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By Jon Mitchell

Each year 250,000 women and men go away the U.S. army for different work.  This publication bargains profession solutions to servicemen and -women doing simply that.  Author Jon Mitchell, a task recruiter who specializes in job placement for army veterans, bargains routines, instruments, case reports, and counsel designed to ease the transition from energetic responsibility to the civilian workforce.  The publication comprises suggestion on resume education, interview suggestions, operating with activity recruiters, and comparing task deals.

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He had been reading any articles or books on environmental issues he could find, Key ‘life’ considerations ■ 37 particularly around renewable energies. He was initially quite shocked that this had become of such importance to him. However, having reflected on it he realized this was the missing link in terms of why he was questioning his Army career and was an area he really wanted to get more actively involved in. By understanding this, James was able to incorporate this thinking into focusing on career options for him.

So begin to put some thought to this. 36 ■ Deciding on the right career Where you are right now, what is it you ideally want out of life? Keep asking yourself – what else? 2. 2). James’s story James was a Captain in the Army. He had always thrived in his career but had recently begun to question it. This made him feel uncomfortable as he had always been passionate about and loyal to the Army and couldn’t understand why he was now questioning it as a career. He was extremely happy day to day in his job, enjoyed the challenges it gave him… but there was something causing him to question it and he couldn’t work out what it was.

If there is a practical reason why you can’t achieve your dream, you need to revisit your work and life considerations and look 52 ■ Deciding on the right career at the aspects of your ideal career that would be practical for you. Next consider other career ideas along similar lines to your ideal career. A good way to explain what I mean is to give you an example. I had a client not so long ago who had a real passion for animals and, growing up, had always wanted to be a Vet. However, for one reason or another he never got the grades he needed so had discounted it at an early age.

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