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3 Starting Tips to Finding a Career

One of the biggest decisions we need to make early on in our lives is what we want to do with the rest of it. For some people, they will have a clear vision of the job they want to have from their teen years.

But for others, it is not that easy. After all, there are so many different job titles and options, so how are you supposed to now down your decision to just one? Well, while it is not easy, we have some tips to help you along the way so that you can narrow down your search and find the perfect career path for you.

we have some tips to help you along the way so that you can narrow down your search and finding a career that's perfect for you.

Understand your own strengths and weaknesses –

There is only one place to begin, and this is by understanding your strengths and weaknesses. You need to be honest with yourself about what you can do well, and you also need to be honest with yourself about the areas that are not your strong points.

We all have weaknesses, so there is no need to worry about this; it is purely about understanding what sort of job roles you are going to be most suitable for. For example, if you consider one of your best qualities that you are a good leader, positions at the likes of Veracity Capital and similar can be ideal.

3 Starting Tips to Finding a Career

Think about what you want from your life

It is a cliche, but you are going to spend most of your life working, and so it is critical to make sure that you enjoy it! Therefore, you need to think about what you really want from your life. What will make you happy?

Are you someone who wants to make as much money as possible? Perhaps you are someone who loves working with other people and helping them? Or, do you want to be in a creative role that enables you to work on something different every day? You really need to think about what you want from your life in order to find a job that fits in with this.

3 Starting Tips to Finding a Career

Spend some time researching what job roles actually entail

When you have an idea of the sort of job you may be interested in, it is important to spend some time researching it so that you can understand how your time is going to be spent and what you will be working on. You should also research the steps that you are going to need to take in order to reach this position.


So there you have it: some of the different things that you should consider when deciding what career path to go down. We know that it is not easy to find the perfect career. After all, it can be somewhat overwhelming, as there are so many different options to select from.

However, by truly understanding what you want from a career, as well as your own strengths and weaknesses, you will be best placed to find a career that makes the most sense for you.


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TWL Working Mom

Jennifer is the owner of TWL Working Moms. She is a full time teacher, a mom & step mom, and NBCT Facilitator. Jennifer lives in Washington State and is a born + raised New Yorker. In her spare time, she loves traveling, yoga, the beach, writing, listening to books and drinking coffee.

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  1. Thinking about what you want from your life is important when on a job hunt. For me I need to enjoy what I am doing. I hate being in a environment where you dread getting up every day just to make a living.

  2. Spending time to understand the responsibilities of the role is an excellent idea. Sometimes a career path sounds intriguing yet when you understand the day to day functions it can draw you in or repel you.

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