Learn The Job Market
What is the career outlook or projections for this particular career? There is lots of information showing where specific careers are going. Most of us want to work in high demand occupations. It is always good to know what is in demand. Also consider your geography. Is the work you are seeking available in all regions or specific to a location? Is it remote?
Also, what are the long term promotional opportunities? Most people start a job envisioning promotions in the future. If you value promotions then you should seek a job where promotions are possible. These are some of the things to consider when you are choosing a major.
- Think about the future of each career
- Most people prefer high demand careers
- Consider the locations of each career