It is a good idea to plan your career based on the big picture, that is, your life plan. Ask yourself,
“What kind of life do I want to lead?”
As you can imagine, your career decisions will dramatically impact your lifestyle.
Your occupation will influence your
Income | Work hours | Travel | Job security | Colleagues and friends | Leisure time | Where you live
Questions you need to ask yourself about your life plan are:
- What principles am I committed to as a person?
- What kinds of experiences do I want in my life?
- What personal talents do I want to develop?
- How do I like to spend my leisure time?
Finally, you must ask yourself whether the occupational goals and educational avenues you are considering will be supportive of your life plan.