As I look for a new job, for a new way to earn a living, “6 Ways to Discover Your Perfect Career” grabs my attention. I’m trying to decide what I want to be when I grow up, and I don’t know which way to go.
- Brainstorm on a sheet of paper
- Ask 3 close friends
- Ask your boss and coworkers
- Call a headhunter
- Take a career assessment test
- Keep a journal
I haven’t actually done any of these yet, but they seem like very reasonable, very practical suggestions.
Discovering what you really want to do with your life is the most important decision you can make. We spend 1/3 or more of our lives at work. So figuring out the right career is important to keeping that 1/3 of our lives happy and productive.
In case you don’t know, I have a job wanted listing our.