September 14, 2023 – CareerWise/CERIC: Many conversations I have with young adults start with a statement like this: “I am stuck. I have no idea what I am passionate about. What if I make the wrong career choice and I am not passionate about the work?”
What I increasingly see among young adults is decision paralysis – or what I have started to call Passion Paralysis. This paralysis stems from the fear and trepidation that many young adults experience in trying to narrow down, choose and commit to one career path.
Have we inadvertently done young adults a disservice by framing career development under the banner of “find your passion” before they have even experienced and explored the world that they are entering?
Read the full article by Britt-Mari Sykes here