Pick the occupation that you think will bring you the most satisfaction based on all the information you have gathered. Realize that you are allowed do-overs if you change your mind about your choice at any point in your life. Many people change their careers at least a few times. Once you’re ready, you can pick a career field, set goals, and create an action plan to achieve those goals.

Look around the careers sites of the Army, Navy and RAF. Develop a portfolio of 5 projects which could be video games, software, web applications and iu sorority tiers shoot for those enter-level, junior jobs. Developer work is well paid and has a lot of demand such as web, software, web application development.

Having friends to chat and joke with during the day can help relieve the stress of an unfulfilling job, improve your job performance, or simply get you through a rough day. Hello YawnDraper — You should consider figuring out what your natural talents are. There’s an assessment you can take that will tell you your five strengths. (Strengths are defined as traits, which you will always have because they are natural to you. This is different from skills which you develop/learn). Hi, I stumbled into this post a few days ago and I was impressed by the similarities with my current situation (age, academic background, previous experiences, current mood, expectations, etc.).

Let the research you did about required education and training be your guide. If you don’t have all the details, do some more research. Once you have all the information you need, set your goals. Once you make a decision, identify your long- and short-term goals.

I’ll tell you something opposite of what everybody has been telling you. This weekend, pick something you’re good at that can relate to a job. Ideally this is something that you have experience in and can put on a resume. It doesn’t matter what it is, you just have to be good at it. It may be a crappy horrible job, that’s what ALL of us had to do, unless our skills/experience were in high demand, like 1% of the population at best.