Since graduation, your anxiety may have been like waves on the beach. It seemed to overwhelmingly crash forward then recede calmly away. After the excitement of graduation faded, fear of the difficult job market loomed forward. That concern dissolved as you crafted a terrific resume, identified and confirmed great references, and capitalized on your network of friends, colleagues, and family. Now, that anxious feeling came rushing back as everything you’ve been working toward arrived – the job interview.
Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed. It doesn’t matter if you’re in your twenties or fifties, when you change careers it often means starting over.
Why pay attention to Manager – Digital Strategy Seth Flater? For starters, he graduated Cum Laude with a mathematics degree, keeps a graphing calculator in his night stand and finds math jokes funny. In addition, he has set-up over 29,000 source codes (and counting) and constantly analyzes metrics from thousands of domains. We sat down with Seth to get his perspective on data and employment branding trends. Listen to what he had to say in the following video: