4 posts tagged with career by AuroraSky.
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Marketers, how can I decide if marketing is the right career for me?

I am trying to decide whether to pursue marketing (my degree subject) as a career or try something totally different, and if anyone works in marketing I would find it really helpful to know the following [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Apr 12, 2010 - 2 answers

How can I make myself "job-ready" for a marketing career in 2009?

I have not worked since April 2005 due to bipolar disorder but my mood has been better lately and I want to use next year to get myself ready for returning to work, maybe even actually getting a job if that's possible. However I have had three years of depression - lying in bed listening to music all day or surfing the net, getting no exercise, eating junk foods. I feel my mind has turned a bit mushy and that if I was to start in a job tomorrow I would shortly end up the way I was before I left my last one (feeling overwhelmed, paralysed into inactivity, sometimes just staring blankly at my PC monitor). I feel I have a great deal of intertia to overcome. Has anyone been in a similar situation, and what's the best way to proceed? [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Dec 2, 2008 - 9 answers

Suitable jobs for the introverted?

What careers would suit an introverted but intelligent person? I am working through several careers books but have difficulties settling on careers to research further. I have social anxiety as do most of my friends (met through self help sites) and we are mostly in the same boat. Everyone seems to be looking for extroverted types, where do we introverts succeed? [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Nov 10, 2006 - 28 answers

How to make my SME skillset portable to a larger firm?

I want to move into a marketing job in the financial services industry, where my strong analysis and writing skills and software competence will help me perform well. My problem - My background is all in marketing small firms with shoestring budgets and consequently few major impacts to brag about. How can I convince potential employers that my small-time experience can help their larger business/ how can I get into financial services marketing - temping? free work trials? or sticking to seeking a full time permanent position. [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Nov 2, 2006 - 2 answers

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