This was me. And this could be you. But you’ll get there!
Making a career change can be overwhelming. Thinking about all the new things you will need to learn in order to get a job can produce a lot of anxiety and imposter syndrome.
When I first decided to change careers from a special education teacher to an Instructional Designer, I was excited to learn more. Then it hit me. The more I learned, the more I got overwhelmed with all of the tools, theories, and practices I needed to know to be successful and confident. I learned several things along the way to help calm down that overwhelm to focus on my goals and learning. Here are my tips:
Virtual Instructor-led Training
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a Digital Encounter from the Central Florida ATD Chapter with special guest Jo Cook and Mike Cook. Jo and Mike are a brother and sister team from the United Kingdom who are experts in the virtual classroom and webinar facilitation.
Jo was a dynamic speaker who showed in practice how to facilitate...