right career choice can be a difficult decision for most of us. After
all, this decision will effect the rest of our work life. Different
people are guided by different factors in their career choices. The
common trend today is to opt for a career field that offers the maximum
remuneration. There is no doubt that money has become the driving force
for most of us.
Personality & Career Choice
personality & temperament can be another major factor that can effect
your career choice. Here are some of the common personality types and
the possible career fields best suited for people having such
Social - Those of you who are
social, enjoy interacting with others and have good interpersonal
skills can do well in fields such as Mass Media, Therapy, PR, Social
Intellectual - If you are the
intellectual type and goal driven, consider a career in Mathematics,
Analysis, Research and Science.
Creative - For the artistic, jobs
that allow you to show your creativity are often best suited. Avoid
choosing careers that curb your identity and do not allow you to show
your artistic side.
Conventional - The conventional
people often opt for jobs in book keeping, accountancy etc.
Enterprising - If you are
aggressive, enterprising and have a strong mind of your own, you can
choose to become a marketing professional, business executive and a
A word of
Advice when choosing your career field -
plenty of research into the career opportunities available and their
prerequisites. After doing this homework, weigh your options and make
to others, take their advice but make the final decision yourself -
one that you feel is good for you.
be afraid to make a decision you feel is the right one!
the course of your career, you will get plenty of opportunities to sit
back and review your progress and satisfaction levels. Use this time
to analyse where your career is going and where it is you want it to