What Career Counselors Don't Know: Uncovering Your Vocation from the Inside-Out

Career counselors and job placement agencies are well intentioned when they give clients a variety of assessment tests in order “place” them in a position or career for which they would be best suited. But if you are to discover your true vocation and create work that is aligned with every aspect of your being – your values, your priorities, your spiritual perspective – you need to approach your search from a soul level, from the inside out. [...]

Career, Vocation and Vision - Discover Your Life's Calling

To work without a sense of calling is to literally work for nothing.

Perhaps the sage, who has become free of any need for meaning, can do this. Or the fool, who is content as an animal is content. But for the rest of us, our vocation (our calling) is the vital, ongoing connection [...]