The Modern Career Crisis Staircase

Monday, 19, May, 2014 8 , , , Permalink 1

Have you noticed that “what do you want to be when you grow up” is no longer just a question for pre-schoolers? Plenty of twenty-something’s (myself included) are asking themselves the same question on an almost-annual basis.  I’m not exactly panicking about it. It’s become so much more acceptable nowadays to not know what your career is going to look like in 5 or 10 years time. Not only that, but slipping into a cookie cutter career is now (in some circles) considered mainstream and suitably unimpressive. Instead, we are encouraged to think outside the box, make our own rules and define our own version of career success. Is it just me or does that sound like a lot of pressure? Social ...