Turn Education Into a New Job

Short-term routes lead to career growth.

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While transitioning into these careers will most likely require re-education and training, there are openings for which an employee's current skill set from a previous job may apply. "Moving into a growth field doesn't necessarily mean changing your functional responsibility and changing your profession," Pollak says. In the healthcare field, for example, Pollak says there are many administrative, marketing, and business-related positions that may not require additional training.