What Should I Do With My Life?

Deciding on Your Path: Exploring Engineering and Science Job Opportunities

Are you pondering the age-old question of "What should I do with my life?" If you're considering entering the engineering profession and exploring job opportunities in R&D, Quality Engineering, or Science, you've come to the right place. Let's delve into some helpful insights that might assist you in making this crucial decision.

In today's world, it's common for graduates to take to the skies and embark on adventurous travels to far-flung destinations—I did the same! However, amidst their globetrotting escapades, a recurring question inevitably arises: "What should I do with my life?" Which career path holds the right job opportunity for me?

One approach to answering this question is to conduct what is known as an "Area of Destiny" (AOD) analysis. Simply put, an AOD analysis prompts individuals to seek a career at the intersection of two key questions: What am I uniquely skilled at? And what do I genuinely enjoy doing?

While it's important to pursue a career aligned with your passions, the realities of today's world also necessitate a level of pragmatism. After all, chasing a career that lacks demand or financial viability might not be the wisest choice.

Consideration should also be given to the question of which skills are currently in high demand. Presently, there is a significant number of job opportunities in Quality Engineering and Science fields, both in Ireland and internationally. Irish companies and multinational corporations (MNCs) are consistently seeking professionals with expertise in Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, R&D, and Science. So, ask yourself: Is this something I would love doing, and am I uniquely skilled in this area?

If your answer is a resounding yes, then there has never been a better time to explore job opportunities in the Engineering and Science sectors. The prospects are abundant, waiting for individuals like you who possess the talents and passion for these fields.

Remember, regardless of the career path you choose, it's crucial to let go of the fear of making mistakes. Careers are filled with twists and turns, which can be valuable learning experiences. Embrace the ever-changing nature of the world and of yourself. Feel the fear and take that leap forward.

As for me, one thing I excel at and thoroughly enjoy is connecting people with great job opportunities. If you're interested in exploring job options in Ireland, please don't hesitate to reach out. I would be delighted to assist you.

Now, enough about me. I'm eager to hear your story!

Cliona O'Malley
Quality Engineering Recruitment Division
HERO Recruitment
Phone: +35391730022

Search Jobs

Match my CV

We take the hard work out of finding you a new job. Simply upload your CV (or call us) and we’ll get hunting for you!