Here’s what to expect from this episode:
How long does it take to become an instructional designer? Transitioning careers requires thoughtful planning, especially if you have a time-bound job like teaching.
In this episode, I’m discussing the timeline of becoming an instructional designer. You’ll learn the three phases of the transition process and what you need to consider when preparing for your career change to have as smooth of a transition as possible.
- The three phases of transitioning
- Why shortcuts don’t work
- How long it takes to learn the skills and develop a portfolio
- The timeline for finding a job
What stage of your ID career transition are you in? I’d love to hear your thoughts. Join our Facebook group, Freedom Through Remote Instructional Design and eLearning Development, and let’s discuss!
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More about Jumpstart Your Instructional Design Career Podcast
Thinking about becoming an Instructional Designer (ID) but have no idea how to get started? Instructional Design is a field that is high in demand, very flexible, highly lucrative, and provides you with a great work-life balance (say bye to being overworked and underpaid)!
Join Jill Davidian, 21-year corporate Instructional Design veteran and host of Jumpstart Your Instructional Design Career! Jill has worked in many different industries, including finance, health care, oil and gas, manufacturing, and even with the United Nations. She has helped over 500 new Instructional Designers launch their ID careers with corporate giants like Google and Amazon as well as smaller companies.
Each week she brings real talk, advice and inspiration, and interviews to help budding IDs stand out from the crowd and get that first job. Whether you are trying to figure out if Instructional Design is right for you or you are ready to create a portfolio and rework your resume, you are in the right place to jumpstart your Instructional Design career.