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How to Change Careers when Everyone wants Experience

Updated: Apr 4, 2023

Get started in a new industry without years of experience.

Everywhere you turn, it seems to be staring back at you: "Experience in a similar role required." How can you move into work you love when nobody gives you a chance? Here are some tips to help you dodge the experience of Catch-22.


"No experience, no job. No job, no experience." That's one of the most well-known career dilemmas, especially when switching careers. It seems like every job application requires years of experience.


"But Samantha: I'm qualified and experienced for the jobs I'm not interested in doing... How can I persuade prospective employers that I’m worth hiring?"


The first question any employer asks is: "What have you done in the past?"


"How do I get in the door with potential employers when I