How to look for a new career in 2024

It’s great that you’re looking to start a new career this year! C&H Recruitment has a few steps you can take to help you find a new career to re-invigorate yourself:

  1. Reflect on your interests and values. Consider what you enjoy doing, what you are good at, and what is important to you. This will help you identify careers that align with your passions and goals. While what you are good at and what necessarily pays the most might not align, it is a good starting point. Having a purpose in career and lifestyle choices will definitely make the process easier
  2. Research different career options. Look into different industries and job titles that might be a good fit for you. Read job descriptions and find out what skills and qualifications are required for each role.
    1. Seek
    2. Indeed
    3. Jobseeker
    4. Workforce Australia all have detailed descriptions which will make your decision making easier
  3. Consider your education and training needs. Some careers may require you to have a certain level of education or specialized training. Determine what you need to learn or do in order to be qualified for your desired career. Many jobs just require enthusiasm and commitment.
  4. Create a plan. Once you have a list of potential careers, make a plan for how you will achieve your goals. This may involve going to university, getting additional training or certification, or gaining relevant experience through internships or part-time work. Study can be done remotely and at your choosing these days.
  5. Network and seek out job opportunities. Don’t be afraid to reach out to people in your chosen field and ask for advice or introductions. Look for job openings and apply for positions that are a good fit for your skills and experience. Networking in your area of interest will give you a head start on other prospective employees

C&H Recruitment can advise on any new jobs you might be interesting in applying for. Simply submit a resume with any online job application.