Job Quiz: What Should You Be Doing?


By Marty Nemko, Career Coach

Over the years, I've asked my career counseling clients hundreds of questions to tease out what they should be doing with their lives.

Recently, I created a new-client questionnaire that includes the questions that most often reveal something important about a client. I now have my clients complete the questionnaire at home, bring it to their first session, and I use their answers as a springboard for our first discussion.

Many clients have told me that simply answering those questions was enormously helpful. It helps them discover who they are, and often, in turn, what they should be doing. You can discover this, too, by considering the following topics and questions.