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Get the Job You Want, Not the Job Everyone Else Wants

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Philly.com has a great article advising college students to major in what interests them instead of the “golden majors” that are “guaranteed” to get them a job and a big salary after graduation.

It’s hit the nail on the head. First of all, there are no guarantees. Especially not now. So don’t listen to anyone who tells you that such-and-such an area of study makes you a shoe-in for a six-figure job right out of school.

Second, do you really want to be doing a job that you have no interest in doing? How do you expect to remain competitive and keep pushing yourself in your field if you don’t care about your field? How will your career advance if you don’t have the passion to take it as far as it can go?

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Career Success and Job Search Expert, Ford R. Myers

Ford R. Myers is an award-winning career coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. He is author of the best-seller, Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring. Ford’s firm helps clients take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve! He has held senior consulting positions at three of the nation’s largest career service firms. Ford’s articles have appeared in thousands of publications and web sites, and he has been interviewed on every major television and radio network. Ford has also conducted presentations at hundreds of companies, associations and universities. Learn more at https://careerpotential.com.

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