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Do what you LOVE what you do

Everyone says, “It’s important that you do what you love.”

It took me years – and a few bad jobs – to understand the true value of this statement.

It’s not that I didn’t believe it was good advice. I just didn’t really understand it. I saw it as a little disingenuous. A parent or a teacher would say it, and I would think about all the people who are clearly doing jobs that they didn’t love. 

I also thought that if everyone really did jobs they loved, then there would be no such thing as garbage collectors. (This was before I knew what it meant to have to pay bills.)

Before joining TalentEgg, I took a job that I knew I probably wouldn’t love. I did it because I had bills to pay and I needed a job. I lasted a total of four days before quitting.

It was at that moment that I really understood the importance of ‘doing what you love.’ I know, it’s easier said than done to be able to do something that you love and get paid for it. But if you can make it work, it will make life a little bit easier and you’ll have a much greater chance of succeeding.

If you don’t know what it is that you love to do, our Career Incubator is a great place to start.

Check out some of our previous industry focus weeks where we profile a ton of different roles across all sorts of industries. Hopefully this will help you find out what is that you love to do.

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Nathaniel Rottenberg
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