identifies 7 areas to consider shaping out the kind of job you are looking for. These are described as 7 petals.
1 What are my favourite fields of interest or knowledge?
What do you know from previous jobs?
What do you know about outside work?
What fields, careers, or industries interest you?
Any other Hunches, Bright Ideas?
2 What People Environment would you like to stay in
What people do you like to be with, and what do you dislike?
In terms of people, what kind of people would you like to work with. The ‘holland codes’ are one way: Realistic, Investigating, Artistic Conventional, Enterprising and Social Types (see the section on People Types)
3 What do I like doing?
Think of verbs related to date, people and things? (Like comparing, supervising, setting up)
4 What is your preferred Salary &Responsibility?
E.g. What salary do you need for your lifestyle, and what is common for that industry
E.g. What level: supervisor, manager, CEO, advisory, director etc.
5 What are your favourite working conditions?
e.g. Indoor, outdoor, with people, in a team, in an open office, etc.)
5 Where do you want to work?
How close to home
Would you move to a new house?
How much travel and how often?
6 What is your mission, vision and values in life?