The human life runs in a fraction of seconds. The human beings are born at a moment and in a wink, they are enrolled in school followed by the college, then in a snap of a finger, they are at the juncture of life where their profession awaits. Now and then the human life leaves them at the fork from where the human mind has no idea where to go. It is the most prevalent issue among the youth. The people know they are dexterous, but when it comes to transforming their prowess into their profession, then why do they hesitate? The choices that people make are the determinant of their future that they are going to have. And the irony of life is that the humans are the most indecisive creations on the earth. They know what they want, but still, they know nothing about themselves. It is like a bucket full of water, but no one can drink it because it is not potable. The life is about building the best in you and people fail to do that most of the time. Your profession is the reflection of your existence in the society, and if you can’t think of an ideal profession for you, then it means you are incapable of defining your existence in this world.
Here are some ways to discover within you that will help you choose your ideal profession:
Analyze who and what you are? Your existence on this land is because of some reason. Discover that reason and make it your obsession. You have to scrutinize yourself to know what expertise you possess. Your skills and your determination are two factors that can gift you your desirable vocation. Just close your eyes and dig deep inside you and you will definitely see the light that will lead you to your ambition.
2. Do your SWOT analysis
This analysis is important when you fail to concentrate and meditate to peek into your soul; then this is a secondary option. “S” stands for your Strengths. So, find out what makes you a hero and what drives a sense of power in you? Is it the power of your pen or your scientific instincts? It can be anything, but you need to be all ears to conduct this activity. “W” stands for your weakness. You have to list out what you lack and keep it away from your career options list. Then “O” stands for Opportunities that you are supposed to grab anytime anywhere. If you think that your dream is waiting for you, then you must run behind it as if you are running a marathon. Then the last letter is “T” which stands refers to Threats. These are the danger signs that aware you from getting dropped into the valley of risks. You must abstain from such threats.
3. What makes you most happy?
Your profession determines your life-long performance. So, you have to choose an occupation that accepts your proficiency and leaves a permanent smile on your face. If you do any job in which you don’t give your heart and soul, then definitely it will bring tears of pain to your eyes. I am sure you don’t want to spend the rest of your life lamenting that you are stuck in the profession that you hate? Don’t let that time come when you regret the choices you made in your past.
4. Reminisce your past experiences
Just try to play the roll of your life reel and get backward to see your young days. This will help you in identifying which artist lies in you that you have been hiding for ages. It is a beneficial activity because it makes you revive your old happy memories and make you understand the mistakes that you committed in the past. Don’t let your present be your foe; you should embrace your future by accepting the reality of your past and present times.
5. Do not follow the footsteps of your peers
The human beings tend to be gregarious and thus even when it is time to make the most significant decision of their lives, then also they seek their friends’ help. Whether you talk about the decision of choosing the stream after the 10th board or about the profession, the people act like muddleheads and therefore, they blindly follow their peer group. It is your life that does not mean that you have the permission to ruin it. You have to use your wisdom to make the correct choice for you.
6. Try personality tests
There are many aptitude tests conducted by various organizations. You must apply for them so that you get to explore your excellence. You have to undertake these tests because if your heart can’t be pacified by introspection or SWOT analysis, then there is something wrong with your soul-searching skills. These tests will not accurately tell you your ideal profession, but they will act as a guide to the path that meets your career.
7. Listen to the counseling given by others, but do what your heart says
There are always people who surround you and call themselves your well-wishers. Even they pressurize you to do certain things. Do listen to them and respect their opinion, but in the end, it is your life and your decision. So, discard all the advice that you think are obstructing your way to success and do as your heart says.
8. Perfect profession is not judged be the monetary benefits
Don’t let your passion be scaled out by the shine of the wealth. No matter how much money a job offers you, but if it is not your dream job, then that earning is futile. Don’t let your hands be caught in the golden handcuffs. You have to keep your forte at priority No. 1 and then examine the other factors.
9. Evaluate your critical and creative thinking skills
There are two types of people, one who have high analytical skills and the other, who possess creative skills. Both the categories segregate the waves of a profession. The creative people can go for writing, advertising, or designing and the ones with critical thinking can try for sales, statistician, or scientist. You have to make a place for yourself in one of the categories and then move further. If you are an exception and you are endowed with a pinch both the skills, then evaluate which one category suits you more.
10. Your passion, your profession
It is the perfect way to achieve your ideal profession as you have your passion turned into your job. Who says you can’t be a professional singer? Who says you can’t become a chef? Is the world only meant for the conventional work type people? No, right? This 21st century welcomes every art with extended arms. So, let your passion become your aim of life.
Kicked with what talent you actually hold in yourselves?
Don’t prove that the human race is dafter than the apes. The one thing that distinguishes the mankind from the predecessors is their brain. Use it and let the world know that you are not an airhead. You have to do what your conscience asks you to do. Knowing your passion and having the courage to pursue that passion as a career is a dream ticket to living a prosperous life. I hope you don’t want to be in the firing line and be criticized for your work just because of your one wrong choice. You have to cut –off the attachment from the materialistic and actually start chewing the cud to decide the best career option for you. Praying to God that you get a job just for survival is not enough. You will have to earn the job.