Everybody needs a change from time to time. Whether you’re tired of the monotony of your current role or you have realised that there is a better fit out there for you somewhere, the time is always right to consider another career if you want one. Here are five career options that you could definitely consider.
Get in to real estate
Whenever anybody wonders about a new career opportunity, I always recommend they look into real estate first. The commission is great, and if you are good at sales and networking you can start to earn quite a lot of money, relatively quickly. It’s worth doing your homework and making sure that you enter the avenue that works best for your personality – for example, if you aren’t so much of a people person then you might prefer to hit the books and become the best real estate lawyer that there is. However you do it, real estate is a lucrative career choice with a level of flexibility that suits many people.
Let yourself be creative
You might think that going to work means going to an office every day and typing things at your desk, but working can be any means of earning money – which means that if you are a creative person, this is a great time to get those creative juices flowing and see what you can produce. This career choice is one that may require other means of financial support, such as a part time job on the side, while you build up a customer base, but if you have a talent and know how to turn that into a product that people want to buy, the sky is your limit.
Work with your hands
Many people are much more practical workers, so they may prefer to work with their hands. If you think you are somebody who could learn the ins and outs of force gauge calibration and you love to know how things work and how you can make them better, then working as a contractor might be a great career move for you. Practical work is great because it keeps you fit and mobile, and because the work requires so much concentration you often find that your day goes much more quickly.
Be the person who writes the contracts
I had never heard of a performance bond before, but essentially it is a guarantee between two parties that agreed work will go ahead as planned. Instead of being the person who is carrying out the work that needs to be done, learn more about how you can be the person writing the contracts by studying this specialist area of law. Working in law is a versatile career, but not one that you can dive straight into without adequate training and education.
Consider what you are passionate about
If you are already passionate about something, then this could be the universe guiding you to a career that you didn’t know that you could have. If you have a passion and love to educate others, then public speaking may be a great career choice for you. Don’t like to talk in public? Try putting pen to paper and educating people through the power of the written word. If you feel like you can make a difference, chances are you can.
Have you ever wanted to make a big career change? What advice can you share? Leave your tips in the comments below.