Start with the end in mind - Invictus Value 6
The best way to be successful is to have a goal to strive for. You need to have an idea of what you want to do, so you can focus your energy and talents in the right areas.
Many people know early what they would like to do for the rest of their lives, whereas others are unsure. There are lots of simple skills test that you can take to see what you are good at, and suggest ideas for jobs or roles that might suit those skills.
Click on the link to take the National Careers Service skills test.
Where could your favourite subject take you?
Looking for job inspiration? Check out the job profiles on BBC Bitesize to help you get started. Hear from people who are using subjects that interest you, see how much you could get paid for different roles and find out what qualifications you might need to follow in their footsteps.
Skills -o- meter
The Skills-o-meter below can be used to help you discover what jobs you might like to do in the future.
Select the emoji that shows how you feel about each statement.
You will be given suggestions of jobs linked to what you most enjoy doing.
The career-o-meter below can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, to help you to discover more about different occupations and identify potential careers for you.
It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you
can select the most relevant to you.