Careers: plural noun and third person present. An occupation undertaken for a
significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. Move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way.
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My failed corporate career became the fodder for the
Dilbert comic. Once it became clear I would
not be climbing any higher on the corporate ladder, it freed me to mock managers without worrying that it
would stall my career. Most failures create some sort of unplanned freedom. I took full advantage of mine.
Tomorrow's typical career will be neither linear nor continuous, nor will it
always be upwards. Instead, one's life work will take more of a zig-zag course.
A new type of woman arises. She is called a career woman. A man is never a career man. That is his right and
privilege. But the woman is called career woman because her
C. L. R. James
career... demands that she ... even renounce normal life.
The power of the position is giving way to the power of the person. A formal title and its placement on an organization
chart have less to do with career prospects and success ... than the skills and ideas a person brings to that work.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
My best career decision was probably not giving up when I wanted to. God as well as my family and friends were there for me during my toughest times.
People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.
John Dos Passos
Whether it's choosing a career or deciding what charity to get involved with, the choice should come from your heart.
Ultimately, you are the one who has to get up every morning and enjoy what you are doing, so make sure it matters to you.
I got my start by giving myself a start.
C. J. Walker
Never burn bridges. Today's junior prick, tomorrow's senior partner.
When you retire ... you go from who's who to who's that, like stepping off the pier (or) achieving statutory senility.