Careers Research Guide

Designed to help you learn more about career options as well as to successfully complete a job search.

eBooks at SMU Libraries

Changing Careers? Research Your Options

"Never fear changing careers. The following individuals prove the first career is not always the best career:

  • Actor Brad Pitt’s first career was as a limo driver.
  • Actor Sylvester Stallone worked as a deli counter assistant.
  • Walt Disney’s first career was as a newspaper editor. Allegedly he was fired because didn’t have any good ideas or imagination.
  • Julia Child worked for the United States as a spy before her starting her second career cooking French cuisine"

Quote Source: 10 Best Jobs for a Midlife Career Change

Career Changes: Military to Civilian

Leverage Your Social Media Networks to Find Jobs

Transferrable Skills

eBooks at SMU Libraries

Cover - How to Change Your Career and Do the Work You Really Love
Cover - The Rules of Success : How Managers Can Overcome Setbacks and Grow
Cover - Tales My Boss Never Told Me
Cover - The 15 Essential Marketing Masterclasses for Your Small Business
Cover - Mastering Your Inner Critic…and 7 Other High Hurdles to Advancement:
Cover - Evolving Digital Leadership: How to Be a Digital Leader in Tomorrow’s Disruptive World
Cover - Cracking the Tech Career