What jobs would suit me?
As well as working out what you have the right skills and
experience to do, or thinking about what career paths your degree
subject typically leads to, it is important to think about what you
actually want to do. It can be easy to forget about what you really
want to do in the search to find a job, and whilst it is important
to have a degree of flexibility, you should also think about what
you are looking for in a career. Of course, it’s also important to
remember that very few career choices are permanent – just because
you start working in one area, doesn’t mean you are going to do
that for the rest of your life. You might find Prospects
Planner is a useful online tool for helping generate thoughts
about what jobs might suit you.
Is location important? Do you want to
work for a large company or a small company? Public sector or
private sector? Do you want to get on a graduate recruitment scheme? Do you want to be
working to help people? Do you like the idea of having sales
targets to meet? How important is earning a high salary to you?
These are useful things to think about when you start to plan what
sort of career you want to pursue. The Careers & Employability
team can help you work out what is important to you in a career,
and give you some pointers on possible career paths to