In life, we have to work in order to be content. Obviously, we need to pay bills and to be taken seriously as an individual. If we have no real portfolio or history, then potential employers will not take us seriously. The same can be said about recreational and personal relationships – if we aren’t active and looking to make something for ourselves, then we’re not going to be seen in the same positive light as perhaps we should. We also need to work for our own minds. Going without work and feeling useless is not a positive experience at all.

Working is important, but working in the right place is even more so. We’re going to spend around fifty years of life putting a real shift in, so we might as well do it properly. It takes about a huge portion of our day, too, so you better choose the right sector and you better make sure you enjoy it! How can you make sure you find the right thing, though? Well, here are a few ideas for you: 

Figure Out What You Love In Life

If you know what you love in life, then it’s going to make this decision a lot easier. A lot of people have things that they enjoy, but they don’t really have something that gets them out of bed in the morning. If you can find your passion, then you won’t ever struggle to find motivation in life. Write out a list of things that you absolutely love in life, and then check out if there are jobs available in that field. The chances are that there probably will be.

Write Out What You Hate

The opposite should then be done! You probably know certain jobs that you absolutely do NOT want to go back to. Sure, you might have to do certain things in the future just to pay bills, but they shouldn’t be jobs that you stick around in for too long! 

Check Out Lucrative And/Or Rewarding Roles

There’s nothing wrong with delving into articles and forums that explain the best kinds of jobs. Now, you obviously should choose a job solely due to the financial reward, but you definitely should be aware of what’s available. You might find the perfect role in micro analytical laboratories or in a law practice, and then that’s your mission underway! 

Speak With A Career Advisor

If you haven’t a clue about where to go from here, then there will always be help available. A career advisor will be in place to help you figure out what you wish to do and what suits you the best. If you’re panicking and feeling anxious about the future, they’ll be able to put you somewhat at ease. They will have found the right thing for many people in the past, so you can rely on them.

Try Out Plenty Of Different Areas And Gather Experience

In life, you’re going to learn a lot through experience. Working in different sectors will help you to understand all kinds of business-related skills and ideas. It will also help you to understand what’s best for you. You’ll be able to develop an online presence in the future and sell yourself online whenever you’re looking for work or you wish to promote yourself as a self-employed individual.

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By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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