What is your dream career?
As a recruiter and career coach, I get my fair share of people reaching out and sending me their resumes. Early in our conversations, one of the first questions I ask them is “What is your dream career?“. It’s startling how many people aren’t able to answer this. These are professionals who have been ‘playing the game’ and having success for a few years now. For whatever reason, they are ready for their next move, but they just aren’t sure what that next move is and they aren’t quite sure how to figure it out.
That’s a long time!
Isn’t it worth taking the time and energy NOW to figure out what you want that to look like?
Some questions to ask yourself?
- What kind of organization do I want to work for?
- What is important to me?
- What excites me?
- What am I good at?
- What do I love doing?
- What impact do I want to make?
- What do I want to be known for?
- What legacy do I want to leave?
- What do I deserve?
When you start asking yourself questions like these, you start to focus on what is important and meaningful to you. And believe me . . . you want a career that is meaningful to you!
There are too many people doing things they don’t love doing. There are too many people who are stuck in a position because they never thought about the impact they wanted to make. There too many people who are scared of change.
That doesn’t have to be you!
What dream career will you be pursuing by 30?