Are you thinking of changing careers? Open Colleges has spoken to prominent career change experts to get the most current advice to help you make an informed decision.

Should you change careers?

Should you change careers?

Although staying in the same job for more than five years may once have been the norm, the job market has changed considerably over the past 20 years.

Changing careers can be a daunting experience, so this guide provides a range of information to help you through the process, including questions you need to ask yourself, the right steps to take, and lots of help and career change advice.

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How to start the career change process?

How to start the career change process?

Starting a new career can be daunting at any age, especially if you’re hoping to move into a profession that’s quite different from anything you’ve done in the past.

Australia-based career coach, trainer and expert resume writer Martin Darke shares some advice on everything from the importance of doing your research to resume tips and job interview guidance tailored to your needs as a career changer.

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How to change careers at 30, 40 and 50+?

How to change careers at 30, 40 and 50+?

Award-winning producer and strategist Kaaren Peterson shares a few insights on how our needs and attitudes at different stages in our lives shape the career choices we make.

If you want to change your career even when conventional wisdom tells you that you are “too old” or don’t have enough experience or the right qualifications, we’re here to tell you that anything is possible and it’s never too late to find your “why”.

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Interviews with 5 inspirational career changers.

Interviews with 5 inspirational career changers.

To get some real-life insight into the benefits, we spoke to people who left the security of their familiar and even quite successful careers in order to follow a completely different career path.

While their motivations for making a change varied from feeling unfulfilled to wanting a higher salary, there are also a few striking similarities in each story.

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