Career Considerations

We all want a job we enjoy and not dread going to each day. Are you just starting out and are not sure what you want to do? Or do you currently have a job, but long to be doing something else? To obtain your ideal career, you may want to consider a few things.

What do you like to do?

Interest in your job is important to your success. What are your hobbies and interests? Do you have the skills to get a job in this field? Think about why you would want this particular career. In addition, if you are planning on a career change, consider the pros and cons of such a move.

What motivates you?

Most people do not feel driven in their careers. What drives you and how can you apply it to y

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3 Responses to Career Considerations

  1. Fred333 says:

    I think that is the biggest that stops people form achieving their goals is the challenge. People like the easy route.

  2. “Are You Settling” should be the number one question everyone asks themselves in my opinion. WAY too many people are in the career field they’re in because forgot to realize that the sky’s the limit. They may enjoy what they do, but it’s not they’re dream job.

  3. Cindy M says:

    I always envied the few kids I knew in high school who knew exactly what they wanted and how they would get it. I’m 52 and went to a unique type of high school that was year-around in the junior and senior years; you worked 2 weeks then went to school 2 weeks. We all had to keep a B average, and it was no-nonsense. Many went on to college but this was back in the day when it wasn’t necessary to get a well-paid job or if you landed a job at GM, you could be trained in management. I was a secretary in labor relations at GM when I was 16 and could have moved up the management ladder there when it became the fashion to put women in management. I didn’t do that but have always been able to pay my bills and live very comfortably with my secretarial/transcription skills on less than $35,000 a year. You tire of anything you do, let’s face it, who doesn’t? I did do 3 years of college but now look on that as a total waste of time. Long story short, I had my first house at 23, nothing fabulous but it was mine.

    How much more interesting it would be to raise kids to save every dime and turn out a high school grad who could FIRST buy a small home any which way he/she could, do without the car and other toys and THEN go back to school and actually enjoy the learning. I say this is still possible in this country, look at all the fine old homes in our towns that go to pot with neglect. How cool if young folks could forego the “idiot” years and have something by the time they’re in their early 20s instead of waiting till then to get started.

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