To decide what you are going to do for the rest of your life, sounds scary and intimidating. But almost everyone on this planet, encounter this question at some or the other walk of his life. Deciding your career, is a cumbersome and uphill task, which must always be considered seriously. A decision must be made after conducting a thorough research and deep analysis about:
- Your preferences
- Your skillset
- Your personality
- Your confidence level
- Your academic performance
- Your academic degrees/courses
- Your attitude towards life and of course
- Your daily working capacity
The decisions made in the nascent stage of your career can change at the later stages, but whatever walk of life you are at, you must conduct a deep analysis about the above mentioned pointers and than make an informed and diligent decision. Attempt the three career tests, specially designed, covering almost all the professions.
Before attempting the questions, be sure that:
- You are not choosing any profession only on the basis of salary or pay offered
- You are not choosing any profession only because it has less work load
- You are not choosing any profession only because of its social recognition and status
- You are choosing any profession only because you have relevant and active interest in it
Career Test No. 1(Finance Related)
Take a pen and a paper, and write numbers from 1 to 10. Now, attempt these ten questions and write ‘Y’ for a “Yes” and ‘N’ for a “No” in front of every question’s number:
- Do you like to analyze data?
- Do you like to play with numbers?
- Do you like to prepare estimates?
- Do you like Mathematical calculations?
- Do you like discipline and wants others to be compliant?
- Do you have the ability to manage risks?
- Do you like to work in big houses?
- Do you like a sitting job?
- Do you like to examine critically?
- Do you have good learning skills?
If you have got at least 7 “Y”s (70% favorable result), than this means, that you must opt and study for:
- Financial analysis careers
- Financial planning
- Investment banker
- Cost Estimator
- Author (books related to finance)
- Compliance officer
- Risk officer and
- All other jobs wherein numbers, money and calculations are involved.
All these jobs requires analytical thinking. One must be able to find ways to manipulate numbers, do calculations and achieve targets. Courses, mentioned above, involves a lot of numbers and critical skills. One must be well aware of the latest laws and judgements, which brings learning skills into play.
If you have got less than 7 “Y”s ( less than 70% favorable result), than you must move to career test 2.
Career Test No. 2 (Healthcare Related)
Take a fresh page and repeat what you have done for career test 1 while attempting this new set of 13 questions.
- If you see someone bleeding, will you rush to treat, even though you are not aware of the modus operandi?
- Do you like to suggest people or give advices?
- Do you like interact people while working?
- Can you handle your nerves when in a tough or depressing situation?
- Do you think, you are not emotional?
- Do you like learn new technologies?
- Do you like to operate new equipment?
- Do you stay strong and don’t cry, when you see some other person in pain?
- You don’t like to play with numbers?
- You would love to work late nights or in emergency shifts?
- You are good in memorizing?
- You are good in analyzing and then making a decision?
- You don’t jump to conclusions?
If you have got, at least 9 “Y”s ( 70% favorable result), than you must and opt and study for:
- E.N.T specialist
- Laboratory Scientist
- All the jobs related to medical field and related to human diseases.
If you like to help and suggest people, you must find a job in the healthcare industry. It is one of the most rewarding career choices, with hundreds of specialization and courses to choose from.
If you have got less than 9 “Y”s ( less than 70% favorable result), than you must move to career test 3.
Career Test No. 3 (Media Related)
Take a fresh page and repeat what you have done for career test 1 and 2 while attempting this new set of 11 questions.
- Do you like to research?
- Do you like to be in front of camera?
- Do you like to appear on Television?
- Do you like to become popular?
- Are you like quick witted?
- Are you fluent in English or any your other local language?
- You are not shy?
- You love to travel?
- You are creative?
- You are good in drawing, creative writing or any other artistic skills?
- Do you like acting?
If you have got, at least 8 “Y”s ( 70% favorable result), than you must and opt and study for:
- Film/Video Editor
- Public Relations Manager
- Art Director
- Junior Artist
- Social Media Marketing
- Travel Blogger
- All the careers related to Media, Arts and Creativity
If you have good communication skills coupled with quick witted responses and a fluent speech with relevant interests you must go and make a career in the fields of media. Apart from this, you must also possess listening skills, which can also be developed as you go. If you are good in creating rapport with a wide range or audience of people, than several fields of media are up for grabs.
Playing with one’s career by making quick, hasty and non serious choices is a proposal, that almost everyone will reject, yet there exists a big chunk of population, jumping to conclusions, when subject matter is their own career. Everyone, whenever, he/she confronts a situation wherein a career related choice has to be made, must calm down, relax and attempt a few career tests in order to make diligent and careful decisions. After all, it is the book of your life that you will be writing. If you like our articles, than don’t forget to share them with your family and friends. Also do let us know, how helpful you found our article.
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