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Selecting the Best Career For You

Selecting the Best Career For You Do you feel like your job is a good match for you—for your interests, your skills, your personal goals? Many of us are dissatisfied with our current job roles, or are not sure what we should be doing in our professional lives. This article is intended to help you focus in on what career is ideal for you.

What do you love doing? What is your hobby, or hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time, when you're off the clock and not getting paid? If you can find a job that fits or is related to these interests, you're in luck—that's the career for you.

For example, if you love shopping and clothes, then why not look at a career in the fashion industry? There are job roles that cater to every personality type and skill set. A bubbly individual who loves meeting new people, talking and being social might make for a great PR person for a designer or clothing store. A person who is very artistically inclined could work in the design studio. A person with great business savvy and a nose for trends might make a great fashion analyst or retail consultant.

If you match your personal passions with your skills and qualities, you will actually enjoy going to work every day—imagine that!

What are your goals? Do you want to build up your bank account so you can buy a house, or do you just want enough money to be able to rent and travel at your leisure? What's your personality type—do you crave stability, or do you thrive on excitement? These types of considerations are essential in finding the correct career for you. If you are someone who has visions of a white picket fence and a family in your near future, then perhaps a job with a steady, high paycheck is critical to your happiness in life. Your ideal job will be one that gives you security, stability, a pension plan, insurance, and so on.

Also think about the type of environment you hope to work in. Are you happiest behind a desk, or do you feel empty unless you're outdoors? Pick a job that allows you to spend time in the places that make you feel at home. For example, a person with a strong connection to the outdoors might consider becoming a forest ranger, a ski instructor, a landscape architect, etc.

Your ideal job should allow you to do the things you love and that are important. If you enjoy traveling, then a career that enables you to visit foreign countries frequently is going to make you happy. But if you hate leaving home, then that same career could be torture. Think about the career's requirements and how they would impact you down the road.

About the Author:

Ken Anczerewicz is an author and publisher devoted to providing time & money saving resources designed to help career & job seekers of all ages achieve their financial goals. You can check out his best recommendations for creating your own income stream by clicking here now: www.resourceriver.com

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