Make a priority table

Prioritise among your job options and decide which one you want to proceed with. Pick your top option with the help of a priority table.

Do this

Draw a table like the one in the picture, on paper, or on your computer. Or download our template.

  • Write down the job options you're interested in at the top of each column.
  • On the far left, list different properties. For example, "fits my strengths", "matches my interests", "I have relevant education", "job opportunities", "location", "interesting tasks" and so on.
  • Then fill in your table and mark each property with a plus sign (+) or a minus sign (–).
  • Add up all the plus signs and minus signs for each option. The results will help you prioritise.

Download priority table Pdf, 225 kB.