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

Teacher Teacher


Your Match?

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

2. Journalist

Journalist Journalist


Your Match?

A journalist is someone who investigates, collects and presents information as a news story.

3. Editor

Editor 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

Aesthetician 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

Hairdresser Hairdresser


Your Match?

A hairdresser is someone who specializes in cutting, colouring and styling hair in order to enhance or maintain a person's appearance.

7. Franchise Owner

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Franchise Owner

Your Match?

A franchise owner, or a franchisee, is someone who buys a business that is part of a chain (think McDonalds, or Kentucky Fried Chicken), using the same name, trademark, product, and services.

8. Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur 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

Nurse Nurse


Your Match?

Nurses are indispensable when it comes to protecting public health.