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Selecting a new career field is a process that involves a number of things. It includes your interest, work related values, your skills and self-confidence. The most important thing is self-confidence. You must have confidence in your self that you can achieve greater heights in the career that you have selected.

It is also a very good idea to meet with a career development professional or career counselor or career development facilitator. A career development professional will use various tactics to help you assess your interests, personality, skills, and work related values. This is called a self-assessment. He or she will then show you how these things, combined; play a role in choosing a career. There are self-assessment tools you can use on your own. Many are available online.

A career in the Military is also not a bad option. At the end of your military career choosing a new career path isnít difficult. In fact, your military training and experience will qualify you for a wide range of civilian careers you havenít considered. Many military specialties give service members experience in human resource management, office administration, maintenance, data entry, and computer software engineering. This means that you might be able to pick and choose the civilian career field that best suits you and your goals.

   
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