Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions you will make in life. It’s about so much more than deciding what you will do to make a living. To start with, think about the amount of time we spend at work. We are on the job approximately 71% of every year. Over our lifetimes, this comes to roughly 31½ years out of the 45 years most of us spend working, from the beginning of our careers until retirement. The importance of selecting a career with which we are satisfied cannot be overemphasized.
While some people are lucky enough to just know what they want to do and end up in satisfying careers without giving it much thought, most of us are not. Many people don’t put enough effort into choosing occupations or pick them for the wrong reasons. Maybe they choose careers that seem secure or pay well. They then end up unhappy. The best way to make sure that doesn’t happen to you is to make a well-thought-out decision.
With thousands of options available in this fast-changing economy; how can one choose the best fit career or ensure that the career they select is right for them?
Career counseling is an organized process that helps students to customize their education and development considering their skills and interests. Career planning is a continuous process which involves:
KNOW – Self-assessment
Follow these steps on your own or consult a certified career counselor and you’ll never regret the career decision taken. Go get a counselor for you now!
Bill Gates rightly says “Everybody needs a coach, no matter who you are”.