Step-by-step guide to making a career switch

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In creating a plan to transition your career, you might consider freelance gigs or volunteer work to explore the new career further. (Photo courtesy of Big Stock Photo)

Are you looking for a new job? You are not alone. According to a survey by, 96% of American workers want to make a career change.

Some of the reasons why include the need for more money, a toxic workplace and feeling stagnant. Yet only 53% quit their job in 2022.

One of the main reasons for staying on the job seems to be the fear of the unknown. If this is you, Entrepreneur magazine offers a how-to-guide on making a career switch. First thing to do is think about your goals and interests before making an action plan.

Vikki Locke, C2 Communications, The SWFL 100