Top 7 Jobs for Career Changers
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Hey, sometimes its best to change things up a bit. And if you’re the type to get bored with a job quickly, you’re probably looking for that next new exciting adventure as you read this. Even if you haven’t changed jobs in 10 years, you might be looking to make that move soon into the next phase of your life and purpose.

Brazen Careerist details seven top jobs perfect for those looking to take the plunge —whether it’s something less stressful, more exciting or even more radical.

For less stress, become a dietitian: As a dietitian, you introduce clients to whole new worlds of flavor. Using your expertise on healthy meals, you guide others toward the best nutritional choices. Not only can this work be personally rewarding: According to a 2012 CareerCast survey, dietitian is one of the top 10 least stressful careers.

Average salary: $33,000 — $75,000
Job growth: 20 percent by 2020 (faster than average)

For more variety, become a consultant: Consultants are paid to let people pick their brains. So if you’ve got experience in a specific industry or you’ve mastered a specific skill (like public speaking), a consulting position could be right up your alley. Variety will be the spice of your life as you advise on different projects, with different people, at different companies.

Average salary: $34,000 — $107,000
Job growth: Varies by field

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.