Thinking About Full Time

As I’m in my senior year of college, naturally, I’m starting to think about my post graduation plans. At least in the near future, I’m likely going to work in the industry.

According to James Currier’s fantastic piece, Your Life is Driven by Network Effects, my first full time job is an important decision that has a sizeable effect on my entire career.

The professional relationships you form during your first job are the seed of your professional network which influences the arc of your career — from how you think about work, to how you’re known, to the geography where you have advantaged job access for a long time.

Currier gives the advice to ignore income, passion, and skills and work with people whose career path you want to emulate.

He suggests a few questions to focus on:

July 6, 2021

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