Career Change for the Mid-Life Woman

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Ellen Ostrow, PhD, wrote an article titled “Career Change for the Mid-Life Woman.” Many of the topics covered apply to physicians looking to change careers to non-clinical jobs. The article covers the following topics:

1. Determine if it’s time for a change

2. Write your mission statement

3. Inventory your accomplishments

4. Inventory your competencies

5. Inventory your satisfactions

6. Inventory your values

7. Make a list of the things you absolutely love to do

8. Gather information

9. Do informational interviews

10. Narrow your focus

11. Learn new skills

12. Network

13. Overcome obstacles

14. Get support

To read the article, click on this link.

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