Our values can be personal to ourselves or important to our family, religion or culture. Some things that we care about can be easy to work out. You might value your friends, family or the things you own? You might value the environment, animals, even what you eat. Other are not always easy to identify but we all have them and they can determine our choices. Some examples are:
- Moral Values - integrity, honesty, bravery
- Work values - hard work, loyalty, positive attitude
- Monetary value - watch, clothing or item of jewellery
- Cultural values - family traditions
Discovering your Career Values
We all have career values and discovering them is important to having a succcessful and happy career. Discovering your career values can help you work out what is important to you about:
'Career values are prioritise that affect your career decisions'
how To Discover Your Career Values
We've created this simple quiz that explores 12 popular career values. You could start here and see what ideas this generates and if this sits with your own careers exploration.
Write about your ideal job. What would you be doing? Where would you be working? If you cannot come up with an ideal job. you could compare some jobs and see if their are any common themes.