Choosing the right job can be a challenging task, often we have an idea of what we would like to be doing, but once we are working in the role, we quickly realise the reality is far more different than the idea or theory of it.
Often our career choices are either made by what we believe is a logical acceptable role, a safe bet for a successful career, following the footsteps of family members. At times we even perceived that our options were limited.
If any of that resonated with you, then know you are not alone. This is usually the story for the majority of us out there. We often hear “my parents told me to study accounting because it was a safe industry to get into”, “my dad was a carpenter and so it seemed to make sense I would follow in his steps”, “I had no idea what to do and I was told Marketing was a good option.”
Well, it is never too late to make the change and workout what is the right role for you.
Here are five steps that can help you to find out which job you should do:
Remember that finding the right job is a process, and it may take time and effort to find the right fit. Be patient, persistent, and open-minded, and you will be on your way to a fulfilling and satisfying career.
If you do want to get some sense of direction what of kind of role would suit you, then take this short quiz – What Career Suits Me Best?
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