How to understand what your work
List your hobbies and hobbies. Decide what you like to do the most. This may be reading books and newspapers, blogging, traveling, business, research.
Prepare and write a list of your skills and abilities. Select from this list the 5-7 key qualities based on your own experience. For example, it may be document management skills, ability to work in team, self-management of projects, discipline, sense of responsibility, knowledge of special programs, creative work, ability to speak in public.
Make a list of professions that may be appropriate. Lean on your knowledge and interests. For example, if you like to read, and you have skills in document management, you can approach the librarian's work. If you like to chat with people — think about the profession of sales Manager. Do not focus only on prestigious and high-paying professions, otherwise you risk to have "fashionable", but disliked the profession.
Find out about each job as possible. Find the information you need at specialized magazines and Newspapers, on web sites, in online communities. Try to get to know a real person who has excelled in your profession. Ask him the pros and cons, think about how to develop your career in this field.
Write a list of your requirements for your dream job. Choose the most important of them and discard those that are not so significant.
Determine whether you are eligible for the profession, education, psychological qualities, health.
Think about what work schedule would satisfy you. The specificity of some specialties lies in the fact that it is necessary to work in shifts.