Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Think on What You Want before Seeking Advice

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Think on What You Want before Seeking Advice

Article excerpt

Once a career was much simpler; sometimes even a matter of following in a parent's footsteps and thinking no more of it.

And yet this was in some ways limiting also.

These days there are so many options it can seem overwhelming.

There are however plenty of resources to help you find something that you are not only interested in doing, but that will keep you engaged and stimulated for years to come.

The first step is making a list of what you want out of a career and a list of what your strengths or talents are.

Trying to find something that can utilise and deliver both is your ultimate goal.

After all, you want your job to be something you enjoy waking up for each morning.

Have a chat to someone whose opinion you value for some advice.

A school career counsellor or teacher, your parents, an older sibling or someone in your local community are all good options. …

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