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Choose a Career Path

Choosing a career path involves 3 steps:

  1. Understanding yourself

  2. Understanding the job market

  3. Using what you know about yourself and the job market to find the best matches possible

The process takes time and effort and involves some trial and error.

I can help you speed up the process and make the most of your efforts.

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Here’s where I’m most helpful:

Expand Your Options

People often make career choices based on limited information, usually from family and friends.

I can teach you how to learn about industries and job markets so you can expand your options and opportunities.

Learn from Your Experiences

Your life is packed with clues that reveal which career paths are a good fit for you (even students). Experiences, preferences and reactions all provide chances to learn about ourselves.

I can help you study your past to figure out your future.

Name Your Strengths & Skills

While everyone has strengths and skills, most of us have trouble naming them.

I can help you identify what you know and do well, so that you can factor them into your plans.

Test the Waters

People tend to have a few career ideas in the back of their minds.

I help people investigate these ideas and come up with low-risk, low-cost ways figure out what's worth pursuing as a career.

Connect the Dots

Most people struggle to translate what they know about themselves into career choices. For example, if I enjoy dancing, I might need help pinpointing that moving makes me feel alive and that a desk job would feel like prison.

​I can teach you how to connect the dots between your life and decisions about work.

Bring it All Together

Many people make career choices based on a single factor. I help people bring together more information to make decisions.

It’s the difference between “I became a doctor to make money” and “I became a family doctor because I want to make money and I like having a predictable schedule and working with a variety of issues.”