“Work hard and stay humble.” It may sound like simple advice; but, sometimes, that's all it takes to reach your goal. When Jason Grzelak was ready for a career change, this was the motto he set for himself. By living out these words, he was able to find his perfect career.
“If I won the lottery, I would...”
“If I had an extra day in the week, I could use it for...”
We like to think about what we could achieve if we were lucky enough to have life change specifically to fit our needs. However, there's so much you could accomplish on your own. Instead of relying solely on luck or others, start taking steps now to work toward your goal.
Earning a higher salary. Fulfilling a personal goal. Having more opportunities for growth. These are just some of the common reasons why people make career changes. However, recent Rockford Career College graduate Jennifer Messenger sought a new career for an entirely different purpose: to be an exemplary role model for her children.
Are your family and friends confused as to why you want to do more? “You're getting a paycheck that covers your bills,” they say. “Isn't that good enough?” However, you still come home each night with that persistent voice in your mind. You know the one.
You may not notice it as you go about your day, but metal is one of the key components to our society. It comprises everything from the cars we drive to the heating systems in our homes to the appliances we use to cook food. Steel, iron, and other metals make our way of life possible. This makes welding an invaluable skill, and Ronaldo Gonzalez took the chance to learn it.
Life is more fulfilling when you know your purpose. However, it could be difficult to discover what you are meant to do when you have bills to pay, family to care for, and assorted obligations that consume any leftover time you could have had for self-reflection. That's why Rockford Career College has admissions counselors whose schedules are dedicated to helping you find your career calling.