Check out this post on the American Chemical Society’s blog from Jeremy Monat, a trained chemist now working as a systems analyst in the Washington, D.C. area: Changing Jobs: Overcoming the Activation Barrier
Jeremy walks you through seven steps of his career change, and talks about a book that was helpful.
How do you make a career change? Is it methodical? Do you do it based on how successful you are, or is it whimsical?
Check out Jeremy’s post. If nothing, it should encourage you to be more methodical and process-oriented.