Some individuals seem to have known from the time they were 5 years old what they wanted to be “when they grow up.” Others seem to struggle their whole lives. So here are a few tips to help you navigate the question whether you are in high school or college:
- Pay attention to the classes you really like in school. They are often an indicator to your natural talents.
- Volunteering and part-time jobs can help you better understand what you want to do more of or never want to do again in your lifetime!
- Ask yourself these two questions, “What is my passion? Do I want it to be my life’s work or part of the balance in my life?”
- Career shadow someone in the fields of work that you have interests.
- Understand the job market for your intended career expertise.
There is no magic wand to wave or ruby slippers to click together to figure out your career path and find satisfaction. But there are steps you can take to move you in the right direction! These five tips are part of a process. This process combined with The Highlands Ability Battery can provide information and options for achieving career satisfaction. Want to find out how your natural abilities link with career options? Contact me.