Welcome to our career blog...

The Career Key's mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. In this career blog, we share practical tips about:

- Making science-based career decisions throughout your life,
- Choosing a college major, training, or instructional program,
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Choosing career clusters, fields or career pathways, and
- Deciding whether being self-employed is right for you.

The Career Key's Vice President, Juliet Wehr Jones, J.D., GCDF with input from Career Key author Dr. Lawrence K. Jones, discuss these topics with seriousness and a touch of humor.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Can't decide on a career? How to break through...

Career indecision is a common problem so if you're having difficulty making a career choice, you're not alone. Some common reasons are:
  • If you're young (in your teens and early 20's), your personality and interests are still developing. You may not know yourself well enough.
  • You lack important information about the occupations you're considering.
  • You're overwhelmed by the amount of information you have and do not know how to narrow down your choices or make the final step of a decision.
  • You have other barriers to making a decision (financial, personal biases, etc.).
If you're undecided about a career, take the following steps to break through the wall:

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