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Top Tips for Finding Your Ideal Career
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Top Tips for Finding Your Ideal Career

Finding your ideal career can be difficult. There are millions of different jobs that you can choose from, and narrowing it down can be a challenge. You only have so much time to research and experience varying jobs in a day. Our collaborative Blog offers ‘top tips for finding your ideal career.’ 

Everyone would love to have a job that they enjoy. It would mean waking up feeling happy to go to work, being motivated to get the job done, and feeling fulfilled by the end of the day. However, this seems like a faraway dream as many people are stuck, unhappy, in an unfulfilling and dead-end role.

To help you on your journey, below you will find some top tips for finding your ideal career path.  


Finding Your Ideal Career

Success requires: ‘Purpose, Passion, and Perseverance.’

Consider Why You Want To Make A Change

If you are unhappy, don’t rush into your decision. See if you can take some time to find out why you are feeling down. Sometimes when we want to make a change, we rush too quickly. We wind up taking the wrong path. We overlook that there might be ways to reinvigorate our career rather than start all over again. 

Take some time to review what you are currently doing, such as:

  • What makes you happy
  • What makes you unhappy
  • What you do well
  • Which areas you can improve.

It is essential to understand whether it is the role you don’t enjoy, the people at the job, the company, or the industry. There may be cases where you only need to make a few small changes to your current situation to be happy again. In other cases, you may need to search for a new job or start your own company. It is best to figure this out before jumping into any decisions. 

To help you better understand your job history, ask yourself these questions: 

  • What did I like about working at the company?
  • What did I enjoy the least about working for this company? 
  • What did I like most about my boss and colleagues?
  • What did I like about the industry?
  • What did I least like about the industry?
  • What did I least like about my boss and colleagues? 
  • What challenges did I face?
  • What have I achieved? 
  • What did I like and dislike about my responsibilities?

Consider Your Strengths 

Striving for something you are good at and enjoy can be extremely fulfilling. When trying to find your perfect career, consider your strengths first. Start by making a list of all the things that you think you can do well. If you struggle with this task, speak to friends, family members, and colleagues to gain their opinion and help you write your list. Doing so provides insights into what works well for you and where your competencies lie. Knowing your strengths can lead to proper research on which jobs are relevant and available. For example, if you enjoy helping people, you may consider retirement homes

Speak to People 

A conversation can go a long way, especially if your future is at stake. To begin with, you can speak to your friends, family members and colleagues about their job experience. The conversations can give you great insight into a variety of different options from which to choose.

If you know what kind of job or industry you would like to go into, you can extend your conversations to mentors and informal interviews with professionals. The goal is to learn more about their job, their likes, and dislikes, and gain career advice from them. It can also be helpful to get your foot in the door with a good company because it shows your passion, commitment, and initiative. 

Networking is also a great way to help you seek your perfect career path. You will be able to listen to key speakers in different industries and learn about what companies do and the different roles available. You will also be able to make valuable connections that may help you land your new job or help you progress later on.

Learn A New Skill

Whether or not you know what you want to do next, getting yourself into a class to learn a new skill can be very helpful. If you know what you want, choose a class or learn a relevant skill that will boost your chances of being hired. If you don’t know what you would like to do, then classes are great opportunities to experiment with different skills to see what may be worth pursuing. 

Classes are everywhere; choices include in your local community, online instruction, or you can learn new skills from online platforms such as YouTube. There is more flexibility nowadays to take classes and schedule with your workload in mind. You can continue to earn money and progress your skills before getting a new job without giving up one or the other. 

What Challenges You 

When trying to find a better career path, it is essential to consider your challenges and what you need to work best. It would help if you found a job that is a good balance between something you enjoy, something you are good at, and something that keeps you on your toes. If you don’t immerse yourself in a suitable environment, you will quickly get bored and start looking for something else.

Consider what kind of environment you need for your work. For example:

Do you thrive in an environment that makes you solve problems, is competitive, or where you can collaborate with other team members? Do you need an environment that is quiet where you can work alone? 

Finding the perfect career can be difficult. Your answer to the two questions will help you research the right industry opportunities to find a better job that suits you. Remember that you have to work for most of your life, so you want to ensure you find the right balance. Follow these top tips to help you in your search for fulfillment. 

In Conclusion: Finding Your Ideal Career

All endeavors require purpose, passion, and perseverance, including finding your ideal career via job searches and interviewing. Deep down, most of us wish ‘if only…’. Figure out what you need to do to achieve it, and then relentlessly go after what you desire. The following motto to consider is, ‘Live life without regret.’

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Sales Tips: Finding Your Ideal Career

  1. Soul searching for what you want precedes finding your ideal career.
  2. Begin the process by coming to terms with what you dislike most and will not accept again.
  3. List everything you dislike about your current work to prioritize the worst at the top.
  4. Admit to which items on your dislike list you are willing to accept should an exciting offer come about.
  5. Second, create a list of desirable aspects for a new career and prioritize that listing, too.
  6. Put a star next to the items that you will not forego to keep in mind as you interview.
  7. Mark a capital ‘N’ for negotiable items that can leave room for more.
  8. Upon interviewing, inquire about new hires’ teamwork, training, and expectations.
  9. Attempt to understand the company culture regarding diversity and inclusion to ensure you will fit in.
  10. Celebrate Success!

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Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, delivers inspirational keynotes at conferences and authored: The International Best-Selling Book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results.” In addition to being translated into four languages, it reached the remarkable and unique level of being hailed Evergreen. Stutz’ commitment to community service led to the writing of her second best-selling book, HIRED! How to Use Sales Techniques to Sell Yourself On Interviews.”

Kred proclaimed Stutz as a “Top 1% Influencer for Social Media,.  CEO World Magazine named Stutz as one of “The brightest sales minds to follow on Twitter”.  Bizzhum and NowISeeIt both named the Smooth Sale Blog as one of the “Top 100 Most Innovative Sales Bloggers.”  Stutz consults and speaks worldwide.

Connect with Stutz:

Twitter: @smoothsale  
LinkedIn: Elinor Stutz

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Elinor Stutz (she/her/hers)
International Bestselling Author, Top 1% Influencer, Inspirational Speaker
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