Every procurement and supply chain professional has moments where they feel it is time for a change. It’s perfectly natural to want to try different things out during the course of your career and it isn’t good for either employer or employee to get stale or lose enthusiasm in their role. Sometimes what’s needed is a new type of role, a change of team, or a different location. But if you love your work but need a fresh challenge, it might be worth considering changing the sector or industry you work in.
This article will explore how to know if moving sector is right for you. We’ll look at things to consider before you take the plunge, and how to approach potential employers in your new industry. If you find you are still unsure after reading the article, don’t worry. Give the team at Bramwith a call. We’d be more than happy to discuss your options with you.
How do I know if moving sector is right for me?
Whether you are relatively new to procurement and supply chain or a seasoned professional you won’t want to jump ship to another type of business without really thinking through all the implications. Here are some questions to answer to help you make the right decision.
How to approach applications in your new sector
The next step in your journey to moving sector is preparing your applications and resume to suit the different requirements. If you are moving to a similar area of business you may only need to make minor adjustments. But if the new industry is very different you might need to put in a considerable amount of time to ensure your application is attractive to potential employers.
Here are a few tips to point you in the right direction.
We hope these tips on how to know if moving sector is right for you have been useful. There is a fair amount of work involved with changing to a different industry so it shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you are sure you want to move and that your skills and approach would be a good fit then it is well worth putting the hours in. A change is as good as a holiday, as the saying goes. Procurement and supply chain professionals are good at what they do because they thrive on new challenges and variety. A new sector could breathe fresh life into your career as well as your general wellbeing.
Good luck with your research and please do let us know if we can help with this next exciting step in your career journey.
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