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“It’s hard to know what you can do when you don’t even know what you want to do,” says the man in “How to Help Your Kids Try On a Career.” There are seemingly endless possibilities when it comes to careers and jobs, so it can be overwhelming when you or other adults ask children what they want to be when they grow up.
Don’t pressure them, but see the “Try on a Career” series as a way to expose your children to different jobs and help them discover skills that could help them build interest in different types of careers.
Kids don’t need to have their careers planned right now. It takes time and effort to find out what you’re good at and what you want to do for a career or job. As they grow up, those ideas should become more solidified, especially when they’re old enough to seek further training or education that will help them to become independent. Being patient and helping your children research different careers are some of the best ways you can help them figure out what they want to be when they grow up.
Making career decisions for yourself
Watch through the playlists and see what interests you. Pray about the advice in the videos and do additional research.
“Have faith. God wants you to succeed, and He will help you,” counsels the woman in “How to Try on a New Career: Young Adults.”
To read the full article on LDS.org, click here.