Just starting out on your career path can be very scary and intimidating. What if you choose the wrong career? What if you don't get a job you like? What if you can't make a living doing the things you want to do?
All good questions...so let's find some answers!
There are a lot of good reasons to get a job - paying bills is one of them. However, careers are a bit different. Careers usually require a bit of upfront investment...an investment in yourself. And that is where it becomes a good idea to understand that investment. What sort of returns are you looking for? What is it that you really, really want?
To help you out - here is a process you can use to start the journey off on the right foot! Figure Out What You Want
Knowing what you want is important. Knowing that you are on the right path to achieve what you want to achieve is also important and that is where having goals comes in. Now not everyone is driven by goals but if you are the type of person that is competitive or is inspired by having a "target" to aim for, then coming up with some goals is a good next step.
There are all kinds of goals and this next step is about figuring out what sort of goal will work for you. Click here for more information on Goal Setting.
Knowing what you want is important. Knowing whether you are making progress or not is important...but how do you actually go about building a career? This next step provides some real insight and techniques on how to go about building a career. Not just any career but a career that you will love and one that you will have a really great chance of being awesome at.
You may have heard a quote that says: "If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life". Well I am not sure that is completely true, all jobs and careers have things about them we may dislike or hate. However, if you can find something you enjoy doing, have a passion and a competence in doing it and know of a need that it fulfills, then you are well on your way to building an awesome career.
Click here to get started! Career Builder