First Step in your Pivot
How to get started changing careers
This course is designed to help get the participants to get started on their path to transitioning careers. If you want to change but aren’t sure where to start this course is for you. Transitioning begins with your skills and assessing what you must bring to a new industry. This easy course will help you understand how to assess your skills, identify gaps and put together a plan to close them.
V.J. Niles is a Career Strategist and Founder of The Niles Group, a company dedicating to helping individuals take their careers to the next level. V.J. Niles has been successfully providing trainings and presentations in academia and the
corporate world for 20 years. Having a career across four industries has allowed her to bring her vast knowledge to
others as a career strategist. She understands how to climb the corporate ladder, what it takes
to pivot across industries, and how to grow a professional career brand. V.J. catapults mid-level professionals
and executives who are frustrated, tired or just ready for a change get to the next level in their careers.
V.J. is former co-founder of Career Incubator and has been published in MBA Women magazine, and is a contributing
author to "Just Me: The Business Woman's Personal Branding Guide". She frequently speaks for companies
and organizations regarding career strategy, career pivots, leadership, team development, S.T.E.M careers, LinkedIn for business and networking tips. Her past speaking engagements include: Panasonic, Tesla, GlaxoSmithKline, and WiseHER.