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What was second choose as a job if the one you currently have didn’t work out ?

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Judy’s Answer

I think that it is important to have a second choice in careers. My first choice of a career was to pursue medicine. I attended one clinical session, I knew instantly it was not for me, as I was unable to separate the emotions of being around sickly and helpless people. That is when I switched to a career in professional services, particularly, Risk Assurance (Internal Audit). This is something I excelled in. I would say, pursue your first choice, do your research and try to gain hands on experience to see if it is something that you can do Longterm. If you try and conclude that it is not for you, try to pursue your second choice. It is important that you love what you do. Ask yourself, would I do this for free? Then if the answer is yes, then maybe that's your true passion.
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Amy’s Answer

I spent 10 years as a manager in the craft beer industry. As I got older, I wanted a career that didn't require as much travel and late nights. I switched to an auditing firm working from home with little to no travel. My current career choice makes it easier to raise a family and still work full time loving what I do and working with clients.
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Angela’s Answer

Very interesting question. I really did not aim for a particular career. When I was in high school I was in a program that released me around noon each day and I worked at Xerox in their Accounts Receivable Department. I was a Senior and I was actually placing collection calls for customers that did not pay their maintenance agreement and I also completed documentation to initiate the repossession of copiers. I really just fell into accounting from that point. Every few years I would apply for a accounting job that was more challenging and moved up the ranks from entry level, mid level all the way to the C - Suite level. Currently I work as a CFO Advisory Consultant at Armanino and really love what I do. Armanino is a great company. Should you wish to proceed with your accounting career and go to college to pursue your degree and CPA, please reach out to Armanino to seek intern opportunities.
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Simuel’s Answer

I'm currently an SAP consultant, if this career path didn't work out for me, I'd be working in the International Affairs/International Law space
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Lucas’s Answer

If I didn't have my current job, I'd like to work towards becoming either a wildlife photographer or a teacher. Two very different paths!
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Theresa’s Answer

If I wasn't in my current role, I would like to become a teacher at the elementary level.
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Jose’s Answer

I'm a computer engineer, but if that hadn't worked out, I would have liked to study percussion (musician) as a profession.
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Becky’s Answer

If I could no longer work in my current job I would like to teach students at the university level.
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Tony’s Answer

If I wasn't doing this job, I would look at being an Entrepreneur (start my own business) such as car detailing, with a focus on high-end detailing for Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, etc.
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Terrie’s Answer

If I wasn't doing the job I'm currently in now, I would be owning a Coffee Shop, or starting a Non-Profit.
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Myrissa’s Answer

Hi Noor!

I did not have a specific path after graduation. I have had three majorly different jobs/careers since then! I first started as a Certified Nurse Assistant - spent 2 years doing that, then I started Dental Assisting - did that for 6 years, now I am working for an Accounting Firm helping with financial audits.

I feel my career path is open to whatever skills I have. If my current job didn't work out - I would probably transition back to medical because that it what I have the most experience doing. At the same time, it depends on the situation. But if I am reading your question right you are asking if I didn't like what I am currently doing, so that 's what I would say!
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hiten’s Answer

In response to this question, consider what truly ignites your passion. For instance, you might be enthusiastic about social work, developing a product for a non-profit organization to support their operations, or offering services to such organizations. If there's a hobby you genuinely enjoy, don't hesitate to pursue it. Look for opportunities to explore if you can create a career around your interests, whether they involve travel or sports.
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Aneesa’s Answer

Lately, I've been searching for projects that make a positive difference in our community. I want to know that my work life has been meaningful and valuable. This might involve tasks with a direct effect, like teaching or coding. But it could also include lending a hand with the behind-the-scenes administrative tasks that support every event or cause.
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Rosa’s Answer

As a Technology Advisor, if I were to pursue a different career, I would first investigate the latest trends and choose the most suitable and enjoyable option. I would go for consulting. Next, I would acquire the necessary skills to excel in the chosen profession.
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Amber’s Answer

If I choose to step away from public accounting as a nonprofit tax accountant, I'd love to discover a role within a nearby nonprofit organization.
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Roger’s Answer

If I didn't have this job, my dream/goal second option will be real estate/property management. You can't go wrong with owning properties, sure things can happen like the market crashing or not being able to afford rent but I TRULY feel owning a few houses is a HUGE back-up
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