Career pathways can help you turn your passion into a career


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Do you ever wonder how it would feel like to have a job that you don’t consider as work? Won’t it be cool to have a job that can make you feel you’re just doing your hobby? Ideally, you must choose a career that is in line with what you are passionate about.

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Career pathways can help you turn your passion into a career

  1. 1. Cosmic Coaching Centre Corporate & Individual Career Solutions for Mid-Level Professionals & Executives Cosmic Coaching Centre Page 1
  2. 2. you love doing. These things will then serve as your clue as to what job or career you should be pursuing. Do you ever wonder how it would feel like to have a job that you don’t consider as work? Won’t it be cool to have a job that can make you feel you’re just doing your hobby? Ideally, you must choose a career that is in line with what you are passionate about. This is easier said than done, however. But by planning your career pathways even when you were still attending school, this would be much easier to achieve. What you are about to read here can help you turn your boring job or career into something you can enjoy fully. Here are the tips you can use to make some changes in your career. 1. Always believe that every difficulty comes with a lot of opportunities. The worst thing you can do to yourself is to have a bad attitude. Of course it is too easy to get frustrated and hopeless when adversities come your way. But it is important that you become the biggest fan of yourself. You need to know how you can fire yourself up and listen to the voice within you. Always keep your eye open to what opportunities your challenges now are presenting to you. 2. Tap into your own passion. We all have something we are passionate about, but not all of us recognize what it is. Just try to think about what things can make you excited and determined. Get a piece of paper and write or even draw those things you think you are good at as well as the things that Cosmic Coaching Centre 3. Never think that you have no other choice. Whenever you feel you’re stuck, don’t think about it. There are so many opportunities and options out there but you may just not be looking for them. You may ask your family or friends to help you out in brainstorming to help you realize what other options you have aside from what you are currently engaged in. You need to be excited and fired up to know the things you never thought you could possibly do. Use this emotion to get you started in pursuing your ultimate goal. 4. Find others who share your passion. Passion is something we all have, and there will always be someone else that is passionate about the things you also love doing. As you plan your career pathways, it is important to recognize also that things can be a lot easier and better if you could do it with another passionate individual. Who knows, you may even start building an empire out of your common passion. Once you step out of secondary education, you can look forward to being independent, taking the next step to progress and searching for a career that best suits you.The secret is well, to kickstart your future then plan what to do before graduating from high school. Page 2
  3. 3. Career pathway is a program that will help you look for a career that best fits your way of living and your interests. It shall then pave the way for you to identify academic courses that is parallel to the career that you will land into as you venture into a career pathway program. When you know what courses to focus on, then, you will never lose your way toward your career. Moreover, a career pathway includes building alliances with stakeholders such as colleges, elementary and high schools, the labor force, employers and providers of social services which will make it easier for you to know what’s best for you as you choose a degree in your post-secondary education that will make you land exactly in an ideal career for you. Being able to identify the career that best suits you will make you work at best because you know that it is the one that is appealing for you and the one that goes with your lifestyle. Hence, later on, career advancement will be just a piece of cake. Career advancement includes all that you do by the time you start your career until your retirementeven the itsy-bitsy things. Advancement will not be as easy as climbing the 10-step stairs until you reach the top; it actually takes knowing first the type of career that will fit you through the career pathway program. Advancement in one’s career has varied definitions depending on one’s point of view. For some, it means getting a promotion while for others, it is defined by accomplishing something and be known for it and less interestingly,for some, it is simply getting off trouble while at work. It is a fact that there will come a point in your career that you will feel bored, uninterested and unchallenged. When that time comes, it simply means that you have to move on to the next level- a promotion. However, not all places of work offer opportunities for advancement in careers so it is best to search or be on the look out for the next job somewhere else that will bring out the career advancement hunger in you. Cosmic Coaching Centre Nowadays, you must put your professional future in your own hands. Your career advancement is your decision to make. This will assure you of an appropriate career path to progress and success. So, what are you waiting for? Get it started now. Finding a great career in the exercise, fitness and sports industries has become more complicated these days. As you search for the possible careers to pursue in such fields, you will realize that there are now a lot more options in different exciting areas. If you consult an expert from resume and career services, you will be given a long list of possible careers to pursue, such as in sport marketing, coaching, sport promotion, sports medicine, athletic administration, and a lot more. A career in arena of sports and fitness can be extremely rewarding, especially for those who are enthusiastic about them. But if this is what you are willing to pursue, the question is exactly which field should you choose? For instance, even when you are already decided that you want to have a job in line with coaching or teaching sport, you still have to make up your mind as to whether you are going to be a physical education teacher, a sport instructor, or perhaps an instructor for people with disabilities. If you need help in choosing among the wide variety if career options in sports and fitness, you can use the internet to find resources that offer descriptions or overviews of the many different sports and fitness career tracks. When it comes to the degree you need Page 3
  4. 4. to earn, most jobs or careers in this area would require that you obtain an undergraduate kinesiology degree at the least. You could also go for a degree in sports science, physical education, or health and human performance. While only some kinesiology departments provide programs that prepare students for each and every career track, getting a degree in kinesiology will still offer students the best background required for such careers. If you are serious about pursuing a career in fitness and sports, you should start by choosing the right university or college that will give you the knowledge and will develop your skills you will need to be competitive in this industry. Although it will be time consuming to narrow down your options in terms of where to get your degree, this is a very crucial first step to fulfilling your career goals. Another thing you should not forget to do is to build a network of friends or acquaintances that have the same passion as you. It is important that you know many people in the industry to make it easier for you to get a job later on. By consulting resume and career services, you will also be helped in preparing yourself and your skills as you move forward in reaching your career goals. Cosmic Coaching Centre Page 4