What factors should female leaders ponder when considering a career change?

Published: 20 December 2016

A step into new territory can be a daunting prospect, and although it can be all too easy to stick to what you know rather than face the fear of failure, a move into a new role or industry could prove hugely rewarding.

While patterns of job applications suggest that women are more likely to err on the side of caution, preferring to be near to or completely qualified for a role before applying – the comfort provided by years of experience is unlikely to provide further opportunities to ignite personal growth.

Your professional career is the ultimate test of adaptation and fortitude; the rewards for both candidate and company after a successful career shift are endless.

Jane Firth, HR specialist, shared the nine things that female leaders need to consider when thinking about a change in career with First Women. Read the full article here

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