Career

Avoid this mistake when changing #careers

Google+ (2)Professionals often initiate career changes before gaining an understanding of who they are and what they want, guidance counselor Judit Price writes. "They take a very broad approach to 'what is out there' rather than establish a clear, directed focus," she writes

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Have you developed a Career Vision?

If someone asked you to describe your vision of the most perfect place on earth, what would it look like?  A mountaintop with a spectacular view?  A tropical island with a warm breeze, soft sand and tall palm trees?  Now suppose someone asked you to describe in similar detail your vision of the perfect career.  How do you draw a picture of something you can't yet clearly see?


In developing a career vision, you are creating a work picture of where you want to go with your career, If you can visualize  your ultimate goals, it will become easier to choose what your next job should be.  Even if some portions of  your vision are fuzzy, write down what pieces you do know.  It’s like creating the scenes of a play.  Each scene can be written independently to tell part of the story, and eventually all of the scenes add up to be complete production.