How to choose your career after 12th Standard?
- By: Team MBAtrek
- On: 17 Feb, 2020
So, the board has gone and it is the most difficult time for students to choose their career line. With an innumerable number of available options present today, finding the right career path becomes even more difficult. Though at the same time, you can use the internet and can get as much as information you want about career paths along with the best advice that you can get from your friends and family members.
If you are stressed about which career path you should choose, don’t worry, keep calm and read this post that will help you to choose the right career path for you with ease.
1. Visiting career counsellors can disappear any confusion
A counsellor can be your GUIDE in melting all the doubts that you have regarding your career after the 12th. You will also get to know about the new course and paths that you might not be aware of according to your interests. Remember that the internet is just a source of information but visiting career counsellors provides you with the much-needed information. You will get to know about the endless number of options to choose from. You will get to know the career paths that reflect your personality so you can do better in the future according to the interests and personality you have.
2. Consider taking personality tests to understand your interests
Sometimes the most difficult thing is to know what your interest is and to understand yourself. The questions in personality tests are different in different kinds of tests. It can provide us with a way to categorize the different characteristics or traits that we are not aware of ourselves. Additionally, this categorization helps learn more and more about yourself. The test is used as self-reflection and understanding. It encourages the self-awareness of an individual so one can know his/her interests in a better way and can make a better decision when it comes to choosing the right career path after the 12th.
At MBAtrek we have curated various assessment like Me and Myself, Right Type of Organization, Industry Suggestor etc to make you aware about your personality traits and determine your fitment for particular Industry, Company or Role. Do connect with our Career Advisors to know more about the assessments and take a leap towards your dream career.
3. Consider your choices over job possibilities while choosing a career path
After passing your 12th, you are not even at the age of 18 and you have to take this one of the very big decisions of your life that have an impact over the rest of your life. Some people retire working on a job that they do not even like to work, therefore, make sure that you consider your interest and then job possibilities when it comes to choosing a subject for you. Consider the subject you like your interests and then choose the course that makes you feel like it is yours.
If the above-mentioned steps are not enough in deciding which career path is the right choice for you then it is a good idea to follow your gut feeling and interests. Remember that if you love your work, you will always spend a happier life. The primary motivator is to do what you love and that makes you feel satisfied. Just choose subjects according to your interest else you will find yourself in a big hassle later.
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