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Looking for your dream occupation? Browsing for inspiration? Doing some research can help uncover what you need to know before you head down a career path.
Start your research by checking out:
This information is easy to access. It’ll point you toward occupations you might like to explore. It’s a great way to get a better feel for what the work is really like.
People who work in an occupation can tell you a lot about it. They may be the most up-to-date source of information available.
Talking with them and visiting their workplace will help you:
Before you approach someone to help you network, do your homework:
Research the occupation you’re interested in. Find out about the industry your contact works in. Check out the organization your contact works for.
Notes and Ideas: for example, ask friends if they know a carpenter.
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