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Taking a job can be a good move in your career plan. How good it is will depend on the option you've chosen and your personal circumstances. For example, you may be able to:

  • learn on the job
  • learn through training programs at work
  • start at an entry-level position
  • combine part-time work and learning
  • enter an occupation through self-employment
  • enter a job through other work options

More questions to answer about your options

  • What career paths have others used to enter this occupation? For answers do some information interviews
  • What are the educational requirements? What employment information is there about it? What advancement information is there about it? Find out using OCCinfo
  • Which employers offer entry-level positions related to this option?
  • Which employers offer training?
  • What are the self-employment or alternative working opportunities?
  • What are the special requirements? Are there equipment or travel requirements?
  • How does this information affect your interest in this option?

Find answers using these suggestions

Use Look for Work section to find out about:

  • possible employers
  • entry-level jobs
  • career path possibilities

Check out job postings.

Learn about many possible alternative work opportunities:

Research and keep track of working requirements in My Career Plan.

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