This is strange…but good

enjoy working, career opportunities, love your work, passion for work
So a strange thing happened to me. For the longest time, I didn’t work very hard.  I was in academia and learned very quickly that as a paid employee working in research, it didn’t matter how hard you worked.  No one cared and you’ll still get your pension and your yearly raise.  So I spent a lot of my “work” time on my hobbies, my blogs and learning things that interested...

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It’s never too late

never too late, better late than never, switching careers, moving on to a new job
When I first graduated from university, I made just under $40,000 a year. I thought I had it made! Then I realized that compared to fields like engineering, business or computers, $40,000 wasn’t very much at all. For a while, I didn’t care.  It was my first “real” job!  I would simply work hard and earn raises and promotions over time.  Uhhhhh no.  Not in a science job!...

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