Talent Acquisition & HR Solutions
Think Big: 7 Careers for Big-Picture People
Ever notice how almost everybody says they’re “detail-oriented” on their LinkedIn profile? You’d think it was the most prized skill for every single person, in every single job. But what if you’re not detail-oriented? What if you’re good at seeing the forest (forget those trees!)? Don’t cower in shame: you’ve got a big-picture career skill that can win over the detail-oriented people any day. As a big-picture person, it’s not that you ignore details—you’re just drawn to ideas first. You have the ability to synthesize lots of information into one holistic vision. You’ve got a mind for wide-angle, strategic thinking. You’re good at spotting the latest trends. So celebrate your visionary skills, and check out these prime career choices:
1. EntrepreneurBig ideas, curiosity and the ability to connect the dots are the DNA of a good entrepreneur. Your forward-thinking ideas not only create new products and innovations; they inspire the people around you to reach higher (and invest in your company!). Average salary: Highly varied
5. Life CoachIn this career, you empower people to reach their goals—whether that’s writing a book, finding a new job or creating stronger relationships. You help your clients take a big-picture view of their own lives, allowing them to identify patterns and take their lives in a new direction. Average Salary: $46,000
7. FuturistIn this unusual marketing career, you spot shifting trends that provide clues to forecast the future. Even though it sounds like fortune telling, your work has real-world importance: your wide-scale reports help guide business decisions. It just doesn’t get much more big-picture than predicting the future. Average salary: $72,000 Salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Annie Favreau works for Inside Jobs, a site that helps people discover careers they’ll love and find the education to make it happen. Join the conversation on Twitter at @InsideJobs!
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