7 Things You Should Consider Before Choosing A Career.

The very first question, that should comes into the mind of,every young man or woman is always, what am i going to be in life? which occupation suits me most? what will I become after school ?

Choosing a career, is one of those things that, determines your future, so enough precautions, should be taken while choosing a career.
Parents shouldn’t choose a career for their child. All they need to do, is to educate their wards more on career choice. Then, it is left for the children to choose the career, that suits them, knowing their ability and weakness.

Choosing a career, shouldn’t be something, you should rush into. It takes alot of self analysis and research. You have to choose a career that will make you feel happy.

Before choosing a career you have to look inward to:

(a). Determine your aptitudes, your ability and interest in life

(b). You should also consider, your personality characteristics and your physical conditions and limitations.
All that, Will help you determine if, you can really reach the career goals you have in life.

However, before choosing a career/occupation, these are things you should put into consideration.

THE SIMPLE APPROACH TO CHOOSING A CAREER/OCCUPATION.

(1). STUDY AND RESEARCH ABOUT THE OCCUPATION:

Study and research about the career/occupation, you want to go into. Read everything you can about it. Then try to find out everything, that interests you about the occupation. Then you can start making plans for such career.

A lot of people, end up not being happy in their career choice, because they don’t study the occupation they are into very well. Before choosing any career, make sure you have a good knowledge of it and all it requires. Always ask people, who have been into such occupation, so as to learn from their experience. And that will go along way to determine, whether you are good for such career.

(2). CHECK OUT THE FINANCIAL AND SOCIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH CAREER:

Having made good research,about your occupation. You also need to check the the financial, social and psychological requirements for such career. Check if, you would always have time for such occupation. Also check if, the occupation will fit you in all ramifications. Don’t choose a career, that wouldn’t give you time to attend to other things, as these may lead to a lot of troubles in the future time.

(3). CHOOSE AN OCCUPATION THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY:

Here is another fact, you should consider while a career. Go for occupations that you will enjoy and feel happy doing it. Choose a career that, you know it suits you psychological.
Don’t try to choose a career, that will make you feel bad in the future, just like I said earlier, always go to people who have been in that field.
This is because, they have more experience than you do, and will you guide you on how to go about it. Don’t be too fast to take decisions, always ask questions. And this will go a long way in helping you choose the best career that suits you.

(4). AVOID CAREERS WITH TOO MUCH PEOPLE IN IT:

Though this might not be necessary. Because, for the fact that they are too many people in an occupation doesn’t mean you can’t fit in.
You can decide to, give a new touch to the field. You can try new things out in your choosen career.

But sometimes, it is good you avoid occupations with so much people so as to avoid unnecessary competition. Especially when, you have many other occupations to choose from.
You can also, decide to choose,more than one occupation, depending on your choice. You can be, an author, a publisher, a lawyer, a politician, or a business man.
I know of a man, who is a medical doctor and a lawyer. Many of the politicians today, are into many other businesses that earn enough money. That is to prove to you that you can choose more than one profession.

(5). ALWAYS LEARN FROM EXPERTS:

How stated earlier, learning from experienced experts, is one of the best things you should do. As a experienced professional, in the such occupation, he or she would be able to guide on. He or she will always tell what is involved and it requirements, based on the experience he/she has gathered.

This seems to be the best approach, you would take while choosing a career.

(6). FIND OUT THE PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCH OCCUPATION:

This is another point, you should consider during the process of choosing a career.

Check if they are, special physical requirements for such occupations. Physical requirements like, height and deformities.
Also,try to know whether they are mental and emotional qualifications necessary for success in any occupation you choose.

For example;
They is no need, hoping to become a top Air force flight officer, when your height is against you, or that you are one legged or eyed.

(7). CHOOSE A CAREER THAT PAYS WELL:

In as much as you, try to choose a career that suits you, try to choose the ones that will pay you very well.
Always remember that, you have to o earn a living through your chosen occupation.

Conclusion;
Hypertension, failure, unhappiness and other social problems emanates from the wrong decisions taking during choice of carees. Either that, they are not rightly fit into their jobs, or that they are square pegs in a round hole. It might also be that, they are not able to utilize their potentials.

The choice you will make, as to who will be your life partner. That will determine, whether you will live happily or not.
This is the most, important decision in your life.

You shouldn’t be pound foolish or penny Wise in this decision. You should not make the mistake many people make by rushing into some occupations without proper consideration. You should consider your abilities, talents, strengths, weakness and your mission in life.





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