How to jumpstart a new career

October 21, 2008, 2:32 PM UTC

The average employee now changes jobs 7 to 10 times in a career, with at least two or three of those moves being jumps to a completely different kind of business, writes Fortune’s Anne Fisher in her Oct. 21 Ask Annie column. Have you ever made the leap to a job in a different industry where you had no previous experience? Any tips on how to do it right (or how not to)?

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