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Questions When Considering a Career

By Marty Nemko, Richard N. Bolles

Part of Cool Careers For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When choosing a career you really need to use your head and think about what job logically makes sense. If you’re like most career searchers, you’re not sure. To find out, start by asking yourself these questions about what you really want and need in a career:

  • What are your career non-negotiables? (For example, salary, prestige, location, glamour, short training, using your previous training.)

  • List your life’s major accomplishments. What skills did you frequently use?

  • If you didn’t care what society or your family thought, what career would you pursue?