We all have daydreams of quitting the day job and pursuing our ambitions of landing a job in our dream industry. But with a little bit of effort, those daydreams can become a reality. Using some of the most common examples, we will look at some top tips on how to shift gear in your career and land your dream position in an industry you love.
Video Gaming is a vast industry projected to be worth over $200 billion by the year 2023. There is no doubt, it is a competitive market to land a job, but with this type of expansion, the employment opportunities will also increase. Firstly figure out what skills you already have on your resume. Video Games companies need roles that will need those skills. For instance, if you are a receptionist for a law firm, look out for a receptionist or customer service role in a video games company. You already have those cross transferable skills, and it will get your foot in the door. Another route is to go from amateur to professional. Look online and find sites that are full of like-minded enthusiasts. Once you have created a few amateur games, you will have an impressive portfolio to showcase your talents to those prominent market leaders.
The beauty industry is excellent for multiple career paths; you could enter into a multinational corporation or build your own local business from the ground up. If you want to do the latter, you must take some time to learn from the experts. Remember, people will be using these products on their body so you want to know precisely the right ingredients to use for the benefits your products would promote. Getting it wrong could do untold damage to your brand. The School of Natural Skincare will offer you the tools and skills needed to create your products. If you get the formulation right, you could soon become a popular destination, whether online or as a stall at your local market.
It is said that everyone has a book inside them, but few of us manage to see that book on the shelves of a bookstore. If you want to turn your writing into a viable reality, then you have to understand the marketplace you are entering. The majority of the most prominent and successful publishers will not accept unsolicited material. That means to get your foot in the door, you will need an agent. Most agents list how to submit to them on their websites. Look at the thank you pages of books you have loved, and most likely you will find that author’s agent listed. Target them with a well-polished submission that fulfils what they are looking for and mention how you love the work you represent. Some websites list agents and their chosen specialities if you have a particular genre you want to write within. Another successful route can be self-publishing. Countless companies can guide you through that process.