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I am looking to switch careers. I have been in my current career for nearly 20 years. I need a change. I have masters degree in instructional technology, health care administration, and English. I am working on trying to work my current skills into today's job market. That is more difficult than I anticipated. I guess I'm wondering if there really is anything out there to switch to? I feel lucky to have a job, but it is getting very depressing and difficult to get up for work.

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Would you want to be doing something in health care administration ? I’m sure you could pivot you teachable skills into employee training

Lots of healthcare companies have “CEO in Training” programs that prep you to get into higher level healthcare admin jobs.

That is a great skill set you have and many years of experience. I think you could sell yourself to any number of employers especially with your degrees! Don’t give up.

That's what I'm hoping

Ed tech? Virtual learning is hiring big now for obvious reasons.

I had not considered that. I'm not sure I want to stay with anything in the field connected to teaching. I know how bad that sounds, but after nearly 20 years my last 5 years have been awful.

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