When you’re young, it’s really not that easy to figure out what it is that you want to do with your life. Of course, you do get the kids that decide they want to be a doctor at the age of five and they carry that out until they retire. But they are in the minority. As for the rest of us, we kind of have to make it up, and pretty much decide, as we go along. Sometimes, you can often have a rough idea of what you want to do, or at least the industry you want to work in, but you don’t know whether you can make it or not. But don’t be disheartened. There are so many alternate ways that you can break into the industry of your dreams.
If you’ve got a lot of administration experience, there is no reason why you couldn’t take what you know and apply it to your dream industry. So, you’ve always been fascinated by the law, but you couldn’t pass the bar after college, so you kind of gave up. But don’t let that stop you. You could apply to work as a receptionist or PA in a law firm. That way, you’re in the heart of the action, and still feel connected to the industry you love.
Being good with numbers in school and college often means that you end up working with finances in your career. But sometimes, numbers aren’t your first love; they’re just something you’re good at. So, when you do have a first love such as something like cars or the auto industry, just apply what you know. So many businesses, like www.partsengine.ca in the auto industry, need people with finance skills because they have their own finances to deal with. So, there’s no reason why you couldn’t do financial work or bookkeeping in the industry you’re passionate about.
There are always those industries that are super fascinating, but that you’re not always able to break into because you don’t have the required skill. That’s definitely the case with creative niches like the fashion industry. But, just because you don’t want to design, it doesn’t mean you can have a fashion career. Fashion PRs and marketing professionals are up-close and personal with all things style and design. So if you’re a publicist, an industry move into the fashion world could be what you’re looking for.
When you absolutely love sports, but you’re not great at playing, you may always feel like you missed out on your dream job. But, you’ll be glad to know that there are so many sports jobs that exist in the world, like these shown on www.jobmonkey.com, that you don’t have just to be able to play sports to work in your dream industry. If you’ve always worked in sales, why not work in sports sales? That doesn’t mean you have to work in a retail either. You could do corporate sales in the sporting world and feel more involved in the industry than ever.
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