exciting and successful career in PMO and Project Management.
Career Coach Says: From Redundancy to Freelance Consultancy in 5 Easy PMO Steps is a complete, easy to read and practical guide to coping with redundancy and starting your own freelance business.
Redundancy can be scary, whether you chose it or not.
The moment you become redundant you feel you must start searching for work. The pressure can be enormous. So before you go diving into a brand new career, read this book, which is based on my personal experience.
This is going to be your indispensable guide as you come to terms with the shock of losing your job and begin to look forward to a whole new start of your working life.
Top 5 Job Interview Tips:
Look your future employer in the eye.
Smile and shake hands calmly and confidently.
Wait to be invited to take a seat.
Answer questions when they’re put to you.
Don’t be afraid to take a moment to think.
Be polite, look interested and stay calm.
Top Tips to Start Your Own Consulting Business:
Always have a Business Plan
Embrace the risks, but be wise too
Be highly organised and highly motivated
Choose whether the time is right to go it alone
Look at the objections and deal with them, one by one
Be your own promoter, financial manager, skill builder and adviser
Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose – find an accountant
Make your customers the focus of all your efforts!
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Career Coach Says: There is no going back, only forward, so make sure you’re facing in the right direction. You are on the right track, on the way to becoming successful, I promise you!