How to Transfer Your Job Skills to a New Industry, with Minda Harts
Leaving your job sector for an entirely new industry can seem impossible, especially if you have been in your career for a number of years. It is possible, however, to transfer your skill set to a new sector, without having to go back for an advanced degree or specialized training. Find Your Dream Job guest Minda Harts shares the three steps you need to take to convince a hiring manager that your current skills can easily transfer to the job you want. Minda says that the better you can articulate your career wins, the more you can set yourself up for success in a new industry. About Our Guest: Minda Harts (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mindaharts/) is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She’s the founder of The Memo (https://www.myweeklymemo.com/), a career development company for women of color. And she’s the author of the forthcoming book, “The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table.” She also hosts the weekly career podcast, Secure The Seat (http://www.mindaharts.com/secure-the-seat). Resources in This Episode: For more information on Minda’s company and the work she does, or to pre-order her upcoming book, visit her website at mindaharts.com. Want to learn more about the strengths you bring to work, home, and the rest of your life? Take the Clifton Strengths Assessment (https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/home/en-us/strengthsfinder). Do you find yourself applying for any job that you think you could do? Before you send out your next application, stop chasing every lead and get clear about your own goals. Our free guide, Finding Focus in Your Job Search (http://www.macslist.org/focus), can help.