“Think of networking like dating.”
“Keep knocking on doors. No doesn’t mean no, it just means not right now.”
“You can’t know what your destination is.”
I recently attended a Career Centre panel discussion on “Discovering Careers in Non-Profit, Charitable, Non-Governmental, and Social Justice Organizations.” While I was there, I was inspired and surprised by what I heard.
There were six great panelists, with backgrounds as diverse as commerce, medieval history, environmental studies, communications, sociology, and political science.
Given that diversity, it’s no surprise that the first lesson to emerge was…
“Don’t let your degree define you – you define the degree.”
A degree is just one part of your journey. There is no perfect degree for landing your dream job. Really. It’s more likely that you will have a non-linear career path filled with jobs or experiences that might not seem directly related to your goals.
If you’re feeling directionless…
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