I work daily as a fundraiser for a local health system. I have been with this job for 12 years and the fundraising scene has changed drastically as the economy has slipped. It’s not as exciting as it used to be and to be honest, I am quite bored with it all. I am longing for a career change and in a lot of ways, this blog is helping to fuel that change.
My husband often laughs at me because I am one of those people who has a million different ideas running through my head at any given moment. To make things worse, I not only have tons of ideas for me, but I have them for my husband and his company and for my friends and their projects. How do I know it’s time for a career change for me? My ideas for work have stopped. I have clearly reached my dead-end. Literally.
So now, to answer the big question, my dream job would be involved in the food and beverage industry in some capacity. In what exact capacity is still a little fuzzy (I change my mind like the wind). Somedays, I think I would be best suited to be a food and drink writer – writing about the food and drink scene, trends, new restaurants, etc. Then there are other days when I want to be a full-time blogger. Then there are other days when I want to work in food and drink industry but on the Public Relations side, working with bloggers for blogger engagement and brand ambassadors. Then, I think about people like Leslie Sbrocco, who clearly love their job and have built a career doing exactly what they love. I then say, I want to be like Leslie, but working with beer instead of wine.
Wherever my path leads me, I know in my heart I will end up exactly where I am supposed to be. I saw this great quote yesterday and thought it was so fitting.
Until my dream job comes to fruition, I will continue networking and striving towards my dream and what I hope to accomplish. I know I will get there and the dream job I always wanted will someday come to reality.