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Advice from Family Houston Financial & Employment Coaches

82% of people ages 45 and older have reported successful transitions to a new career

 

I think I need to change careers. Now what?

BE PREPARED

  • Update your resume
  • Create a LinkedIn profile to connect with other professionals
  • Become familiar with Zoom interviews and remote job fairs

FINE TUNE YOUR SKILLS

  • Complete a short term certification for a new skill
  • Volunteer in a field that may interest you if possible
  • Leverage your current experience to transferable skills

 

My company is asking me to consider early retirement. What do I do?

 

THINGS TO CONSIDER

  • Take inventory of your entire financial situation
  • Know your expenses and create an income plan
  • Consolidate all of your retirement accounts
  • Consider health care costs
  • Consider taking Social Security early
  • Decide if you are open to part-time opportunities to supplement income