Life Tips: Career goals

Life Tips: Career goals

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

Bored and frustrated with your job or career? We all need to reevaluate sometimes. Here are some tips to help you set career goals.

• Review your skills, work experience and education. Identify activities/elements you find energising or enjoyable
• Think of the skills you enjoy using: Draw up a preferred skills list.
• Research careers you find interesting and measure them against your preferred skills list.
• Which of your friends’ jobs seem interesting? Ask them about it.
• Set up job shadowing options with contacts.
• Volunteer to gain experience.
• Consider further education: Take a course or class online.
• Talk to a career counsellor.

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