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I am at a point in my life where I am extremely worried because I don’t know what to do next with my life. I am unsatisfied with my job and I feel like I cannot move forward or find a change in a career because of my degree. What advice would you give to someone who has a degree in marketing and has 3 years of experience in project management and consulting non-technical roles? What certifications can you get with a marketing degree and what paths should I pursue? Please shed some light!

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I’m 40 and am extremely unhappy with being in Support and I’ve been here over a decade (many different companies)!
I’m in school for my Master’s in IT but not sure where I’ll go once I graduate.
The only advice I can provide is don’t accept being mediocre. It took me a long time to find my voice and tell management I want out of my role. My problem is I’m good at it and they won’t allow me to move laterally.
What excites you? What are you passionate about? Start there and see what you come up with.

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I am 40 and have the same issue. I heard a career coach can be helpful. Also, the book Designing Your Life is good.

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Look you're really early on your career to be worried. It will pass trust me.

That said you should find ways to upskill. Have you considered an MBA from a target school? Or changing jobs.

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I have, I am concerned that unless I find a career that I will be satisfied then I’ll go for my MBA. How did you become an Associate Director? What steps did you take and how long did it take you to get there? Also, what do you recommend to do to upskill? Thanks for the comment!

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Hi, I try to help people who are confused in their career. You can get in touch with me for 1 to 1 counseling free of cost.

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