Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 53654
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2010/1/22-24 [Computer/SW/Unix] UID:53654 Activity:high
1/22    What's the difference between a job and a career?
        \_ women have jobs, men have careers.
           \_ true statement but one that is sexist and should be
              kept in a private conversation
        \_ A job could be anything that pays mortgage or feed the mouth.
           A career is something that is longer term, most of the time,
           something you do out of choice. People who clean toilets have
           a job. People who have a chance to climb corporate ladders
           have a career.
        \_ Most people have only one career path in their whole lifetime.  Few
           people have two or more.  Most people have several jobs in their
           lifetime.  For example, a person can have jobs and careers like
           these:
           Job 1: software engineer
           Job 2: senior software engineer
           Job 3: flipping burgers at McDonald's because he got laid off at #2.
           Job 4: software architect
           Job 5: flipping burgers at McDonald's because now he likes flipping
                  burgers
           Job 6: supervisor at McDonald's
           Job 7: Owner of a McDonald's restaurant.
           That translates to
           Career 1: software engineering (Jobs 1-4)
           Career 2: fast food business (Jobs 5-7)
           Job 3 is not a career switch because he considered it a temporary
           job.
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