Asked by Anonymous
Asked 2w ago
I’m actually 7 months into my second job at age 24 and not sure if this is what I really want? My first job was a contract job and is totally unrelated to my current one. How much time do we need to give ourselves to gauge if we are actually suitable in this field? Every day, I still feel like there is stuff which I’m not sure and I’m starting to wonder is it because I’m not suited in this field? Would love to have some advice, thank you!
Top Contributor (Aug)
I honestly believe you have till 35 to figure it out. As long as during that time you keep searching instead of bumming around and you can be independent, keep finding that dream job.
I'm sure at 24 you probably have very little commitments if any, and probably don't have dependents or major liabilities.
Your career will take up more years than you have been alive, better make sure you enjoy it.
Build skills, make connections, broaden your horizons, and try not to turn down opportunities along the way.