Friday, September 14, 2007

careers

careers meme...borrowed from chris and laura.

1. Go to careercruising.com.
2. Put in Username: nycareers, Password: landmark.
3. Take their "Career Matchmaker" questions.
4. Post the results.


these are my results...i have no interest in being #1, although #2 through #4 sound like just the ticket. :)

1. Judge
2. Criminal Lawyer
3. Civil Litigator
4. Lawyer
5. Electrician
6. Furniture Finisher
7. Picture Framer
8. Comedian
9. Musical Instrument Builder and Repairer
10. Casting Director
11. Special Effects Technician
12. Upholsterer
13. Composer
14. Electronics Engineering Tech
15. Electrical Engineering Tech
16. Corporate / Commercial Lawyer
17. Tailor / Dressmaker
18. Actor
19. Gunsmith
20. Electronics Repairer
21. Dental Lab Tech
22. Quality Controller
23. Musician
24. Electronics Assembler
25. Optical / Ophthalmic Lab Technician
26. Jeweler
27. Nail Technician
28. Small Engine Mechanic
29. Actuary
30. Dental Assistant
31. Pharmacist
32. Office Machine Repairer
33. Cartographer
34. Optician
35. Critic
36. Optometrist
37. Public Policy Analyst
38. Communications Specialist
39. Market Research Analyst
40. Dispatcher


other than the obvious ones, some of them work beautifully and some of them do not. all the performance ones, like musician, actor, and comedian all sound like a lot of fun. (although, i *would* be the worst comedian ever, specifically because i'm not very funny.)

all those medical type things, though...optician, dental assistant, dental tech, pharmacist...what? i have no interest in doing anything medical. it all squicks me out.

and picture framer? upholsterer? that high? those jobs just sound so boring.

the only jobs on this list i've ever seriously considered were the lawyer-type jobs. in the past i considered being a physicist, and before that a politician, but i've very steadily renounced both of those paths, and have no desire to follow them anymore. of course, i've batted around the idea of being a musician and being an actor, but never in any serious sense...those are just things i find fun, but know i'm not good enough at for them to be anything more than hobbies, extremely fun ways to spend my spare time.

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