You will need
- Paper and pen
- Internet access
- Tests for career guidance
Ask yourself the following questions: what activities would you do even if you didn't get paid? What do you like doing in your spare time? There are things about which you enjoy reading and are ready to talk to night? Write down their answers. This will help you to organize thoughts.
Talk to your family, friends, teachers about what areas they think you show certain talents. Ask each of them to call three of your talent. Write down all responses and note the most popular.
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Think about what is truly valuable and what is secondary. If you want to be, first and foremost, a good family man, then maybe you should not choose a professionassociated with frequent travel. If you want more autonomy and independence, then you will not do the profession associated with the rigid corporate rules and a clear hierarchy, such as the profession of a military pilot. Think about the lifestyle you want to lead. If you want to get off work exactly on schedule and spend the weekend at his pleasure, the work of the ambulance doctor, with its irregular shifts is not for you. But dentists are rarely the people there.
Compare all the answers and find those careers that you are really interested and you have talent. Think big. If you like fitness, you can become not only a fitness trainer, but also a star fitness gear, fitness model, journalist, writing about fitness. If you have some Amateur hobby, perhaps you should obtain a professional education in relationship with him and to create their own business. Make a list of attractive professions.
Search the Internet for articles related to the prospects of your chosen profession. Some of them will be always in demand in any economic downturn. Others will bring in more income, but also involve greater risk. Some will require long years of study and will begin to pay dividends many years later. Are you ready for this? Remember that you need to find a balance between what you interested in doing and what will bring you income. However, this advice is not perfect. Many experts dealing with issues of self-realization, argue that truly a favorite thing will always bring you financial profit, enough to live happily ever after.
Find in the Internet the blogs and journals of people who made a career in your chosen fields. Read what tasks they have to solve every day difficulties to face. So whether you imagined this work? Try to go on a tour or even training in a firm engaged in that is interesting for you. Ask friends and relatives if any of their friends of a person operating in the attractive region. Ask to arrange a meeting with him and ask questions about his profession. Ask yourself why you need to start your career.
Sign up on sites on job search and see what are the requirements head-hunters to people, your chosen profession, what the payment industry, the average offer, what skills are an advantage when applying for a job in your chosen field.
Try to find the opportunity to look at your chosen profession from the inside. If you are attracted to the work of the designer, arrange for the summer by courier to the advertising Agency. If you want to be a lawyer, work as assistant Secretary at a law firm. If you want to be a vet, go volunteer at a veterinary clinic.
After all the research, cross out from the list those occupations that, on closer examination, turned out to be not so attractive, not meet your requirements of self-realization, ethical norms, way of life and will not be able to meet your financial needs. Remember that your task was to reduce this list to one case, which you would, no doubt, would like to dedicate part of his life.
When choosing a profession, listen to the advice of rodstvennikov and friends, but first and foremost listen to your heart and believe in yourself. Many successful people overcame the skepticism of others on the path to career heights.