Give Your Career A Turn For The Better: 6 Tips To Start Working Towards Your Dream Job

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It seems to be the rule that we all need to pick our careers before going to university. However, once we are out of university, a lot might have changed. You might not want to work in that specific industry any longer, you might have found a different interest, or simply, you received a job offer in a different sector or job. But don’t fret! – you can still make a smart change and get your career to become the one you have always wanted. Start with the tips below!

Learn Something New Every Day

Technology is incessantly developing and updating, and if we don’t take a proactive effort to keep up with it, we might be missing out on important opportunities. Indeed, as the current pandemic’s consequences are still affecting the global economic and political scenario, many other opportunities are up for grabs. Most of which are in the sector of tech or IT – the world is turning virtual! Learning more about AI or the science behind the microfluidic chip can help you discover fields that you might be more suitable for your interests.

Invest in Yourself

Learning for the pleasure of knowing something more is fantastic, but you can also get the qualifications you need to push your career further. It has been seen that both employers and recruiters appreciate the quality, value, and effectiveness of online qualifications. Pick yours and complete your course while keeping your current job!

Don’t Be Afraid to Explore New Environments.

It can be hard to know what field you would like to work in without having some first-hand experience in it. Indeed, many environments seem perfect from a theoretical point of view, just to turn out faulty and not so inspirational in real life. Make sure you sign up for open-days and tours to know more about your future industry or employer.

Find a Mentor

It can be challenging to find a career path for you to achieve the goals you have. So, investing in a career coach’s services or looking for the help of a mentor that can guide you in the choices you will have to make is crucial.

Take Up a Side Hustle

Taking up a side hustle can help you improve your income and explore new environments and industries. For example, you might find out more about the way you wish to run your own business or whether it is worth investing in greener systems and policies. Depending on what side hustle you have decided to dedicate your time to, you can also gain valuable insight regarding the industry you wish to work in.

Return to College

Returning to college can be one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. However, today, you can leverage the power of technology, whether you wish to study the arts or business. Indeed, you can opt to subscribe to remote courses and classes. These will offer you all the certifications you need, without the need to commit to larger expenses or time away.

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Earle Dutton

Earle Dutton

Earle Dutton is the Chief Blogger and Editor of He founded in 2013 to provide information about LGBTQ friendly events of interest, and to support LGBTQ entertainers and supportive artists who visit our community. Earle is a successful businessman in the Pacific Northwest with a long history of support for and involvement in, the Northwest LGBTQ community. His personal interests include: music, theater, pets, culinary arts and technology.

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