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Your 2024 career planning resolutions should include these 5 tips

Are you planning your New Year’s Resolutions? Here are 5 things you can incorporate to create an impact via your career in Animal Advocacy.

As we approach the new year, many of us are thinking about our resolutions, particularly how we can make a meaningful impact in our careers. If your passion lies in animal advocacy, you're in luck. The field of animal advocacy offers numerous opportunities to create a significant difference. In this article, we will walk you through some key steps and resources to help you plan a high-impact career in animal advocacy.

What are we going to cover here:

1. Explore High-Impact Career Paths

Before you dive in, it's crucial to understand which career paths can have the most significant impact. Animal Advocacy Careers provides a comprehensive list of high-impact career paths. By exploring these paths, you can identify where your skills and passion could be most effectively utilised. Visit our Skills Profiles section to understand the various roles and the skills required for each.

2. Kickstart Your Career with LEARNING 

If you're new to this field or looking to transition from another career, consider enrolling in specialised courses. Animal Advocacy Careers offers a course designed to give you a strong foundation in animal advocacy. The Introduction to Animal Advocacy online course can be an excellent start for those looking to make a well-informed entry into the field.

3. Utilise Resources for Strategic Career Planning

Having the right resources at your disposal can make a significant difference in your career planning. 

You can scroll through our Free Guide on Animal Advocacy to gain insights into actionable steps to start your journey towards making an impact for animals. 

The Resources section on our website offers a wealth of information, including our job board and opportunities for skilled volunteering. These resources can be instrumental in helping you find the right opportunities and network with like-minded individuals.

4. Engage in Skilled Volunteering and Networking

Engaging in skilled volunteering is not only a great way to contribute but also an excellent opportunity to gain experience and build your network. Look at Vegan Hacktivist’s Playground or our Animal Advocacy Job Board for opportunities matching your skills and interests. 

5. Consider Donating While Earning in Different Career Paths

Finally, another impactful approach involves pursuing a potentially high-earning career and donating a significant portion of your income to effective animal advocacy organisations. You do not necessarily need to pursue a high-earning career but what aligns best with your skills and needs. Even a 1% contribution can make a huge difference. This path can be incredibly impactful, especially if direct work in the field isn't the best fit for your skills or circumstances. Read more about this approach here. Interested in receiving tips and other resources? Register your interest on the Waitlist form.

As we step into 2024, let's aim to make our career choices count, especially in fields like animal advocacy, where the impact can be profound. By following these steps and leveraging the resources provided by Animal Advocacy Careers, you can strategically plan a career that not only fulfils you personally but also makes a substantial difference in the lives of animals.


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