You have heard of ‘do what you love and love what you do? You must have some idea what you’d love doing for a living? Maybe, maybe not. But, if you found a job like that, it probably wouldn’t feel like working.
Yet, if financial security is the number one priority in your job hunting future, then unfortunately, you probably won’t end up doing what you love.
Remember, if you do what you love the money will come later as you get more experience in that field. Your intention drives things and conditions to you. This is the pull of attraction.
If you are having trouble finding something you think you’d love doing for a living, think back when you were a kid. What did you dream about doing as an adult? Did you have a fantasy job? Maybe, it was a policeman or fireman. It could have been anything. If you can remember, does it still give you a feeling of passion?
Some of us are born knowing what we want to do with our lives. It’s almost instinctual for those lucky ones. What we need to uncover is where our passions lie. What things are you passionate about? Make a list, write them down. That job does exist using abilities and strengths you prefer.
Your friends and family know you pretty well. Ask them what kinds of jobs your personality and abilities fit in. You might be pleasantly surprised how insightful they are. They could hit the nail right on the head giving your career search new life with certain direction.
Talk to those in jobs you think you’d love being in. This is how you get first hand input about how the job really is to work in. Get the inside ear on it, not simply hearsay or from what you’ve read somewhere. Doing so could save you a lot of training and education choosing a career mismatch. Be informed by an insider.
There must be something you like that you also do very well. What could that be? Maybe, it’s a hobby or special interest. It could be that simple. Otherwise, taking a career assessment will give you choices you could look over and ponder that could fit your abilities and personality perfectly.