Every day, I talk with people who are doing volunteer work to fill their extra time while they look for new jobs. It’s a great way to keep a routine, feel good, and give something back. But most of them are overlooking another possibility – a leap to a new career.
I’m not talking about going to work for a non-profit, although some have done that, too. I’m talking using volunteer experience to build skills for private industry or to test-drive a new career. Continue reading