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Having second thoughts about your career?

Having second thoughts about your career? | Career Advising in higher education in the 21st century | are in good company!

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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, May 23, 2013 7:13 AM

Are you feeling confused about what you want to do with your career?


Are you finding yourself years into your career, and have started questioning if the chosen career is something you want to do for the rest of your life?


If you answered yes to any of the above two questions, relax you are not alone.  There are so many options that chosing a career can be so confusing that it can be overwhelming or paralyzing.


Don't ever be afraid of making the wrong decision.  If you know that you have made the best decision with the information you had at that time of your career ...that is all you can do right?  So give yourself a break.


I do suggest however for you to do your homework to narrow down the career choices to a few.  In the past blogs I have provided different tools, assessment tests, etc.


Below are a few more websites for you to place into your toolbox.



Career Planning Websites

  • this site provides career counseling with prominent recruiters, career development strategies, and ideas for developing a career plan.
  • Mapping Your Future- this site provides suggestions for planning your career. It contains the Mapping Your Future 10 Step Guide, a useful resource to use when developing a career plan, determining interests and skills, evaluating career options, and setting reachable goals. This site is highly recommended.
  • Career Planning Guide- this site takes people through the following essential career planning steps: setting goals, evaluating different career options, self evaluation, and other important steps.
  • Center for Career Assessment - this site offers a 10 minute career evaluation test. After the test is completed, a career report is provided free of charge. This assessment can help you find a career suiting your interests and skills, determine your career personality, and identify special abilities and knowledge you possess.

Other Top Career Planning Websites

  • America’s Career InfoNet- this service provides aspiring professionals with strategies for making educated decisions regarding career choices.
  • Career Action Planing- is a online resource which provides individuals with career planning and job searching strategies.
  • this site provides career seekers with a variety of career preparation resources and help.
  • Job Descriptions - provides details and descriptions of over 13,000 jobs free of charge. Jobs are organized by major categories and subdivided into divisions and groups.



Please let me know what you think.  Also, if you have some top tools and resources...please share them with our readers.


Make it a great day!

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