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7 Creating and balancing a portfolio career

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Job satisfaction takes many forms. For some people, it means a relatively secure income; for others, it’s the opportunity to concentrate on a single, fascinating career. Then there are those for whom job satisfaction comes from having a variety of different careers (either all at once or consecutively) that allows them to earn a livelihood exploring lots of different interests.

To critical observers, this approach to career development –– known as the ‘portfolio career –– may appear unfocused and directionless. However, it’s an excellent way for you to enjoy different opportunities and life experiences ...

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