I was fortunate to have a fairly easy time with the job search - surprising in this economy. The whole process took about four weeks. I polished up my resume with the help of some friends, networked, and found a few listings on Craigslist. Out of a dozen or so serious applications, I found four good leads. A couple rounds of interviews, some tough choices...I landed what I think is going to be an amazing new career.
It all sounds so simple, but I certainly had a greek chorus of stress and fear on hand. Luckily, at this point in my career I know that I'm very good at what I do. That certainty was so, so helpful.
I'm taking a leap. Leaving behind the personal finance industry where I had become very comfortable and established for the past near-decade. Joining the booming electronic health records industry. Something entirely new. I'm excited!
“Always, always, always, always, always do what you are afraid to do… Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain… Do the thing and you will have the power.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson