A Guide To Making It Big In Your Career
Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka|April-June 2020
It 's in the details
Sumaiya Shuaibdeen

Let’s start by talking about how much of a stressful topic this is for millennials and gen Zs. From juggling multiple side-hustles and a day job to managing debt to feeling torn between having to wait to make it (the dream job—so close, yet so far) and choosing a profession you don’t like to make more moolah (‘cause bills, am I right?), the struggle is real. Yes, patience is essential, but if you’ve got talent, why should you have to settle for less? Girl, if a pop star can go to great heights at a very young age, you can too. Follow along with this checklist to get through the tough times.

1 Be aware that where you work doesn't matter. It’s what you do and how they treat you that matters.

Pick companies that empower you. If you pick a reputed company that promises you a better position in return for a certain level of performance, make sure they do it when you meet their expectations. If they don't keep their promise, let them go and put your time and energy into something else.

2 Emai ls or it didn't happen.

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