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If you could go back in time or start over, would you train for a different care

  1. AliciaC profile image98
    AliciaCposted 3 years ago

    If you could go back in time or start over, would you train for a different career?

    Do you wish you had trained for a different career or would you like to try a different career from your present one? Why or why not?

  2. Melinda Longoria profile image80
    Melinda Longoriaposted 3 years ago

    No, I love the degree that I chose to pursue: business management. It teaches you how to work with people and be a leader.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      These are useful skills.

  3. lisavollrath profile image95
    lisavollrathposted 3 years ago

    No, because I love being an artist. However, I would have taken a few business and marketing classes, to make me better at the business of being an artist.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It's great that you love your career.

  4. Teeuwynn Woodruff profile image95
    Teeuwynn Woodruffposted 3 years ago

    I have mixed emotions about this one. I've really enjoyed many parts of being a game designer and author, but part of me would have really liked to have been a doctor.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I understand the feeling of mixed emotions very well!

  5. Jeannieinabottle profile image91
    Jeannieinabottleposted 3 years ago

    Yes, I have a degree in English, which is nice to have, but it does not pay my bills.  I would prefer to have some type of computer technology degree and a minor in English.  I would still write online for fun and some extra cash, but my computer skills would get me a great paying day job.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Computer technology is a great area to explore!

  6. M. T. Dremer profile image95
    M. T. Dremerposted 3 years ago

    Yes. Writing is my passion, but technically I could have still done it even with a different degree. Graphic design had been my first choice, but after a college rejected my art portfolio I switched to writing. I think it helped refine my skills, but it's hard to justify when debt is staring you in the face. Maybe one day I'll hit it big as an author, but it doesn't stop the nagging sensation that I would have been better off going the graphic design route.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry you're experiencing the "What if?" sensation. I experience it sometimes, too.

  7. Venkatachari M profile image55
    Venkatachari Mposted 3 years ago

    Now I am retired and there is no question of pursuing a different career at this juncture. But I was wishing for a government auditor post whereas I had to settle with a small accountant post all through my life. My earnings were never enough to feed my family. I feel very sad whenever I think of that even though I am better off now with my son.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry about your experience, but I'm glad that things are better for you now.

  8. Peter Dickinson profile image70
    Peter Dickinsonposted 3 years ago

    No. After a short hard spell as a roustabout on oil rigs in 1968 I 'fell' into zoo work. I am still working zoos and love it. never regretted it. If I could not I would have trained as a farrier.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I love to hear a happy career story like this!

  9. dhimanreena profile image74
    dhimanreenaposted 3 years ago

    No, because I love my current job which is of a content writer. I am content with my life and wants no change.

    1. AliciaC profile image98
      AliciaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It's wonderful that you are content with your life!

    2. Venkatachari M profile image55
      Venkatachari Mposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You are fortunate to find your lovin job. And satisfaction at work can increase your efficiency and lead you to success.

 
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