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I Will Pursue My Dream Job

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    Happier Than My Momma

    My mom totally missed out on the past 17 years of my life (I'm 23) and practically my little sister's whole life (she's 17), working at a job she hated.  She came home miserable every single day, with no energy to do anything but sit in front of the TV and b*tch about the...
    Chanteuse1984 Chanteuse1984 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    It's Going to Happen...

    Ever since my freshman year in high school I've always been interested in counseling... at first I wanted to do school counseling but as I got older I decided that counseling in general is for me... I'm currently in school pursuing my degree in Psychology... I will then move on...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    Surgery

    My dream one day is to be a successful pediatric surgeon. I want to work with kids and operate on them, knowing that I saved a life! I really want to work in an oncology and trauma care but anything is good, if I could do everything, oncology, trauma, emergency, and basic I would...
    gomichigan gomichigan 13-15, F Jul 26, 2013

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    After A Long Pursuit I Think I May Have Finally Found My Dream Job

    I have been on a search for quite some time now, trying to find my "dream job". In the process i learned alot about myself. I became a certified physical trainer. I have always been into physical fitness! I have started a online fitness trainer business, and its going great...
    tp4uandme tp4uandme 26-30, F Jan 13, 2012

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    Dream Job

    I don't actually don't really know what the dream job is that I'm trying to pursue. But all I know is that I want options and I want happiness. So, by pursuing EVERY dream job I could possibly want, I'm ultimately pursuing THE dream job. Lol Good strategy right?
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    Am A Cancer Specialist

    as I was a child I loved to be a doctor. By accident I studied pharmacy at uni. Naturally I wanted to be a great pharmacist in that time...but after working as a pharmacist for a while, I found out that this job could not fulfil my dreams and what I expected from my job. My...
    dreamer1985 dreamer1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    I Am Currently Pursuing My Dre...

    I am currently pursuing my dream job. I want to work in ministry full time. I've taken up a job in a church and am on my way!!!
    Hisprincess Hisprincess 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2007

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    Jackpot

    After 7 1/2 years, I landed it! Now the sky is the limit and I'm taking all the way : )
    Jennifurby Jennifurby 41-45 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    I Discovered What It Is I Want To Do

    Ive always wondered what career path I should take & Ive been working as a women's group councellor for a few months which I have enjoyed but today Ive decided that I want to be a youth worker. I am totally focussed on this. I feel like I'm following in my father's footsteps...
    chatz08 chatz08 26-30, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    Acting Is My Passion.

    I love acting, I feel like it's what I was born to do and nothing's going to get in my way! I would like to be famous, not for the whole celeb factor thing, but so that more people can see me and be inspired by my passion, and of course so i can get better jobs (i'd love to be on...
    raxither raxither 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2008

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    Musician, Creator, Arranger, Producer By Destiny

    Hi guys I am starting my own company and the ball is rolling...the concept is also growing by the day! Shows you what can happen if you open one door how many doors open with it! As long as you are willing to change and grow anything is possible! I am not willing to be a servant...
    Sjasja Sjasja 26-30, F Aug 27, 2010

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    Future M.d.

    I was introducted to medicine at a very young age. My parents both work in that field. My dad is a doctor and my mom is a nurse. I have always been interested in science and math but the first time I saw where my dad worked I fell in love. The lab was breathtaking, the...
    americanidiot87 americanidiot87 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I Quit!

    So I quit my job. I realized I do not want to work in that branch. There was no problem with the boss, co-workers, salary... I just can't imagine myself doing that for a longer time. I need something more creative where I am able to express myself. Does this sound stupid to you...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    I Like My Current Job But I Want a Job I Love

    Four years before I was in this job I was insanely happy about. The hours were long, the pay was nothing to speak of but I was happy. I was learning a lot, I was doing what I came to realize as something I was born to be doing, I was developing into a person I didn't think I...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Traffic Cop / Meter Man

    When I was little, I wanted to be a traffic cop just to direct traffic. I still do. It is (one of) the coolest job(s) around. He stands there with white gloves and a whistle, authoritatively directing vehicular traffic like a god. Seriously, with the power of a god. Not a modern...
    BrklynCarioca BrklynCarioca 26-30 Sep 24, 2012

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    Sugar Dream I Want To B Famous! ;)

    I really want to get famous but I feel like people are ignoring me mostly. However the good part is that I enjoy my self employed job. I started a boutique on etsy.com selling my dresses I designed and water color paintings. I hope one day I can post on instagram, twitter n...
    Iwant2liv Iwant2liv 18-21, F Jul 30, 2012

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    mj8810 mj8810 22-25, F Jan 4

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    An Accountant

    yes i am that boring that i want to spend my life dealing with other peoples money and tax! and yes if your also wondering i dont have a life either. its just really easy for me n well it pays well, what more could i want?
    Deathkittens Deathkittens 16-17 1 Response Jun 22, 2009

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    Pursue My Dream Job

    I've been pursuing my dream career for a tad bit over a year. I'm not making any money. LOL Just an average of $300 a month. NO LIE. That's what I'm "living" on. So my bills aren't getting paid. So I'm bumming my mum for food... BUT!!!! I'm doing what I love! I take photographs...
    vicmonand vicmonand 41-45 3 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    This Is My Dream Job Join Me!

