Have you ever asked yourself that where will you be 10 years from now ?
In this article we tell you how to map your future. So read on and you will be amazed to see where you are lacking and what you can do to be successful.
Do a Self Assessment: WHAT DRIVES YOU? 1
You Weaknesses Communication skills, lack of confidence, social skills Interests Mobile apps, video games, books Values Open-minded, honest Lifestyle Rural lifestyle, minimalist Strengths Technology-savvy, math Personality Detail-oriented, practical, cool Priorities Develop an app, travel the world Skills Programming, analytic
EXPLORATION : WHAT ARE YOUR CAREER OPTIONS?
Check different types of employers. Look into working environments of companies Research nature of occupations. Make a note of growing and declining occupations Compensation and benefits Turnover rates Industries with largest employment.
Key questions for evaluating each option: 1. Does this career match your personality? 2. Do you have the right skills for this career? 3. Will you survive the competition in the industry?
DECISION MAKING : WHICH CAREER FITS YOU? Figure out what you are good at and what you are not good at and then choose an appropriate path.
CAN’T DECIDE? Go back to steps 1 and 2. ? Give yourself more time for reflection. Seek help from a career counselor.
Step 2: Implementation
CAREER PLANNING: HOW WILL YOU GET THERE? Find out which companies will provide you the kind of the job that you are looking for.
IDENTIFY: What else you need to know Additional skills you need to develop Sources of job opportunities
Step 3: Analyze
HOW WILL YOU ACCOMPLISH YOUR PLANS? Take one step at a time. Check your progress from time to time. Be flexible, make necessary changes.
Always remember : “DREAMS DON’T WORK UNLESS YOU DO.”
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Jitu is Co-Founder of Mantras2Success. He has Engineering & MBA degrees to his name, along with 10+ years of corporate work experience in fortune 500 companies. Jitu is passionate about improving the careers of the modern day professional. He would be reading books or watching documentaries if not fulfilling his dreams at Mantras2Success.