How to Have a Better Work Day
Having a good work day is connected to who you are as a person. Your personality and what environment you thrive in can make all the difference in how happy your work makes you.
When applying to a career college, sometimes it is important to work backwards. The first question to ask yourself is “what do I want out of a job?”
From here, you can narrow down what program fits your personality, based on your end goal. For example, if you answered that question with “I want to help people by making them feel more confident,” perhaps a job as a cosmetologist, or massage therapist would fit your personality.
Setting Career Goals
Since it is important to set goals first, you must truly know yourself and what you want out of your career.
Are you seeking a career that has flexibility so you can still care for your family? Do you want a career that keeps you moving and busy all day long? Or do you want a career that deeply fulfills you, giving you the satisfaction you need every single day?
Additionally, it is important to think about your career both now and in the future. Is this a career path that can grow with you? Will you experience new challenges and find ways to improve yourself?
The more you can answer these big picture questions, the more satisfied you will be with the end results from the program you choose.
Think About Work Environment
Along with the goals you want for yourself, consider what it means to start a career. It means doing many of the same tasks, day in and day out. If you are going to select a career, make sure that the career environment makes sense to you.
If you already know that you have an extroverted personality, with a need to talk to new people and bounce around ideas for brainstorming, taking a job in a cubicle might be difficult.
Programs at IntelliTec can lead to a variety of workplaces, from hospitals to car dealerships, and salons to office buildings. Think about what places in life make you happy – does your career’s workplace line up with that?
Explore Your Career Options
Once you have set goals for what you want out of a career, both in the day-to-day and long-term goals, you can start narrowing down to the area you want to study.
Explore our program pages to find out what programs make sense for the goals you have made. To learn even more about a specific program, fill out the form below.