- Without a plan, you might start climbing somewhere you don't enjoy or in an area that has no meaning for you.
- Define your purpose now given what you know now, your skills, experiences, and what is going on in the world.
- Consider how an employer will decide who to recruit: can you demonstrate responsibility, achievement, and being good to work with?.
- Find out what qualifications, experience, skills and interests are required for specific jobs by reading job advertisements and talking to people.
- Prepare well for interviews and seek out help from parents and teachers when preparing applications.
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Think of your career as a mountain: here’s how to plan your first steps
Guiding principles for students who seek a working life with purpose. Define your career purpose to avoid starting in the wrong area. Seek help to find the right job and prepare well for interviews.