Switching careers because of interest or compulsion?
You enjoyed every moment of your undergraduate course. From day one you knew what majors you are going to opt for, while in your higher semesters and which is going to be your dream job.
The only difference in your realisation when you are almost done with your undergraduation is that the available jobs to competetion ratio which numbers approximately to 1:50. That is the time when you start thinking about the other career options you could try out. And then suddenly it occurs to you that this was never the field you wanted to pursue. You developed interest in it probably because of the college or the aura. But considering that you have fared well in that field, there could be a possibility that you could get selected.
To keep all the other options open, it’s in your best interest if you are well acquainted with other fields of work as well. Looking for the right options and opportunities on the internet and social media websites could prove a boon when it comes to switching careers. Here are a few ways you can use your skills and passion to fare well in a totally new field of work…
#1. Always remember what made you take up the job
There is reason you are here.Figure out what drove you in this direction. Start brainstorming and realize those skills and passion.
#2. Know what made you switch fields in your career
Even though you had a brilliant percentile in undergraduation, you weren’t very satisfied with the aspects later on. Identify the reason because of which you switched fields.
#3. Identify what you don’t like about this job
Early in every job, you feel everything’s perfect. You have developed a new zeal to work and everything’s great all around. But gradually you start identifying the not-so-great qualities at the new place which could demotivate you to a large extent.
#4. What matters is you interest in the field
It’s disheartening when you feel like the world is against you and telling you that you picked the wrong career. But just because everything has not gone according to your plan, doesn’t mean you have to turn your back to the job you love and go in a completely different direction.