Top 6 Tips - Finding Your Ideal Career (Part 2)
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Top 6 Tips - Finding your ideal career (Part 2)
Previously, we began sharing our tips on Finding Your Ideal Career with a look at what you enjoy doing then an imaginative look at creating your own "Personal Job Advertisement" before taking a career choice quiz. Now it's time to conclude by choosing the right career and finding the courage to just "go for it"!
If you didn't catch part 1 of the article you can read it here:
Develop your skill, experience and qualifications
When identifying your dream job or suitable career, you may have a realisation you need more experience or new skills in order to succeed and build a career in the field. Rather than attempting to gain new skills, first see how you could improve the ones you already have! Evening classes are available in order to build on your qualifications, as well as a wide range of courses that can be taken for specific roles. If experience is where you're lacking, volunteer work or apprenticeships are great ways to gain experience as well as meet influential people in your career field.
Carefully consider for your current and desired future positions
Knowing your options when looking for a new career is of high importance. You will already know some of the jobs available to you with your current levels of experience and qualifications - now research others. In addition to this, decide your flexibility for learning new skills and gaining experience. If you're income is critical to your household, opting for a career that will require beginning with a low-income trainee role or internship or returning to full-time education may not be practical but don't make assumptions without investigating it first. This guide for choosing a career is thought-provoking, looking at the practicalities of career-changing.
Go for it!!
Nobody said that making a career choice or transition would be easy, but it has been said that the risks we regret are the ones we didn't take. With the decision between reaching for your dreams or living with the constant 'what ifs' in the palm of your hand, the more daring, yet more rewarding option is a clear winner, right? The following article offers advice on how to gain the courage to go for your dream career, with acknowledgement that others may try to rain on your parade, and how to overcome these obstacles. It's important to remember the only person who needs to be pleased and content with your career choice and decisions is yourself. Those claiming the money is in finance when you wish to work with animals can work as an accountant themselves! Make yourself happy.
After following these tips and the advice in the accompanying articles you should have a much clearer idea of your ideal career and the steps you need to take in order to put yourself in the best possible position to approach it. Now Go Get That Job!