As a busy mum it can be very difficult to get back on track with your career goals. At the moment your life is full of dirty nappies, bottles of milk and food stains all over everybody’s clothing, so it’s hard to consider your long term aims and aspirations. Thinking of career ideas is becoming quite tricky for you because you can’t see past next week, let alone next year. You have always been a creative person so getting stuck into something might just give you a little bit of release. Balancing your personal goals with being a mother can be tricky, but some of these ideas might just give you the push you need to get started.
Perhaps you didn’t complete your degree because you got pregnant, or maybe you didn’t study something you were passionate about all those years ago. Now would be the perfect time to ignite your passions again and earn an online accredited mba. You can choose from a whole range of subject to suit you from business to engineering and it can all be carried out from the comfort of your own home. Earning an online qualification won’t be easy, but you will be able to keep your home life balance by taking something like this on. You can complete all of your coursework and projects in your own time without having to rush to lectures first thing in the morning!
As a creative person you should definitely consider starting a blog. You could even create a business out of it if it becomes successful; blogging is becoming a popular hobby for many new mums as it allows you to release your thoughts in a safe and non-judgemental environment. Perhaps you have a secret passion you have always wanted to explore. You can do all of this through the wonderful world of blogging. Think of a niche topic that you could talk about endlessly and make sure you create content that appeals to your target audience. Blogging can either be a little bit of fun, or an amazing career enhancer; you have the power to choose how you want to pursue it.
Creating a professional social media account might just help you to get headhunted for the dream job you have always been looking for. You can operate your social media from home without causing any upheaval to your daily routine. Many employers look on the internet to find their next candidate for job openings, so it is definitely worth creating a slick and sophisticated profile or website, just in case they are looking for somebody like you.
Becoming a volunteer can be a hugely fulfilling career enhancer that you could grow to enjoy. Whether you offer to help out at local school events or you want to assist in a shop, there are so many ways to gain experience in the field you are hoping to work in one day.
So open up your mind and find the creative career enhancer that works for you!
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