To gain a competitive edge, young people are being asked to make career decisions earlier and earlier. In many high schools, students are being asked to choose career paths as early as the tenth grade. This, at a time in life when your most pressing concern is which video game to buy with your allowance or who to ask to Fall dance. It’s not surprising that so many of us find ourselves in a career we find unfulfilling. But, thankfully, there’s good news. In today’s job market, it’s never too late to begin a journey of career discovery.
Bring your questions and stories to the discussion on Monday, June 10th at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific as we explore our life experiences and the lessons we learned that will help our careers.
You have to have passion in your career. The instincts and experience that make your opinions unique have value. Balancing them with your colleagues’ ideas empowers the team to find the best solutions for the challenges and opportunities that arise each day. And when workplace disagreements arise, a productive argument can result in a better outcome for everyone.
Unfortunately, for most of us, finding a job after college, or even when you just want to make a change, doesn’t just happen. There are a lot of steps we have to go through. And we can’t skip steps and hope the perfect job falls in our lap. If you’ve done this before you have a general idea of what you need to do. But just as a refresher, here’s what to expect along your job search timeline.