As we head toward a new year, lots of us will be taking stock, not only about personal character resolutions but also about where we are at work. Related: 3 Tips To Avoid Missing Out On New Job Opportunities If you feel stuck at a dead end or have started to wonder, “Is this all there is?” it may be time to think about ways to recharge your career. Opportunities abound. All you have to do is break free of your inertia and start exploring ways you can escape the hum drum of fulfilling someone else’s career goals and consider venturing out with your own business. If you experienced a sudden tightening in your gut at even the thought of becoming an entrepreneur, remember you risk absolutely nothing by conducting an exploration. So why not ignore the cautious risk-averse voice in your ear and get started? After all, in many ways owning your own business can be less risky than remaining an employee in today’s revolving-door economy. You can start by contacting a franchise coach who can introduce you to a vetted list of successful franchises that might offer you ways to reach your own personal career goals, whether that be work-life balance, greater income potential or an opportunity to tap your own inner talents in a particular business with which you may not have any experience.
Choosing a career in law enforcement is not a casual decision. The nature of the work demands singular dedication. Becoming a police officer is as much a calling as it is a career. Some people follow this path because it is a family tradition. Some want to give back to the community they call home. Others hope to make a difference through public service, and most are interested in the job stability and lifelong benefits that a career in law enforcement can offer. With more than 17,000 state and local policing agencies in the United States, there is room for a diversity of talent. Here are a few career opportunities in law enforcement: