Have you reached a dead end in your current career? Do you want to build a wider variety of skills? Or do you simply feel like finding a new challenge? Whatever your reasons, Change careers successfully will help you do just that. To help you look before you leap, this book includes advice on: Working out whether you're in the right job Understanding the portfolio career Researching the job market Looking for a new challenge Working with professional search organisations Making a lateral move (such as a secondment) Considering taking a career break Also included are: a self-assessment quiz; step-by-step guidance and action points; top tips; common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them; summaries of key points; and lists of further resources.