You’re career is in transition, either by choice or circumstance. How do you answer the basic, “What do you do?” question without saying, “Uh, nothing right now?”
Saying you are volunteering at a non-profit is a common and perfectly acceptable answer. But Wendi Weiner says don’t be afraid to say you’re in transition. “You never know if that person you are speaking to may know the right person to put you in touch with,” she says. “Say it with confidence and show tour excitement that you are take a leap of faith into unchartered career territory.” Here are some of her other tips.