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What Role Should Parents Play In Their Kids’ Career Choices?

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In this technologically driven world, with everything moving so fast, mean and women have become slaves to the digital world – with jobs they don’t like, to buy things that mean nothing. How exactly is career? How important is it to choose a job that you actually like?

Career is much more that having a job or earning a living. It is crucial for any individual to make these choices on their own, based on their interests and capabilities. Otherwise, your profession simply drains out your soul, leaving you lifeless. And to what extent are parent responsible for their kid’s choices about their careers?

It isn’t acceptable to impose your opinions and interests on your kids’ personal choices. What you should be doing instead is helping them discover their talents and fields of interest. Exposing them to a variety of constructive activities is what parents should be doing. Parents, do be forceful, instead be a guiding force.

T hatch an egg, warmth is what is required, not pressure. Pressure will only break the egg. Similarly, parent need to give a supportive hand to their children’s dreams instead of playing a decisive role in their lives. Let you child make mistakes. Let them be themselves and let the fall down enough times. All you would need to do is to be able to pick them up and hold them.

It is important to lay down all the options in front of kid, and then only will they be able to make a well-informed decision about their career path. This allows the child to work in a field that interests them, instead of going to a job they don’t desire. Success in the long run depends upon the career choices they make today. To excel professionally they need to do a work of their choice. This world is highly competitive, and a person can only survive if they like the work that they do and therefore they put their 100 percent into that work – to be able to choose their careers will give them confidence to be able to survive in the corporate world.

Don’t be demanding, instead be patient and supportive. Career choices are very crucial decisions to make, and often very confusing as well. If you put additional on your child, they might not completely evolve as an individual. Children will be satisfied if they are allowed to make their own decisions.

Let the child have his own experiences. Let him make mistakes. Parents should simply stand beside them and motivate them. Children have an inborn drive to fulfill their dreams. Parents, bring out the best in your child.