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5 Keys to Making a Successful Career Transition

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February 24, 2017
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Perry Yeatman
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Let’s face it, career transitions can be tricky. Whether you’re changing sectors, industries, organizations, countries, or functions—or ramping up or ramping down—many of us struggle to navigate the necessary changes for a successful transition, both personal and professional. Having made nearly two dozen career transitions in the past 30 years, Perry Yeatman (Col ’86) now helps others make their own successful career transitions. Join us to learn some simple rules to follow to set yourself up for success, whether you’re considering a transition now or in the future.

About Perry Yeatman

Perry Yeatman (Col ’86) is the Founder and CEO of the groundbreaking online resource for women called “Your Career, Your Terms” and host of the popular podcast “Pivot Points”. She is also an External Director at Mission Measurement, CEO of Perry Yeatman Global Partners LLC, and the award winning author of Get Ahead by Going Abroad.

Perry has broad experience in international business. She was an SVP at Kraft Foods and President of the Kraft Foods Foundation. Perry started her career on the agency side, spending nearly 15 years with leading global communications firms. In her various roles, she has served not only as a senior counselor but also as a General Manager.

In addition to her “day jobs”, Perry is a regular blogger for The Huffington Post and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Social Innovation and a member of the Corporate Partnership Council for Save the Children. Perry is also an active advocate for women and girls around the world. Follow her on, FB at YourCareerYourTerms and Twitter @yrcareeryrterms.

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