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The Confident Switch: How to Change Careers and Still Love Your Life by Shimeka Williams

Shimeka Williams is the author of The Confident Switch, Williams presents readers with a clear and insightful guide to finding their most fulfilling career. First, with an emphasis on mindset, she tackles the myths that keep people stuck in unfulfilling jobs and provides a step-by-step process for identifying and pursuing your ideal. Then, she answers 10 of the most commonly asked questions among career changers and offers valuable advice and tips to help navigate the process of making a career pivot.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Her career and entrepreneurial journey
  • How to tap into your strengths, your purpose, and finding happiness in your career journey
  • Tips on crafting your resume and acing your interview

About Shimeka Williams: 

Shimeka Williams is a technical recruiter, career coach, and talent consultant passionate about working with career changers. After college, Shimeka realized that finding her dream job would be more challenging than anticipated. Faced with impending student loans, she accepted a steady position that allowed her to pay the bills and embarked on a journey of self-discovery. After twenty years in a successful, stable, unfulfilling career, she finally decided it was time to make a change. She took the leap, made the decision to pursue her passion, and succeeded in ultimately transforming her career. Now, she is on a mission to help others do the same.

About AAMA:

AAMA’s mission is to foster the growth and professional development of Black marketers, creatives, and entrepreneurs.


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