Bithy completed her Masters from English Department. She was passionate about photography from her student life. Following that passion, she got a job in a development organization, hoping that she would find the scope to take photos. But her hopes were not fulfilled. The reality of the current situation is very different from what she dreamt of. She doesn’t feel any passion here. Now her concern is, “This world is different from my world of photography. What is the future of my career in this new world?”
Najrul completed Masters from Social Work two years ago. He wished to have a career as a researcher. Last two years he did some petty research jobs. Now he is looking for a permanent job. He said, “I’m trying to get into a bank. There is no security in this sector. Moreover it is difficult to get a permanent job here. I am worried about my career. Two years have passed and there is no more time left for experiments.”
Rakib is interested about creative works. He wants to do something where he can show his creativity. After joining as a Creative Executive in an organization, his reactions after three months is, “I’ve got nothing to do here as mentioned in the Job Responsibility. When I’ll switch from here to another place, I’ll have nothing as I can consider as experience.”
These were my friends’ first jobs. As a student, all of us have the natural spirit of doing whatever our heart likes the most. But reality put these youngsters in dilemma. Then they starts thinking what would they do - either they live their passion or build a career? Most of the fresher suffer from the indecision of doing what they like and building up their career at a time. The definition of career to them is a permanent job, handsome salary, social status etc. These problems are very natural consequence; let’s find out how to overcome these situations.
- Reconsider your dreams based on the reality. Especially this is stressful for those who want to represent themselves independently. Try to figure out the reality of the job market of your country. In case of painting, photography, try to continue the artworks along with your job even if there are some hardships.
- Those who are facing trouble in their own world of passion the following is for them, if you have the option to do experiments with your life, then try to be steady in the current job. The decision to switch in a hunch will prove your imprudence professionally.
- Those who like more challenges and adventure I would like to say to them that adventure is temporary, yet it makes you feel good. Try to settle down, even if it is of less payment or less status.
We all love to see dreams, but could not make them come true in the reality. There is nothing to get depressed about it. Think it over again now about how to build your career, improve yourself, and wore off all the anxieties about your dreams.