Real Job Seeker Stories: “One Thing Leads to Another”
Career Stepping Stones & Job Search Success:
One Saturday I was talking to my new neighbor over the fence, & she told me a story about how her current job – and likely, future opportunities that are even more likely to be suited to her skills and interests, “fell into her lap” and I knew I had to share this example!
Andrea has been working from home as an Account Manager, a position she enjoys, and “just showed up out of nowhere, a lead from a friend who knew I needed help“, and I was happy to hear that.
HOWEVER – it gets even more interesting: she then shared she is working on her Master’s in Psychology right now – and – this job is for a mental health services company.
Andrea said casually,
“Ya, I was already interested in the job because it was a remote position, and I was fine doing most any kind of work from home. But when I THEN found out what kind of company it was, I was REALLY excited!”
As I said to her over the fence that day,
“CHILLS! I feel like this is one of those times when the FIRST position working on the insurance and other account management tasks is just the way IN, and a BETTER opportunity fitting your new skills and interests using your degree will be coming sooner than later…. “
Career stepping stones.
Andrea hopes so, too, of course, and has the support of her current manager to grow within the company when she completes her degree this Spring!
You NEVER know where opportunities will take you. Go with your gut, and apply for that job!
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job search story so we can support other job seekers!