In the current economy with layoffs, downsizing, and the flat-out lost job, there are a lot of professionals hoofing the street for a job as well as skilled laborers and unskilled workers. If all you’ve ever done is something as specific as, say, Title Insurance, how do you get the job at something “less” prestigious?
The first step is to get over the idea that your former job is at a specific social standing that you have to match with your new job. The next step is to get your new employer to believe the same thing. How do you do that? You build a dichotomy between your previous job and the one you’re after:
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