See your entry into a new job or career as a chance to focus on your future. In the past you may have sought out career advice and had some idea of the direction you wanted to take. Now the future is here and it is time to start acting on your intentions.
At such an important and complex crossroad in your life, a few simple questions can help you to clarify your goals:
Remember to be realistic and practical. After completing a degree from the State Agricultural University, it’s unlikely that you’ll be hired as a sales manager for a telecommunications company.
Again, be realistic. While some areas are undoubtedly pleasant to live in, the demand for say, nuclear physicists, is zero.
Carefully think about where you would like to work and answer following questions:
Time and effort you will help you analyze your own needs and the needs of a potential employer. Moreover, the time and effort you invest now will pay off manifold both at the start of a new job and throughout your career. It is easy to make a quick decision, particularly when job opportunities seem limited. Changing jobs often is a common occurrence these days, largely because a job for life no longer exists. However, if you invest time and effort into the decision making process, your career development will be easier and less problematic. The decisions you take now will influence the rest of your career.