​​24 And Don’t Have A Career? 5 Actions To Take Before You Hit 25

5 Actions to Take That Will Get You Closer to Finding A Career

Lady with her head in her hands at her desk
Many of us realise we’ve made a bad career choice before we make the right one. Sometimes we only learn what we want by finding out what we don’t want.

Realise That Hardly Anyone Has Their Career Figured Out By 25

  • Writer, Actor or Producer — 11.22%
  • Teacher or other Educational roles — 8.76%
  • Pharmacist, Dentist or Vet — 8.17%
  • Police Officer or a Firefighter — 4.04%
  • Nurse or Midwife — 3.53%
  • Sales and Retail — 6.2%
  • Personal Care — 4.8%
  • Teacher or other Educational roles — 4.5%
  • Elementary services — 4.3%
  • Sales and Marketing — 3.7%
  • Administration — 3.3%
  • IT and Telecommunications — 2.8%
  • Childcare — 2.8%
  • Financial Administration — 2.7%
  • Business Finance — 2.7%
  • Customer Service — 2.5%
  • Construction — 2.5%
If you're 24 and don't have a career, 25 can seem scary - this lady holding a birthday cake looks worried
When you’re 24 and don’t have a career, your 25th birthday might not seem like something worth celebrating

Research What Suits You

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Weigh up the Pros and Cons

  • What is the earning potential for someone at your level?
  • How much can you expect to earn in five years?
  • What do you expect your work-life balance to be like in this career?
  • Where are the jobs? Will you have a long commute or have to relocate?
  • Does it allow you to travel?
  • Will you need to manage people as you progress throughout your career?
  • Does this career choice leave room for having a family?
Lady considering the pros and cons of one career vs another
The pros and cons of various career choices will vary depending on what’s important to you.

Devise a Plan

A Few Final Thoughts on Being 24 And Not Having A Career




Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Rachael. Adria Solutions

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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