When you are thinking of a career change this can be a hard process if you are not sure of what you want, and even if you know exactly what you want to do. There are your own expectations, the ones from others around you, your knowledge of the job market and the longer term vision to consider.

Where to start?

It can be tempting to start with the experience you have had so far and look around for employers or roles that match or require this experience.

This is a sensible start, but you could be limiting your options unnecessarily. This might result in you not finding the job that best fits your career motivations and that will give you satisfaction in the long term. So how to deal with this?