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I would like to change my career, how do I know which career suits me?

I am currently considering a career change and confused about what to do. I am a crocheter and a dance student. However, I enjoy both as a hobby and not as a career. I do like to teach though. I loved reading mystery novels as a child and that made me want to study criminology but I never got to do that. I love visiting new places.

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Follow your values.

Our existence and our mental universe are driven by factors that we as individuals inherit through the gene pool, as enhanced by our experiences in life.

In short we are most at peace when we are in sync with the personal value system that has evolved as a result of the above factors and when we are permitted to pursue our values in our personal and professional endeavors.

If we cannot achieve that harmony we will seek change.

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Find what you most love to do not as hobby but work. Think of any work which you have been doing or you think you want to really explore yourself. As that is made for you. Entering in career is one thing. Stickibility is another.

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First of all, ask yourself what you want out of life, what is it you do with passion and zeal and zest. Then, take a pen and book, highlights your strength and weaknesses. Write out what you love to do and that you do with ease not as an hobby. Then see What's taking your time, energy and resources if it actually aligns with your vision. If not change immediately but if it aligns then you need to consciously work on yourself to make that dream a reality.

However; you need to be doing something towards that direction everyday of your life, write it in a paper and paste it on your wall and read it to yourself daily to keep in pace with it.

Find a coach or a mentor to mentor You, look out for those who are successful in the field you choose and follow their steps. However; these thirteen key choices can help maximize your talents. 1. Beliefs. This lifts your talent. 2. Passion. It energizes your talent. 3. Initiative. It activates your talent. 4. Focus. Directs your talent. 5. Preparation. Positions your talent. 6. Practice. Sharpens your talent. 7. Perseverance. Sustains your talent. 8. Courage. Tests your talent. 9. Teachability. Expands your talent. 10. Character. Protects your talent. 11. Relationship. Influence your talent. 12. Responsibility. Strengthens your talent. 13. Teamwork. This will ultimately multiplies your talent. Thank you and

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If you are focusing on career change,why are you considering that ? Is it because of finances or your interests or passion? If it's because of finances , then focus on your monetary goals and vision for life. If it's your passion, then just go for it,don't have second thoughts. Keep you passion and professional goals separate.

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Why you need career change ? Keep your passion and professional career separate. Write down your goals for your next 5-10years with time and cost required to achiev. Once you done that,find out your priorities and then seek for a career profession which can help you to achieve

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When choosing a job that works best for you, you must first learn as much about yourself as possible (what you like, what style of work suits you). Try to take tests to determine the profession, so you can find out what potential professions might suit you. Also consider values, personality traits, competencies, skills, salary desires, the job's duties and responsibilities, and job demand.

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