Steps for choosing a future profession

There are some steps by which one can choose the future profession and work, including:[1]

  • Self-assessment, where a person must evaluate his interests, skills, and readiness for some professions over others before looking for a job.
  • Preparing a list of occupations, the person should prepare a list of the professions that are currently in front of him in order to check the suitable professions that suit and appeal to him.
  • Explore the occupations on the list, by learning about existing job descriptions, requirements, and opportunities to apply for them.
  • Create a shortlist, by narrowing down the scope for suitable jobs after studying them.
  • Conducting informational interviews, when a number of jobs remain in front of the person, he must arrange to meet with those who work in the same professions to get to know them in depth.
  • Choosing the right job, the person should choose the profession that will cause him the most satisfaction based on the information he has collected about each of them, and he should be aware of the possibility of changing the job if he wants to do so at any stage of his life.
  • Setting goals, once the choice is made, the person must set long-term goals to include completing education and training, which takes two to three years, and short goals, which include internships, which need less time and may take a maximum of six months.
  • Writing a business plan for employment, a person must develop a professional action plan with specific points steps to reach his goal in the short and long term.

Criteria for choosing a future profession

There are some criteria by which to choose future professions and help in the search for a job, including:[2]

  • Earnings and incentives, as the base pay should be appropriate for the type and amount of work the person has to do.
  • Getting to work, a person must know the world of commuting to reach the workplace and whether he needs to travel or go on a long trip, and what is the daily cost of getting there.
  • Promotion opportunities, the person should check that the job will give him an opportunity for advancement, growth, development and self-skill development.
  • The extent of independence, the person must know the extent of his ability to tolerate supervision from others or to be subject to partial management that works to organize it better, by asking for specific details of the job, and he must also know what this job will provide to the company or society.

Important matters for choosing a metabolite profession

There are some other things that should be taken into consideration that help in choosing a future profession, including:[3]

  • The ability to interact with different people in order to build foundational bonds with people, and create a strong professional network.
  • Find out what the person will gain from this job within 3 years by measuring the level of income and power in it, and whether it will help the person achieve his dreams and the goal of the job.
  • Knowing the potential of this work to push a person to be the person he wants and to become a better person than he is.

the reviewer

  1. ↑ DAWN ROSENBERG MCKAY (19-4-2018), “How to Make a Career Choice When You Are Undecided”,, Retrieved 3-7-2018. Edited.
  2. ↑ CHRIS PASSAS (13-6-2017), “Most Important Factors in Looking for a Job”,, Retrieved 3-7-2018. Edited.
  3. ↑ Angelina Phebus (27-7-2017), “Pick Your Job Based On What You Love To Do, Not How Much You Have Invested In”,, Retrieved 3-7-2018. Edited.

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