Choosing Your Career
When it comes to making your career, there are loads of different options available to you. It’s important to make an informed decision that’s right for you. Here are some tips to help you make the right career choice.
1. Assess your Skills
Make a list of your skills, strengths and weaknesses. Think carefully about what you’re good at and enjoy doing, then look out for career options which match your skills and passions.
2. Research Jobs
Once you’ve identified some careers which might suit your skills and interests, research the kinds of jobs that might be available and what’s involved.
3. Get Advice and Guidance
Talk to family, friends, or your school/college careers advisor who can give you objective advice and information to help you make your decision.
4. Get Experience
If you’re still unsure of what kind of job/career would suit you, try getting some work experience in different areas to give you an insight into what is out there.
5. Put Yourself Out There
When you’re finally ready to take the plunge, use job search sites and create a professional, up-to-date CV to send out to potential employers. You could also consider widening your search to temporary agencies who might be able to help you find a role.
By following these tips, you should be well on your way to making an informed decision about your chosen career path. Remember to stay positive and don’t be afraid of putting yourself out there!