You can make any job turn into something big. You may start out in the mail room, but who said you had to stay there. Getting your foot in the door with a company is a wonderful start. Once you’re in a company you want to work for, you can apply internally and prove your abilities for promotion.
What most students don’t know is that for every 1 credit hour they take, you will spend at least two hours in homework. This means that for a 3 credit course, you will probably have 5-6 hours outside the classroom.
From the consumer’s side, a trip to a restaurant is a place to go to be pleased, to have someone else cook for them and to have a professional work with the spices to create a dish they will like. Having salt on the table isn’t satisfactory to most of them because they feel like they are not getting what they paid for.
Based on your preferences, what geographical areas or locations are you willing to consider? This factor alone can narrow down your graduate school options enormously. The size and type of school choices go along with the actual location of the school. Small schools, large schools, big cities, or small towns?
Depending on your degree there is the potential that travel will be involved just to find a job. While many like to stay close to home because it is familiar there is nothing wrong with getting out there and exploring the world. There may be a few life lessons taught through the culture changes experienced also. If there is underrepresentation at your place of work take some initiative and ask for more responsibility. Also if it is not enjoyable then do not stay. There will be less motivation to complete the work if there is no enjoyment in what the work entitles. Be smart about it and do the research to find what jobs are ideal, but also responsible in today’s economy.
Here’s a case in point. This month, Mehmet Oz, MD (Dr. Oz of the popular television show of the same name) will air the results of his “no salt challenge” where he searched the country for a chef who loved salt so much he would find it difficult to give up. The “challenge” was for that chef to cook for 30 days using none of it. Chef Bacigalupo, a Culinary Arts Instructor at Bay-Arenac ISD career center in Bay City, MI was chosen for the project and at my last check, he was down 21 pounds after 13 days of his experiment.
To be a successful entrepreneur, you can’t go into the game thinking that if you fail, there’s a second time around because x or y entrepreneurs had a failure and went on to success.