Looking for a new job is hard. Most job seekers can benefit from talking with a career coach. Besides helping you connect with employers, a career coach can help you to be clear about the type of job you want. A coach can help you understand your career identity.
If you choose a career path based only on what you know how to do (your skills), you are less likely to enjoy the job and more likely to get burned out. Find a job that you are good at and that uses your skills is important. However, wouldn’t you also like to find a job that you enjoy and that matches your personality? Take a few minutes to remind yourself of your likes and dislikes. Then look for career options that fit what interests you.
Here is a comment from an adult going back to school to qualify for jobs. It was originally posted on the DeniseMpls Facebook page. "It is very discouraging when you are forced into unpaid internships and low-paying jobs just so you can gain exposure to your chosen field. Entry-level jobs even demand 3-5 years of experience in that field ..."
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