If you are highly detail-oriented, you likely have a massive advantage over others trying to get into competitive fields. The thing that will set you apart from many trying to apply for jobs is your care and attention, and your willingness to go the extra mile to perfect everything. This can open you up to many high-level careers. However, because you are so detail-oriented, sometimes you look at every option available to you before making a decision. This can be difficult when trying to find a singular path to go down. That can impact how you choose to begin your career. Sound relatable?
If so, consider the following careers you could also make a difference in. There are plenty of opportunities here for the go-getter:
Healthcare jobs are so vast in potential and so wide in their applications that you have almost everything to consider. What form of care would you like to give? What educational requirements must you have to qualify? What sort of career are you looking for, and what kind of restorative work would you hope to complete. Remember that healthcare jobs aren’t limited to working as a Doctor or Nurse. You might work as a Physio, or even logistically such as a hospital receptionist – a much more specialized task than regular reception work. The process of contributing to healthcare can give you real job satisfaction, as your efforts, no matter how distinct, are contributing to the public good over time. That will always be essentially rewarding, no matter which role you take on.
Managing an office can be quite an interesting pursuit. Managing a creative brand can be even more fascinating. From managing a musical act to producing a movie to working as an agent for actors, working in the creative fields is reliant on raising a profile, learning about the zeitgeist, mitigating the often intense requirements of the talent versus what is really achievable, and thus stewarding a hand in the overall creative process. It can be a cutthroat industry, but being highly detail oriented can help you manage all elements of this interesting business, and give you an amazing amount of strange, hilarious situations to resolve.
Marketing is of course all about perception. To work well here, you need to become a pretty astute observer. Thankfully, observing details is your skillset here. Knowing what is on trend, how to avoid cringe-worthy campaigns, and how to get people talking is an art form, and will require minute tweaking from time to time. The more you try to work with these matters, the more experience you will gain, and then you will generate a very enviable skillset of having your finger on the pulse, and the experience to back that up.
When issues occur, you will be able to identify them completely. When things go right, you will know why, and try to repeat those perfect notes in years to come. Over time the minutiae of public opinion will change, allowing you to continually feel refreshed and interested in your output, and what makes that more reliable.
All these careers keep a high level of potential, afford many different roles, and can help you earn the big bucks if successful. Why not begin forging the path to your new career now? You never know how well it could turn out.
Emily Sprinkle, also known as Emma Loggins, is a designer, marketer, blogger, and speaker. She is the Editor-In-Chief for Women's Business Daily where she pulls from her experience as the CEO and Director of Strategy for Excite Creative Studios, where she specializes in web development, UI/UX design, social media marketing, and overall strategy for her clients.
Emily has also written for CNN, Autotrader, The Guardian, and is also the Editor-In-Chief for the geek lifestyle site FanBolt.com