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career path - some skills that helps in reaching success
Philippines
April 13, 2008 1:10pm CST
im having problem in choosing a career, im really confused im just wondering if mylot can help me.. you, when do you started screaming(not necessarily screaming) that this is the career i want! this is where i want to dedicate my life! how did your career helped in your success? would i feel a certain feeling for me to know what i really want?
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@tigerdragon (4297)
• Philippines
14 Apr 08
be careful not to get so excited about it , what if it falls flat on your face? can you still face yourself? you might end up telling yourself you were wrong. no matter what you do in life just simply love it and do the best you can eventhough how small or insignificant it is. what if there was just one glitch in your career? YOU MIGHT FEEL , NOPE, THIS IS NOT THE RIGHT ONE. just simply love what you don not the career.
@roniroxas (10576)
• Philippines
14 Apr 08
you are still young. take small steps one at a time. in the world out there, there are a lot of competition and you should be ready to compete to suceed in anything you like to be. you should not just feel that THIS IS IT but you should feel also I LIKE IT and I CAN WORK HARD and I AN ENJOYING. if you only feel this is it but not enjoying it at all int he long ran you will get tired of it then lose interest. what ever you want to be a career make up your mind and your heart as well. then shoot but take one small step at a time.
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• United States
13 Apr 08
What do you like to do the most? Think of things that you enjoy and wouldn't mind spending a good portion of your day doing. My career sort of just happened. I really didn't know what I wanted to do with my life. My daughter was just starting kindergarten and I needed to find full time work. A local company happened to have an opening (insurance). I started out as a receptionists and filing paper work. I enjoyed the people I worked with and saw opportunity. I slowly worked my way up the corporate ladder (so to speak). I've been in the same line of business now and my income has increased because I didn't quit. Eventually I went to college and got a degree in business managment. I was glad I did.
@sedel1027 (17854)
• United States
13 Apr 08
I still have no clue what I want to do and I am 29. My husband has wanted to be a video game programmer as long as he can remember and he is 27. I don't think there is a magic age. I would start off with something that you are interested in and research that field.
• United States
13 Apr 08
My dad always worked in an assembly plant. He retired from Proctor & Gamble with a good pension. I think the key to a career is finding something you enjoy and stay with it. It pays off in the long haul.
@secretbear (19464)
• Philippines
26 Apr 08
i didn't really scream "this is the career i want!". i was silent about it, saying to myself "i'm gonna be like that!". my mother was my inspiration. she has a job where she gets to travel a lot and go to different places. she had practically traveled the whole country. and i just so envy her. so while i was still a student, i vowed to myself that i would get a job that would let me travel to a lot of places. i'm now working but i have only gone to a few places and i'm far from reaching half of my mother's achievement. but when i was still a student i got to travel to a lot of places already. anyway, i'm still young and i have only been working for two years. i'm still learning to love my job and who knows, i would achieve too what my mother has achieved. you just have to think what you really want. what you really want to do. what is the thing that makes you happy. and from there, i think you can decide on career to take. good luck!
@winterose (39917)
• Canada
17 Apr 08
are you still in school? Because if so you need to take a career choice and or aptitude test that will guide you in the right direction, also if you have a guidance counsellor in your school would be the best first step. Careers are about many things, it has to be something you really care about and what you are also good at or could be good at with the right training. It is very personal, I would have to know you more to suggest a career for you.
@rlc456 (415)
• United States
13 Apr 08
I really can't answer that, because I have went from several jobs in my life. So that to me is a personal choice.