ou cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
• Career planning can be divided into three broad stages: Identifying a career that’s right for you; developing the skills you need; and getting and capitalizing on your first job.
• Among the key steps, you must:
o Identify your driving passion, assess and determine how to apply your skills to your passion.
o Identify a few ways of using your unique passions/skill combinations to real-world needs.
o Prepare for a complementary “safety career” just in case your dream career doesn’t work out or doesn’t last.
o Select and fully utilize your first job as an indispensable foundation for a long-term career. ...