Dream Jobs and Would You Rather

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In this episode, we discuss the concept of a dream job and how it affects our career expectations. We also play a rousing game of 'Would You Rather...'

 

What you’ll hear:

  • Our definition of a ‘dream job’ and a breakdown of some of the most popular dream jobs
  • A discussion on how the desire for meaningful work affects job expectations and performance
  • Jacey and Maggie divulge some of their dream jobs
  • An insightful game of ‘Would you Rather...’

Can I quote you on that?

  • “People want to stuff their faces all the time.” - Maggie
  • “There is a tendency to major on the dream and minor on the job.” - Jacey
  • “We put too much stock in our jobs fulfilling us.” – Maggie
  • “Our (generation’s) expectations for dream jobs are way out of proportion with reality and set us up for disappointment and disillusionment.” – Jacey
  • “We’ve taken opportunity and turned it into birthright.” – Ted Harro, Huffington Post
  • “It’s important to have a healthy balance between gratitude and aspiration.” – Jacey
  • "Don’t let your passions die at the expense of your job" – Matt Ehresman, Relevant Magazine
  • “Here’s something…you might be the problem.” – Jacey
  • “You heard it here, listeners, Maggie doesn’t care about you.” – Jacey

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