Young professionals making a career change at 25
How do you know whether you’re on the right career track?
Much like going on a first date, you can quickly tell whether things are clicking or not. If there’s no pull to dig deeper into your field, and you’re not having fun or enjoy doing it in your free time, then you’re probably heading down the wrong road. Working harder won’t transform your core nature or your interests. Sure, you can learn whatever you set your sights on, but that’s probably what got you here in the first place.
It’s a little known fact that two-thirds of college grads studied a field that doesn’t fit their natural talents. Many jump into grad school, hoping this will fix the problem; it’s the road most traveled when things aren’t panning out. I’ve meet hundreds of newly minted lawyers and MBA’s who discovered after an expensive graduate education that they aren’t cut out for their “second” career choice either.
Read about the seven things to think about before you launch a career change at 25 or so . . .by