How many times have you daydreamed about ditching your current job and doing something totally different? Nicolle Merrill wants you to know: A career change, whether voluntary or involuntary, is nothing to be afraid or ashamed of. She’s a writer, speaker, and experienced career coach who is passionate about teaching professionals of all ages and experiences how to go after your dream job. Her book, Punch Doubt in the Face: How to Upskill, Change Careers, and Beat the Robots, translates the hype about robots taking all the jobs into a guide that helps professionals understand how to keep their skill set relevant and their mind engaged in their work.
We talk with Nicolle about common themes she hears from workers of all ages. She walks us through her approach to overcoming mental obstacles to career changes, and how to map your interests to your career path. After listening, you’ll be motivated to take the necessary steps toward achieving your dream job while taking advantage of every career opportunity out there.