In this episode, I talk about why you need to stop counting yourself out of opportunities.

When we are looking for a new career or job role we often count ourselves out and we start saying “I don’t have all the relevant skills required for the role, I don’t have the experience to apply for the position. I think the job will be too hard and I think I might have to go back and restudy at university.”

But what if you switched your perspective and really took some time out to fully understand the role, what was required, who is well suited to the position?

Over the years you have gained so much experience. You don’t necessarily have to have the exact requirements for the role if you can demonstrate and articulate that you will bring value to the company through the skills and experiences you already have, you have a good chance of landing the role.

It’s also about identifying what you want, planning when to make the move and not just jumping at the first role that is available. Be strategic, placing yourself in environments, communities and surrounding yourself with people who are on the same journey in order to attract and land opportunities.

What you will learn

  • How to identify what the right role for you looks like
  • The power of packaging your skills and experiences
  • Why identifying your skills gaps can be very useful

How to identify what the right role for you looks like- You should analyse yourself, by asking thought provoking questions you can get a better understanding of what role would allow you to perform at your best.

The power of packaging your skills and experiences- Its very important to know how to demonstrate your skills and experiences to an organisation, how to articulate your skills and experiences so it is attractive to them.

Why identifying your skills gap can be very useful- By identifying the different skills gap between what the organisation wants or needs and what you have to offer can be super useful.

Other episode you may also enjoy

Episode 99 – The No 1 Thing To Do Before Searching For Your Next Job Role

Episode 102 – Are You Overlooking Relevant Experience & Missing Out On Opportunities?

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This episode was brought to you by my signature program, the Career Clarity Academy.
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