Career Exploration – Link your interests to careers
Career Exploration is the art of researching and studying various careers and industry sectors AND evaluating your own interests, skills and abilities to discover what you would excel at and also enjoy as a career. There are a lot of great resources available to help you narrow down your interests and passions, become famliar with the local labor market, and identify careers you would enjoy.
Mindtools has great resources for building the skills you need to be successful in your career search. Visit MindTools.com to learn about their online training opportunities.
In addition to the websites, talk to friends about your natural talents. Interview professionals in careers you admire. Compile a list of what you like and do not like to do. Take a class. Ask to job shadow someone in the field. Ask a lot of questions.
- My Next Move
- Career Voyages
- Roadtrip Nation
- America’s Career Info Net
- California Industry Sectors
Be open to new opportunities!