How to Change Careers, According to 3 Women Who Just Did It

Our personalities, interests, and knowledge change over a lifetime—so how do we know that the career we chose after college is the one we'll be passionate about decades later? If the thought of committing to a single career seems counterintuitive, you're not alone. According to a 2016 LinkedIn study, the average millennial will jump jobs four times before the time they're 32, proving a pivot isn't a sign of indecision—it shows you're not willing to settle until you find your perfect career match. 

It might be more common than ever, but that doesn't make switching industry any less intimidating. Given there's no one-size-fits-all rule when it comes to mastering the switch, we tapped three women to share their personal experiences. Ahead, they reveal what worked for them: what to research before quitting, how to make sure your business idea is profitable, and why it's important to learn from the best. Here's how to change career, according to three women who've done it.

Brittani Rose, Illustrator