The place you occupy, or would like to occupy, in the whirling world of work could be as a result of scrupulous planning, early certainty and ambition unswervingly pursued, luck, coincidence or serendipity – perhaps a combination of all of these. There are many psychological theories explaining the process of career choice and career decisions but we are, for the most part, unaware of these as we make the journey through school, college and employment to reach the point where we are at present. We know that we thought about various options, talked to people and observed images of various jobs and professions through books, television and films. ...

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