A letter from a reader on her career aspirations and how she's going to reach those goals is answered. There are some concrete steps you can take to launch your career in the training and development field just in case a serendipitous miracle fails to materialize. These are: 1. You need to network. 2. Develop your 30-second introduction. 3. Build on your experience. You are the only one who can decide if you are truly ready to make a move. Seventeen years as a certified pharmacy technician is a substantial comfort zone to suddenly leave. Using that network you are going to build by joining -- and being active in one or more -- associations will be more successful if you know where you want to work and what you want to do. Start with setting a date when you'd like to be actively working in the field as a first step to realizing your ambition.
What are your career aspirations? How are you going to reach those goals? This column will guide you to a new career stage.Dear Coach,I am interested in a career in training and development and consulting, but I am not sure where to begin. I have a degree in workforce education and development with a specially in training and development and wou...