Careers for ADHD

People with ADHD need careers where they can think on their feet, be creative problem-solvers, and multitask like crazy. Here are some examples of careers that harness the innate skills and strengths of ADHD minds.

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1. Teacher

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Teacher

Your Match?

School is not only a place of academic learning, but of social learning as well.

2. Journalist

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Journalist

Your Match?

Do you have strong communication skills?

3. Editor

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Editor

Your Match?

An editor is a critical reader and a lover of words, whose job is to polish and refine a story or an article.

4. Culinary Chef

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Culinary Chef

Your Match?

Do you love to prepare, cook and present food?

5. Aesthetician

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Aesthetician

Your Match?

An aesthetician works at a salon or spa, giving specialized skincare treatments to clients, in particular, facial skin care treatments.

6. Hairdresser

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Hairdresser

Your Match?

Are you interested in the beauty industry?

7. Franchise Owner

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Franchise Owner

Your Match?

A franchise owner is a business owner who has bought a franchise — an already established business model that is part of a chain (think McDonalds, Subway, or Kentucky Fried Chicken).

8. Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur

Your Match?

An entrepreneur is an individual who has identified a need in the marketplace and has come up with an innovative business idea to fill that need.

9. Nurse

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Nurse

Your Match?

Nurses are indispensable when it comes to protecting public health.