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A Modern Perspective on Careers

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The “BIG DEAL” about your life today is that the development and management of one is considered key to success in the global workplace.

The notion that most people will have a career is relatively new. As recently as 20 years ago, the traditional view of careers held influence, one that's still reflected in dictionaries of all kinds. Careers are "a chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation," they say, furthering the impression that careers are the domain of highly skilled people or those with a calling, and imply status and success. The elite have careers, such as doctors, lawyers, writers, military generals, politicians and educators.

A modern perspective on careers, slowly finding its way into workplace culture, casts a much broader net