All of us have grown through this phase when as a child we dream of becoming a superhero from our comic’s book. But when we grow up and become mature we realize that this superhero stuff only exists in books.
Therefore our focus shifts from comic books to peoples around us and we observe their day to day routine and pick the profession we find most fascinating as our dream job or “what we want to become”.
When we go from school to college we all are suddenly asked by our elders to make serious choices about our career. At this time many people make mistakes of listening to their friends, parents or relatives and not to their heart.
Some are just plain confused about what will be good for them but you know all this confusion is pretty normal and obvious at a young age. It is not possible for a teenager to know the upcoming hurdles of life and what can be the best option for them. Therefore here we present you with some tips that will help you make the right career choice.
Know Yourself Better
It is always advised that before you take any decision about your career you should know in which field you have interest and passion lying. This is the most important part of knowing which profession will give you success. If you really like doing a job, whatever it may be, it will surely present you a bright future.
Instead of getting influenced by people note down what really engages your mind and note that topic down.Make a list and accordingly do some researches about the profession you are interested in. If you are not sure then it is better to get the help of a Career Counsellor.
Make One Master List
You probably right now have multiple lists with you after following step 1. It’s time you narrow them down to one master list. It is ok if you are interested in more than one profession and therefore confused as which one to actually follow. To understand more learn about the career growth, job opportunities and how much it will give you exposure in future.
Explore Your Chosen Option
When you start following step 2 you will get to know which option you actually want to zero down. If you sincerely and honestly follow the above-mentioned step your current list of “dream profession” will have 1 or 2 names. Next, you need to focus on one option at a time and research about in details. This time find out the job description, educational training required, or any other thing required for that job.
Increase Your Network
Once you have finished with your research and zeroed down to that one profession which attracts you it’s time you meet people in the same profession and get hands down information about the practical world or to be specific information that is not available on the internet.
Make a wise choice and then chase your goal with zeal.