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I Need a New Job

I need a new job, and I have no idea what job I might be good at and enjoy. Please give me ideas for some jobs that I haven't thought of. I'm in my late 20s and working as a research analyst for a large firm, and I can't take the feeling that I'm not doing anything worthwhile (or even enjoyable) with my life. I'm not sure what to do. Do you know of any unconventional careers that might be a good fit? Please give me an idea of where to get started. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 25, 2013 - 13 answers

Should I quit before my company relocates me?

I recently started a new job that is a big career opportunity and looked great on paper, but six weeks in and it has been a total disaster -- I have a terrible boss, don't like the corporate culture, and am unhappy about the hours I've been working. In four weeks I am due to be relocating overseas for the new job. Should I cut my losses and quit before the move? [more inside]
posted by kramer1975 on Sep 11, 2012 - 16 answers

What is a good career for someone who doesn't want one?

I don't care about having a career. Now what? [more inside]
posted by Gorilla456 on Aug 12, 2012 - 34 answers

I want to 1) Make money and 2) Travel the world - ideally together! Any ideas where I could start?

I want to 1) Make money and 2) Travel the world - ideally together! Any ideas where I could start? [more inside]
posted by Colibri on Aug 6, 2012 - 15 answers

What types of jobs or careers would let me live in the US but travel internationally every couple of months?

What types of jobs or careers would let me live in the US but travel internationally every couple of months? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Jul 27, 2012 - 21 answers

Help this freelance writer in Asia figure out his next career move!

I’m a writer, doing OK in a small pond, but I’m looking for a bigger pond to swim in. Help me figure out my next career move. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 3, 2011 - 3 answers

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States?

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Dec 1, 2010 - 9 answers

How Do I Become an International Tour Leader?

I want to lead international tour groups. Please help me figure out how to find a job! [more inside]
posted by Violet Blue on Sep 22, 2010 - 11 answers

I feel lost and confused in life

How do I get it together? [more inside]
posted by aerosun on Aug 27, 2010 - 11 answers

You can get with this, or you can get with that, or this, or that, or this, or that, or this, or that..

I am considering a big, strange career move, and I’m wondering if it is a terrible idea masquerading as a wonderful idea. Please share tips and tricks for making large decisions without second-guessing yourself into a tizzy. [more inside]
posted by troublemenot on Aug 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Can I plan around teaching English abroad?

Is teaching English abroad a feasible and realistic career plan? [more inside]
posted by gacxllr9 on Jul 16, 2010 - 14 answers

What happens after TEFL?

Five years out from my BA (in history, el oh el), I haven't been able to get any career traction and I'm looking at teaching English abroad as a way to get away and get a job. But what will happen when I come back and want to get a "real job"? And yes, I know that TEFL is definitely a real job--but will American employers think so? [more inside]
posted by thebazilist on Apr 21, 2010 - 15 answers

Where in the World is...

I need a fresh start, and want to move somewhere else. But where? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 26, 2010 - 64 answers

Can't I just take pictures in Somalia and Gaza for the rest of my life?

[Help-me-plan-my-life filter] Q1: What should I do with my life? Q2: Which College should I attend? {intl relief/dev or photography related} [more inside]
posted by hasna on Jan 8, 2010 - 7 answers

Desire to Become a Travel Agent

I'm interested in becoming a travel agent. How do I become one and find a job? [more inside]
posted by VC Drake on Oct 1, 2009 - 2 answers

Advice on becoming a translator.

I would like advice, suggestions, and knowledge concerning my intention to enter into the field of translation. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Sep 17, 2009 - 14 answers

Should we stay or should we go?

Life choices-filter: What should my wife and I do next? [more inside]
posted by hamandcheese on Jul 15, 2009 - 14 answers

How to expat myself and my family?

I'm 35, an attorney, and married with 3 children, and want to move myself and my family to Europe (preferably Germany) for the experience. My preference is to work for the U.S. Government overseas, as that seems the easiest transition, but positions are not easy to come by. Any ideas?
posted by gm2007 on May 19, 2009 - 7 answers

I need to start my life without worrying so much about the consequences of my decisions

I'm afraid of making big decisions in my life because I worry too much on what other people will think of me and I feel it will close to many other doors ...(long) [more inside]
posted by mind2body on Apr 1, 2009 - 15 answers

How do I stop feeling like I'm living someone else's life?

How do I stop feeling so detached from everything? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 16, 2009 - 15 answers

Creative Innovative Socially-Good Companies

Which companies and organisations are big on innovation, creativity, doing good, and support flexible work styles and ethics? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 29, 2008 - 13 answers

First time traveling for an job interview

I am soon traveling for an job interview for the first time, and in general this is the first time i have traveled for "business", any tips? primarily looking for tips about traveling for an interview but if you have a good lesser known tip about interviews, let me have it. [more inside]
posted by humanawho on Oct 18, 2008 - 12 answers

How does one get a start in the tourism / travel consultant business?

How does one get a start in the tourism / travel consultant business? Education or work experience? What kinds? More questions than answers, inside... [more inside]
posted by chrisinseoul on Aug 25, 2008 - 1 answer

A job in computers that lets me travel a lot?

I want a job in computers that involves a lot of travel. [more inside]
posted by giggleknickers on Apr 12, 2008 - 16 answers

What would you do at the crossroads?

After 5 years of working in the US, I was laid off last week. My chances of being able to stay here are slim, and I'm rather upset at the thought of returning to the UK. If you were in my situation, and had a bit of savings, what would you do? [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Dec 18, 2007 - 12 answers

Simplify, simplify. Also, let's drive cross-country.

What should a retiree do when they want to work AND travel? [more inside]
posted by hifiparasol on Nov 22, 2006 - 9 answers

Foreign Service Aspirations

Security Clearance/Foreign Service-filter: I'm thinking of a career in the Foreign Service when I get out of college (T-minus 4 years), which I am just now entering. While metafilter has had questions about this before, but my situation is am bit different (so I'm hoping the Foreign Service mefites from those threads can chime in). The most important distinction is that I'm looking to be a Security Engineering Officer, or in some other sort of engineering related role (which falls under "Management" I believe) not a diplomat. Much more after the jump... [more inside]
posted by phrontist on Aug 8, 2006 - 12 answers

What do I do now?

So that job? Yea, didn't work out. Now what? [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore on Aug 4, 2006 - 31 answers

Taking a Career Break.

What options do me and my wife have in terms of taking a career break/going travelling/working abroad? [more inside]
posted by Hartster on Jun 19, 2006 - 5 answers

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