Some of them claim that they’re simply lucky and it was the right place at the right time and others say that they followed their passions. While we agree timing is important, discovering and following one’s passion is crucial.
For example, last night, Bryan Cranston won his fourth Emmy for portraying Walter White on Breaking Bad and in his speech he talked about being a kid that was always trying to find a shortcut, but then “stumble[d] upon finding a passion that created a seed and bloomed into something so wonderful…” He said that he would continue to pursue his passion and act until his dying breath and he went on to share some words of wisdom. “Settling for mediocrity because it was safe…don’t do it. Take a chance. Take a risk. Find that passion…it’s really worth it.”
Cranston’s passion is a great example of what we often stress…discovering what you love, setting a goal to follow that career path, and succeeding. Often times we receive messages from job seekers asking us to help them find a job and when we ask them what type of position they’re seeking, they say “any job.”
I often think to myself, with all of these job seekers willing to take any job, the unemployment rate should be much smaller. But in reality when job seekers say they’re searching for “any job”, they’re really not. They just don’t know what they want to do.
Lucky for you Nexxt can help you figure out what you want to do, what the job requires, what jobs are currently available, what the salaries are like, etc…
Image from The Economic Times.