When you’re performing tasks that you find interesting, you’re living the dream. If you want that kind of work, explore the following 50 work activities, and see what occupations match your interests.
The first step in planning your career is to know what you value, your interests and the things you’re good at. It's time to get to know yourself. Take one or more of the quizzes to help plan your career path.
Choose experiences where you did something and were proud of the result. It doesn't matter what anyone else thought about the experience or even if anyone else knew about it. The important thing is that you did it and it made you feel proud.
Your skills are the things you've learned to do well and are an important part of who you are. According to the experts, the average person has up to 700 skills ready to be used at any time!
Traits are the behaviours and characteristics you bring to an occupation and a workplace that make you who you are. It's possible that the significant experiences you identified are important to you because they allowed you to express some positive traits. Examples of traits include dependability, flexibility, curiosity, respect for others, cheerfulness and self-reliance.
Pick the way you want to work: Shift work or regular hours? In an office, at a warehouse or on the road? Explore these choices so you can find the occupations that fit your career.
This quiz will help you discover your unique style of thinking and understanding in order to identify which learning strategies work best for you. Also discover occupational options that reflect your strengths.
If you can envision the life you want to live, you’ll find it easier to make the choices and decisions that are right for you. Take a few minutes to concentrate on the big picture.