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If I Were 22: Face It, You're Going to Be Kissing Some Career Frogs

If I Were 22: Face It, You're Going to Be Kissing Some Career Frogs

Dear Sallie-at-22, Congratulations on graduating from UNC!Now, take a deep breath. And another deep breath. I know you haven’t “figured it out” yet. And you won’t at 23, or 24, or 25 (and sometimes you’ll feel like you still haven’t, even in your 40s. But that’s for a different post.)At this early stage of your career, there’s a real temptation to go into a field of work because your friends are or because it’s “hot.” But there’s also an enormously small likelihood that it will still be hot 10, 20, 30, 40 years from now. So, rather than wedding yourself to an industry, instead shift your focus to gaining experiences and learning as much as you can, so that you build transferrable skills.For y

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Nylia Lighty

This is brilliant! Thanks for sharing.

September 23, 2014

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