We’ve all be there, you're at some sort of family function, the attention suddenly falls on you, and you always get some sort of question that can be summarised as “what do you want to be when you grow up’? If you have a clear goal and dream, then that is fine and dandy, but what if you don’t know? What if you haven’t felt a particular pull to any field or career just yet? The first thing to do is not worry as ambition and inspiration come to different people at different paces! Here are some tips for figuring out what your dream job is.
1. Look at Previous Experience
Take a look back at your previous job experience, and make a mental note of the things that you liked and the things that you really didn’t, the aspects that you enjoyed versus the aspects that you hated. By weeding out the things in your past employment that you feel positive about, it might start to open up avenues of possibility and point you in directions that you might be able to take.