    Need Extra Money and Love Helping Others? After my most recent denial from disability I decided I needed a new avenue for income fast, but being a mother of two I couldn't afford a SCAM! I reconnected with an old friend and she told me of a job and a company that could save my...
    ImmortalCho ImmortalCho 26-30, F Mar 21, 2013

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    No Dice

    They should have called me by now. I guess for now, I'll chalk this up to a 'no-win'. I'll keep trying though. Thanks for the prayers.
    Jennifurby Jennifurby 41-45 Dec 7, 2010

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    Job Loss = New Life

    My position was eliminated after a re-organization. I knew it was coming, eventually. It took them a year and a half to realize what I did in the first day. I was a square peg in a round hole. But even before that I was looking for something else. I found it writing my own...
    tsinj tsinj 51-55, F Jun 15, 2012

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    Jackpot Part 2

    Now I'm about six (6) weeks into this new "jackpot" of a job. I accepted the appointment on a part-time, temporary basis with the hope that it would open some major doors for me from my date of hire until the end of September. I fought my head hard over the decision but accepted...
    Jennifurby Jennifurby 41-45 Jul 27, 2012

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    Really?!

    I was picked up by start up branding company, it expanded a lot quicker than expected. They had expectations for me to interject on projects and clients and create things I had not had the sufficient training to do. We recently picked up global, and international clients. I...
    Invest2CentsSomeRworthMORE Invest2CentsSomeRworthMORE 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    I Can Do It!

      After I graduated from college in January, I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to be a second grade reading tutor at the same school where I had just finished my student teaching. I would be teaching the same students that I previously worked with during my...
    behindthesmile86 behindthesmile86 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    Finding My Dream Job.

    Way back in 2000, I was working in my dream job. I was working as a recording engineer at one of the best studios in St.Louis, MO. I got to work and meet some famous musicians and celebrities, who wouldn't want to do that. To top it all off, I wasn't making bad money for a 21...
    jkeelo jkeelo 31-35 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    So Many Ideas

    I had a lot of big dreams as a little kidI wanted to be a model, a princess, or journalistscientist or doctor etcI still sometimes think how great it would be to work at NASA or some medical science lab discovering curves and other medical break thoughtsI still love law and I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 8, 2012

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    Verbatim Announces Four Mobile Battery Backup Solutions

    Verbatim recently jumped into the world of mobile power pack(http://www.mobilepoweronline.com/mobile-power-pack.html). The company announced four new products to power your various mobile accessories, from iPhones, iPods, Bluetooth headphones and iPads. Power sources range from...
    mobilep mobilep 22-25, F Jan 5, 2013

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    One Day It Has to Happen

    Right now I'm pursing a career in modeling. Ever since I was a little kid people have been telling me that's what I need to be doing, so here I am. I've been picked up by one agency and I'm pretty grateful. Hopefully this modeling thing will lead to a career in music. I want to...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    HisBakerBaby HisBakerBaby 13-15, F Mar 1

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    $25: Do you like your job?

    😶: Not really $25: So study hard. Then one day you'll sit here, not there. Thank you for saying that. I feel motivated.
    uwillknowme uwillknowme 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Readyset: How A Portable Power Pack Drives Dollars To The Developing World(1)

    Last week, a peculiar little box called ReadySet blew up on Kickstarter. Designed to provide electricity in the field and off the grid, ReadySet is a mobile power(http://www.mobilepoweronline.com) station that can be charged via solar panels and other clean energy sources. It...
    mobilep mobilep 22-25, F Dec 27, 2012

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    Omg *_* Well i have LOADS of dream jobs .

    __.' But i guess tourism management's cool
    DanielXav DanielXav 13-15, M Feb 21

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    On The Road To Become A Counselor

    I was recently laid off from a job I disliked. Bad management, bad attitudes, just plain hostile. For years, I wanted to return to school but the cost was too much. Plus, I'd have to stop working and at the time, I really needed the money. But now, being on unemployment, I feel...
    Madittm Madittm 36-40, F 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    About Me, And My Goals.

    I'm Nakaya I'm 15 years old and currently in the 11th grade. I have 32 credits and I'm excited to graduate next year, so I can just live the real world. My main goal is to join the Marines and become as successful as my father and also continue to carry my families name keep...
    gwendolynnnnn gwendolynnnnn 13-15, F Oct 24, 2012

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    katierose23 katierose23 13-15, F Feb 1

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    Dream Job Out of Reach

    My dream job would be a cookie taste tester/ underwear model checker outer / matress tester. Essential this entails me eating cookies on a mattress while looking at underwear models AND getting paid for it. I guess I'll just have to settle with being a mechanical engineer for...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    Opposite

    I am a qualified accountant and did science at University neither of which were my choice!! I would have loved to do arts and languages and have had to teach myself both really. My dream jobs are almost the opposite to what I end up doing:-- Art Buyer for a large company or...
    cosmicpete cosmicpete 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    Boredom Vs. Fulfillment

    I am a very administrative person.  But I also rely heavily on my creative side.  If I'm not doing something creative on a regular basis, then I'm bored.  But I didn't always know that.  I went to college to explore my interest in audio recording and I LOVED...
    forcequit forcequit 26-30, F Feb 24, 2010

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    I'm Pursuing My Career Goal In Williams-sonoma, Inc.

