If you’re looking to start a career — whether it’s because you’re just beginning your journey as a working adult or because you’re ready for a change in life — you should know that the process is much larger than just getting a degree and looking for a job.
A career involves knowing your interests in a particular industry or area, knowing what to expect as far as compensation and responsibility and researching what tools and knowledge you will need to be an asset for companies in that industry. It’s wise to begin your pursuit by educating yourself on what careers are in demand and what skills you need to enter those careers.
Here are few simple steps that can help get you started:
Understand your interests: Some colleges and universities offer prospective and current students complimentary self-assessment options to help determine careers that fit their interests.