Tips on Changing Careers - as part of the expert series by GeoBeats. Tips on Changing Careers When you are changing careers, the most important thing to know at the top is: what you want to change to. The more clear you are on where you want to be, the more likely you are going to be able to get there. So, talk to people in different industries or different job functions. And do informational interviews with those people to find out how they got to where they are in their role. And, start forming bonds with people in those organizations and forming strong relationships with them by helping them. And they are going to help you too.