    After an interview with several team members in Williams-Sonoma, Inc., my interest to this company has grown more and more. This is not just a Big company that everybody would like to get in, for me, its professionalism, its systematic company policies, its different kinds of...
    Bitternsweet Bitternsweet 31-35, F Aug 8, 2012

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    How To Find A Job When There Are None

    This might help! Many people rely on "Help Wanted" advertisements to find employment. Don't! Look beyond that. There's an enormous iceberg of jobs under the surface in the U.S. economy. You can't see them because they go unfilled and other employees take up the slack...
    BusinessToday BusinessToday 56-60 Sep 3, 2012

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    Being a published author is my dream.

    .. I think going into a book shop and seeing a book that I wrote sitting beside people like jk Rowling would be amazing... That's what I want to do for the rest of my life...
    girlsrulz44 girlsrulz44 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Hopefully Someday

    My dream job is to be a Fashion Designer. Since I was a kid I dreamed of becoming one of the best Fashion Designers. But none in my family supports me, only my friends. Before graduating in High school, I was planning to take up Fashion Design as a major at a very known...
    sunsetglow sunsetglow 18-21, F Oct 15, 2010

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    I'm Training As A Diener

    If you know what it is, you know how hard it is to find training in this field. Everyone in my life (and I mean EVERYONE) thinks I should be a doctor. I'd rather do this. The only interesting pathology is forensic pathology. And I got into it before it was cool.
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F Oct 3, 2012

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    Pediatric Oncologist: A Job With Billions Of Tears

    I am reaching after a saddening, but uplifting career. I wish to be a Pediatric Oncologist and for those who don't know this is a doctor for child cancer patients. I want to touch the young one's hearts and show them how much I want to help and how much I care for them. I want...
    WriterWoman1202 WriterWoman1202 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Wannabe

    i would love to be counselling psychologist, i will succeed someday, no matter how long it takes
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 12 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    Bar Tender And Possibly Dancer

    i don't quite know why i want to be a bar tender, it just seems like a really fun job. and i love dancing so it would be a ton of fun to dance while serving drinks. this all started when i was on prom committee and was a drink and food server at the prom. i was dancing and having...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F Nov 3, 2013

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    How Do You Work It Out?

    I've taken so many stabs at finding a 'dream' future career, but I just don't know. I wish I did.  I -really- wish I did.  They you're supposed to just 'know' when you've landed on the right one, but I just don't know.  How do you work it out?  How do you...
    Mitosis Mitosis 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    I Will Pursue It!!

    Now all I have to do is figure out what "it" is..
    desieyez desieyez 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    Attaining My Dream Job

    A job was not what I wanted. What I wanted was a means to make money which I would enjoy doing. If I did not need to have money to survive, I would be doing what I enjoy doing. For the last 12 years I have been trying to find a decent job, but I am either over qualified or not...
    Sophora Sophora 46-50 1 Response May 13, 2012

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    I Like My Current Job But I Want a Job I Love

    Four years before I was in this job I was insanely happy about. The hours were long, the pay was nothing to speak of but I was happy. I was learning a lot, I was doing what I came to realize as something I was born to be doing, I was developing into a person I didn't think I...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Business Man

    I'm a 17 year old high school senior. I've got into some pretty good colleges that I'm excited to attend in the fall...even though I'm not sure which one exactly I want to go to. I'm interested in studying business and hopefully I will one day become an important member...
    TheAsianSensation TheAsianSensation 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2010

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    Is This You?

    I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT LIKE TO HELP OTHERS IN TODAYS WORLD. I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO GET PAID EVERY FRIDAY! I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD ALSO LIKE TO GET PAID ON THE 15TH EVERY MONTH! I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO WORK FROM HOME...
    FREEDOMSCOTTY FREEDOMSCOTTY 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2012

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    Music Is My Dream Job

    My dream job would be to play music for a living. Ever since I picked up the guitar when I was twelve, I have always wanted to make a career out of music, touring/recording/performing. Music is in everyone's life and, to me, is one of the best aspects of life so how could I not...
    chandler26 chandler26 22-25, M May 28, 2012

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    An Author

    I want to be an author. i want to be puplished and change someoned life with my writing. i was told mt my parents that i shouldnt pursue it in college. i shoulnt concentrate my major on writing. i didnt for a year but then decided to say **** it and pursue what i want to do. im...
    Silent20 Silent20 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Five years. FIVE YEARS I've been with this company...starting when I was still in highschool and working my way up to supervisor and I STILL hate my job. Its thankless. No one...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I remember falling asleep a few years ago and having a strange nightmare about a group of garden gnomes chasing me on a soap opera set. I think it was based on the Coronation...
    KieranDiver12345 KieranDiver12345 13-15, M Apr 4