Choosing a Career

A few lucky people leave school or university knowing exactly what to do with their lives and get straight on with it. Most of us, however, are much less sure about the direction we want our careers to take. Before you snap up the first job you’re offered, it’s important to take some time to work out what you really want from your working life and make positive and informed choices about the career path you start out on.

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