Should I Take a Job for the Experience?

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Everyone needs to pay their dues. You can’t make a career overnight… it’s a long, painstaking process. In other words, you can’t expect to step directly into your dream job. Instead, you need to take jobs that give you experience and develop your professional prospects over time.    Still, this dynamic leads to an important question: should you take a job solely for experience? Can you completely ignore present-day considerations and focus entirely on building your resume for the future?   There’s certainly a long-term benefit to gaining experience. One study showed that more than 9 out of 10 (91%) of employers want applicants… Read more »