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How to Choose a Career? 7 Ways to Narrow Your Options

Selecting the right career might seem to be a challenging task. Here are some of the best ways to help you narrow your career choices.
Introspect Yourself
Your values, traits, and interests can help you examine yourself. Ask different questions based on these 3 factors. Questions can be related to understanding your priorities in life, your top strengths and skills, etc. 
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Identify your Motivations
What are you looking for in a career? It is one of the crucial questions that you must ask yourself before picking up a career option. It can be the salary, benefits, flexibility, work-life balance, autonomy, or career growth. 
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Find out your Long-Term Goals
Prepare a list of your personal and professional long-term goals in life. Think about what it will take to achieve those goals and what your perfect life looks like, and create the list accordingly.
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Take Self-Assessment Tests
Assess your personality by appearing for self-assessment tests. The results will help you discover more about yourself & your underlying motivations. Gather all the insights to opt for a suitable career.  
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Research Sectors
Explore various sectors considering your goals. For instance, if you wish to work in a private firm, there will be a greater potential for growth. Whereas in a public organisation, you can expect better stability.
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Explore Industries
Make a list of different industries like consumer goods, energy, media & entertainment, etc. Check out the major roles, estimated growth, and career trajectories of all these industries.
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Seek Professional Guidance
College students can get advice from career centres. You can also look for career coaches. However, make sure to research their background, experience, and credentials before selecting a mentor. 
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Explore different courses, colleges, and exams on the GMU website and choose the best career option.
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