02 THE CAREER CYCLE – DECIDING WHERE YOU ARE AND WHAT’S NEXT

By ‘career’ I don’t mean going off on a commuter train in a suit to a 9-5. In its broadest sene, career is defined by the good old Oxford English Dictionary as "a person’s course or progress through life (or a distinct portion of life)".

FOR THOSE WHO For those who like the detail and/or are interested in the history of language, the term 'career' comes from the 16thcentury French word carriere which means road. This in turn comes from the Latin via cararia, meaning a track for a wheeled vehicle (or literally a road for wagons). Like any road you happen to find yourself upon, it’s important to know where you’re trying to get to and roughly how you’re going to get there. And once you’re ...

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