What’s your dream career?
Think you’d be awesome taking your music hobby into something big scale? Do you work well with people or are you best flying solo? Take our quiz to find out what career would suit you best.Image Courtesy: Sasha-Lee Nortje @art.swg.co.za
1. When it comes to interacting with people, you:
a) Love meeting new people.
b) Are a team player and enjoy sharing ideas.
c) Are great at problem solving.
2. You would hate a career that resulted in you:
a) Getting technical.
b) Working on your own.
c) Having to be creative.
3. You are mostly motivated by:
a) Moving up the corporate ladder.
b) Sharing your passion.
c) Helping people.
4. When it comes to success, your theory is that:
a) People should work together to succeed.
b) You want a job that pays well.
c) If you give something your all, money will follow.
5. Which of the following best describes your personality?
a) Emotional and led by the heart.
b) You’re a problem-solver.
c) You’re social.
1. a2 b1 c3
2. a2 b1 c3
3. a3 b1 c2
4. a2 b3 c1
5. a1 b3 c2
Art with heart
You seem to be most suited to a creative career. This could include a career in music, writing, art or graphic design, for instance. You love the idea of creating new things and sharing your passion with the world. The good thing is that you’re led by the heart and will pursue a creative career with passion, but bear in mind that you need stability in your career. Focus on the business side of things too so that your creative dream has a strong, stable foundation.
You’re a social person, love meeting new people and are interested in team playing. You thrive on working with others and are approachable. You dislike being on your own or getting into a career that is too technical. You’d much rather get out there and help people, make a difference as well as network. Great career fields would include things like being a guidance counsellor, publicist, teacher, social worker or team leader.
You seem to be leaning towards the conventional and popular types of careers, such as working in finance, accountancy, IT or administration. Money might be a motivator for you, but remember there are other important factors too, like enjoying what you do. Some of your best personality traits include problem-solving, logical thinking and strong ambition.