Changing careers is difficult. Anybody who’s ever come home from a long day of work and had to search job ads can tell you how goddamn tiring it is.
But how do we support those people? Especially if they’re trying to find new work, and might not know where to even begin?
There’s a lot of ink spilled on the job search, how you personally can switch careers, do a search, snag the best interview, etc. But there’s very little written on how to help, how to make sure that you’re supporting the people in their lives to be their best selves.
I used these tactics to help someone close to me in the search; hopefully somebody out there will find them useful too. Continue reading