Are you wondering how to choose a career? Or you have one but you're feel like you're stuck with it and that makes you unsure if you're really happy with your chosen field?
Choosing the right career for you can be difficult. There are so many overwhelming options that might lead you to a hazy mind. You don't know what career can really make you happy or what you're qualified to do.
In some perception, there are a lot of people who go through the same experience. But after some self-reflection, hard work and some right planning, many of them succeed in dealing with it and eventually got a fruitful and fulfilling career.
Take the case of Adrian Granzella Larssen, the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Muse. But before she found her dream job she was an event planner, a marketer, and an online communications strategist. She too experienced the same thing, she felt lost in her career.
But after some serious musing and acknowledging the fact that there aren't any shortcuts when it comes to finding the right career, she somehow managed to resolve her dilemma and now she's helping her friends and colleagues who are going through the same issue by coaching them.
Now, you can as well solve your problem with her help by just answering the following questions, which she listed down to help people like you to start on planning your dream career.
1. If I could choose one friend to trade jobs with, I'd choose ___, because ____.
2. I've always wondered what it would be like to do ___. It's interesting to me because _____.
3. If I had the right education or skill set, I'd definitely try ____, because ____.
4. If I had to go back to school tomorrow, I'd major in ____, because___.
5. My co-workers and friends always say I'm great at ____, because ____.
6.The thing I love most about my current job is _____, because _____.
7. If my boss would let me, I'd do more of _____, because _______.
8. If I had a free Saturday that had to be spent "working" on something, I'd choose _____, because ______.
9. When I retire, I want to be known for _____, because _____.
Adrian said after answering those questions, you will find a clear pattern or common theme that will help you understand what you really value or what you really enjoy. This will guide you for a better understanding that can lead you to a single clear career path.