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Goodbye College—Hello Life! Go-To Answers from a Got-There Grown-Up by Lisa Brock

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Chapter 6

Are you looking for a career, or a job?

What is the difference between a career and a job? Most people assume that a career is what the well-educated pursue, while a “job” is a place to work where you have to punch a time clock. A job that pays by the hour tends to call for less commit ment than the omnipotent career might, but like everything in life, there are shades of gray.

Are careers for life?

Recent studies are showing some interesting trends about career employment. Women, for example, are making signifi cant career changes in midlife. Many women appear to be abandoning the profession they entered after college and entering a new one that is more meaningful to them. Some women are moving from small organizations to larger ones ...

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