Do something you love, then it won't be work. But don't stop there. Take your hobby to the next level by doing it as much
As G-Day gets closer, seniors all over the country are being asked the dreaded question, "What are your plans after graduation?" Family members, friends, and even strangers have the best intentions in asking this; however, if you don't have an answer, it can bring about the longest 30 seconds of your life.
If you're soon to be a college graduate (what's up class of 2016?) and on the job hunt, here's some advice from five successful young professionals on how to land your first job out of college.
The key with exploration is to welcome and embrace it. Don't expect instant answers, don't force yourself into a box created by others, and most importantly don't force yourself into a box you created.
Teachers, of course, can lead the way, not toward some false utopia embodied in the privatizing, anti-union, agenda of the testing moguls but in education's humanistic roots -- providing young people with multiple pathways to success.
Just simply having a job or an internship is not enough. Even if it's at the biggest company in the world with the best salary possible for your field, it' s still not enough. In order to be successful, you must demand more -- and no, I don't only mean more pay. I mean more out of the experience.
Everyone my age has some dangling worry trailing around after them everywhere that they're somehow not doing everything, that what they're doing is not altogether the right thing, that they are missing out. The doubt is natural, and everyone you know -- yes, even that person -- carries it sometimes too.
You say: “Let’s talk.” More broadly, encourage your friend to connect the dots in terms of her passions and hobbies. “The
My hope is that by forming good habits early on and sharing them with others, I can do my part in establishing a new baseline for a generation as it begins to tackle the "real world." We have it in us to be successful and to help others, but we must first do all we can to help ourselves.