You Are Not Your Job

Going to a career-focused university, I find a lot of my peers, and myself at one point, stake their self worth on their careers.

But there’s so much more to life than jobs.

Here’s an interesting thread from Julie Zhuo, former VP @ Facebook, about careers and identity.

“You were at one company for nearly 14 years?!?!”

Yes, I’d say. Here’s why:

1) I loved the people
2) I was continuously challenged and learning
3) The mission spoke to me
4) I felt deep loyalty

But there was another big reason that was hard for me to admit then…


— Julie Zhuo (@joulee) April 1, 2021
April 20, 2021

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