My Journey: I Don’t Know What Kind of Job I Want

What’s the first thing you do when trying to figure out what kind of job you want? Everyone has their way of finding work. I know mine includes:

  • Ask friends and family what type of careers they enjoy.
  • Reading about different jobs.
  • Looking up job descriptions on Google.
  • Watching videos on YouTube.

No matter how you find your new career path, you mustn’t just stop at one or two sources of information. This article is perfect for those who want to explore all sorts of options before settling on a specific type of job.

This article will talk about some good questions to ask yourself when looking for a new career path to be sure to make the best decision for yourself.


What are the different types of jobs to explore?

In this article, we’ll go through a list of jobs that you might want to explore as a new career. In the end, you should have a clear understanding of how these different types of jobs can be beneficial to your financial future.

There are a ton of job possibilities for anyone to explore. Even if you think you know what your ideal future career is, there are many different paths that can lead to a career in any field. The different career paths include entry-level jobs, middle management jobs, and executive jobs.

This article will talk about some good questions to ask yourself when looking for a new career path so that you can be sure to make the best decision for yourself.


How do I decide what kind of job is right for me?

One of the biggest problems that people have when trying to find a job is that they don’t know what kind of career path is right for them. This can be very discouraging because you’re left wondering if your current job fits you or if you should try something else.

Usually, there are dissimilar professions, each with special benefits and disadvantages. With this mentality, it’s important to ask yourself some questions before making any career decisions.

What careers do you enjoy? Are there any jobs that make your heart skip a beat? These questions help give insight into what kind of work will bring the most satisfaction and creativity and which jobs can be both fun and rewarding.


How to find information about potential careers

It can be easy to get overwhelmed with job opportunities in the current economy. It is important that you don’t just stop in one place when looking for information about jobs. You need to examine multiple sources of facts before making a conclusion. An excellent place to begin is your online network.

If you notice people you know are applying for jobs, it may be an indicator that they are searching for work. Consider asking your friends and family what kind of careers they like or what jobs interest them most. This will help give you some relevant information when looking for new career options.

Friends and family are probably the ones who know the most about what they want to do with their lives. Your parents might have some good stories to tell about how they got into their career or suggested that you explore other fields if you didn’t like what you were doing.

Your job also plays a role in how you can get information on different careers. If your company is looking for someone who will help them, chances are they’ll contact your employer directly via email or phone for this reason.

You may even consider asking them if they know someone who works at their company, which could give you valuable information about other jobs within the company. But don’t stop there! Many people take advantage of social media as a source of career information and discussions on forums and message boards where people share their experiences and thoughts on various topics related to work.


Questions to ask yourself while looking for a new career

Check the jobs listed below; think about what you would like to do in that role. Some of these jobs are for new people to the workforce, while others are more experienced.

Do you enjoy what you do?

Do you like the people you work with?

Are your skills unique enough to earn a living in this field?

Is this career path something that will help boost my social status in the workplace?

Everyone has different answers to each of them, so don’t just settle on one. It’s important that you find work that fits your personality and interests. If you’re unsure how to answer these questions, look at jobs in other fields with similar functions or work styles.


My Career Path

Once you have a clear idea of what kind of career path you want to take, now it’s time for the hard part: figuring out where to start. The first thing you need to do is figure out what your passions are and how those might translate into a career path.

Are you a “visual person” who enjoys helping others realize their visions?

Do you enjoy being creative and designing things?

Are you a “text person” that enjoys writing the words that come out of your head?

These inquiries will support give you an idea of where your interests lie and where they might lead. You can continue to explore options such as fashion design, web design, film production, medicine, and any other kinds of jobs that interest you.


What’s my goal in finding a job?

It’s important to understand your goal in looking for a new career.

If you’re not sure what it is, ask yourself the following questions:

  1. Is there something that I’m passionate about, or am I just looking for a job so that I can get paid?
  2. Do I have any potential downsides to consider while looking for work?
  3. Am I willing to take some time off from working while searching for a new career path?
  4. How does this job serve in my life right now?


What will I get out of this job?

If you want to find a career that will provide you with the opportunity for success, it’s important to know what you will get out of this work. You can be sure that you will receive an amazing salary, benefits, and everything else that goes along with being successful. The job may seem easy at first glance, but it won’t always be easy. It may require a lot of time and effort on your part. But if you are willing to put in the work, this work is definitely something to consider.

The first step in figuring out what kind of career path you want is to ask yourself what you will get out of this job. For example, I used to perform with a company that included two divisions. The sales division was smaller than the marketing division. This let me gain more knowledge in different areas of the company.

Although it can be tempting to just jump into any new field without knowing if you will get out of it what you want, I think it’s best for you to take your time and make sure that your career choice has some meaning for you.

Some questions to ask yourself:

Will I use this job for something meaningful?

Would I enjoy this job more than any other employment I could find?

It’s obvious that I’d rather work here than anywhere else, so wouldn’t this be a good choice?


What will the job entail? 

So, you’ve found your new career path and are ready to start working, but you still have questions about what kind of work will be involved.

The job description can help answer some of these questions for you. Looking at the job description, it’s not just a list of skills. It will also contain information about how much responsibility or authority that person is supposed to have, the number of hours per week that they are expected to work, and so on.

If you’re interested in a specific type of job, finding out more information about it is the best way to find out if this is an option for you. You can do this by doing research online or talking to people who have already done the work—or have done it successfully.

Some examples of ways people find out about jobs include: 

  • Talk with friends and family
  • Search company websites
  • Ask employers for suggestions
  • Visit the local library or community college and ask for reference books
  • Attend career fairs and other events. Your answers to these questions will help you narrow down your choices.


Why am I interested in this type of job? 

Many people love a challenge and believe that a career in a certain field will offer them the chance to positively impact the world. Others feel that given the opportunity, they’ll be able to find their calling and have an impact on society.

Regardless of your reasons for wanting to work in this field, it’s important that you ask yourself these questions before you dive into this type of job.

Also, remember to consider how each job will affect these aspects of your life:

Will I have to commute?

How much time will I have to consume at my job?

Will I have to travel for work?

Remember: The choice you make doesn’t just impact your future career path—it also impacts your life outside of the office too!


How long will it take me to get good at this type of job?

If you’re just starting out in a new career, it’s important that you stop and think about how long it will take to master that job. For some people, the first step is to get a job as fast as possible. However, this often leads to being stuck working at the same job forever. Even if your boss offers you great promotions and raises, it can be difficult to keep up with them as you grow older and need more money before retirement.