Know your work preferences

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Knowing a bit about yourself will help you in your job search.

It can be difficult to know what you want to do or the type of work you might enjoy when you are first starting out in the workforce.

To help understand your work preferences, think about the types of activities you enjoy and the environments you work best in

 Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do I prefer being outdoors or inside?
  • Do I prefer working alone or in a team?
  • Am I more suited to analytical or creative activities?
  • Am I more practical (e.g. I like working with my hands), or more theoretical (e.g. I prefer research)?

Understanding your work preferences will help you target your job search efforts to jobs that suit you.

 These tools can help you:

…Or you can browse Job Jumpstart for other ideas and suggestions of what to do next.