Career Paths For Students

Most of the youngsters at their initial stages of career make one of the biggest mistakes, which is failing to truly explore their potential and searching the career options that can help them to build a successful career path. For selecting a suitable career path, students should ask the following question in order to land to a suitable career.  

What is your area of your expertise? What are you good at?

Yes, your area of expertise and what you like to do and you are good at is the most vital point that should be considered while selecting a career. Finding ones passion is extremely a complex procedure for a number of individuals. Selecting a career path usually comes with the fear of making wrong decision regarding the career path. And still the chances are high that even if you have passion, it’s something that is out of reach and most likely vague. Therefore, effective brain storming is needed before taking the decision regarding the career and thus, this first question needs to be answered carefully.

Your focus is Prevention or Promotion  

Feeling motivated about your career is also an important component of making the right career decision.  But from person to person, the cases for motivation vary widely. In general there are two main motivation trends for selecting a career path. The individuals who possess lust for promotions should normally seek for their own businesses or creative work.  If you are attracted towards new opportunities and see everything with optimistic approach you should choose a career that includes more creativity and less follow the herd trend. Consequently, if you prefer a preventive focused approach, and always try to maintain a status quo you should go for more traditional white collar jobs such as managers or business executives.

Attraction for Life Style

 This is amongst very important question while making a career decision. If you are attracted towards luxury life style, you should opt for the careers that are more rewarding and that offers high pay scale. If you are a satisfied soul and find satisfaction in the charity work, then selecting a career that can lead towards social work will be good option. But if you are interested in turning off the work at the end of the day and enjoying the real life, then a career that can help you in earning high return is more suitable.

Above mentioned questions are essential that a student should ask while making the choice of their career. These questions can help the students in researching the descriptions of the career they are selecting and in pursuing the right career that can help them in exploring their potential.  

About Author: Katherine J is the career counsellor serving in the capacity of student counsellor in the Essay writing service UK college in London. Katherine is also active on the social media websites and is highly dedicated in helping the students to select their career path. She serves as the columnist of writer in a well-known newspaper. Her columns serve as the guide line for the students who are confused in selecting the career path.  

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published this page in Student Forum 2016-05-28 07:32:56 -0400