A job will pay you money. But, it may be short term. It may be something you don't really like doing. You may find it difficult to get up every morning to do it. In your job, you may do enough work to keep your boss happy. But, maybe you don’t want to do extra work to improve yourself. You just do your job for the money. Also, there may be little chance for you to develop your skills. There may be little chance to grow.
A career will pay you money, too. However, it may be long term. It may be something you really enjoy doing. And, you enjoy working every day. You may do many different things to learn important skills. And, you may work hard to get more and more experience in your career. You work hard to get better and better. You want to develop yourself. And, you may have many opportunities to move up the ladder. You have opportunities to grow.
Now, stop and think for a moment. Are you a student? Have you decided what you want to do after you graduate? Or, are you not sure about what to do next? Are you working a job you don’t really like? Do you want to change it? Do you want to find something you will really enjoy doing? Let’s look at ten ways to help you choose your career: