There is a lot of pressure on people these days to choose the best career path at a very young age. This would probably be a very difficult decision at any age. What makes it even harder is the fact that is such a life defining and important thing to decide. Young people often have not had the opportunity to explore all of their talents and skills. It's not easy to make a decision that could affect you for a long time when you feel that you don't have all of the information you need.
The chart below is from a book named "Do What You Are" by Paul Tieger. This book has some excellent resources including the chart below. It is designed to help you choose the best career path available based on the information you have available. When it comes to job satisfaction your personality type is just as important as your skill set. Studies show that if you enjoy what you do, you will do a better job. Being happy with your job is a very important factor in your overall happiness as well. Most of us spend a lot of time working, so you want to love what you do!