Why Career Awareness is Important :
A stable, respectable and excellent career is the desire of every student. Awareness of career and career options is equally important as career coaching. It describe knowledge about field, attitude of person, self awareness, and experience. The level of career awareness directly influence the decision making of a person. Self awareness about career helps to develop perception about possible career opportunities, elements and factors that influence the viewpoints of jobs, preferences and firmness which can help in taking decision about education and job options. Career awareness directly influence the self awareness. Self awareness describe a person sincerity of work.
Now the question is “What is self awareness and why it is necessary and how it is related to career?”
Self awareness is the awareness about yourself and what you want to become in personal and professional life. It is the awareness about your goal, interests, skills, strengths related to your career you want to pursue. Suppose you want to become a singer so this will be your goal, your interest will be listening songs and music, your skills will be your learning in the field of vocal music, your strength will be your voice, your confidence and courage to face huge audience etc. Similarly if you want to become a scientist then become a scientist is your goal, your interest will be doing experiments, learning new tings in the field of science etc, your strength will be your knowledge and skill will be your qualification. If you know about these for things than it will show your self awareness about your career.
So if you want to make yourself self aware about your career, you need to follow some tips :
- First you need to think about your interests and goals i.e. In which field you want to pursue your career.
- Try to learn from all possible resources.
- Learn new things regularly.
- Be updated about your field.
- List down all essential work regularly.
- Try to read everyday.
- Always engage yourself in the activities which are related to your goal.
- Be positive.
- Maintain work-life balance.
- Don’t distract and be firm on your decisions.
If you are self aware about your career, your confidence and satisfaction level will be higher. It will help to reduce stress, improve productivity and you can create new opportunities for yourself.
So lets start to get awareness about your career to become successful in your life.
Be positive and Be aware……