There is a very interesting dynamic in deciding between a career path and business ownership, which I discuss in detail with Alexandra Levit, Wall Street Journal and Metro US career/workplace columnist. Alexandra is also the author of several books, including the bestselling They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, MillennialTweet and her newest book, New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career.
Alexandra is also a member of the Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which is advising the Obama administration on current workplace issues. Together, we talk about a variety of topics including:
-What expectations you may not want to have about your job;
-Why starting a business may not be an answer to your career woes;
-Why you might want to consider a career change;
-How you can go about finding the best new career for you;
-What’s the biggest mistake job seekers make when applying for a new job;
-How you can make the transition from business owner back to employee;
You can listen to the player below (it may not show for some of you) or click here to stream the MP3 file.
You can connect with Alexandra Levit via her website at www.alexandralevit.com or at newjobnewyou.com. Her new book, New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career is available at bookstores everywhere. Feel free to leave comments here as well and I will pass them on to Alexandra.
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