Can We Guess How Many Jobs You'll Have in Your Life?

Heather Cahill

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About This Quiz

Everyone remembers their first job - the scary feeling of going to the interview, the nerve-wracking first day and the good times they had. Well, maybe not all were good times. You may have met some good people, though! Often, you start out in a part-time entry-level job and work after school. Some are lucky enough to bypass that and go to an apprenticeship first. No matter how you enter the working world, it's a start to the rest of your life.

While it can be hard to tell your future, it can be easier by learning about your personality. If you're the type of person to hold one job for your entire life, you might be afraid of change or just like to feel comfortable. If you're the type to hold many jobs, you're probably happy to embark on new or scary adventures. There's no right or wrong way to live your life or go about your career.

So, if you're ready to find out how your career will go, then you're gonna have to tell us a little about yourself first. Take the quiz to see if you'll be a one-job type of person or hold many in your exciting career!

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While you might try to deny it, almost everyone has a fear. What is yours?

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It's time to receive an award for your work. Which award would you win?

Think back to your days in school. Were you a good student?

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Which person are you when faced in a group situation?

Even though things might not always go your way, would you say that you're usually optimistic anyway?

If the world was going to end tomorrow, what would you do?

Do you have a strong conscience?

Your friend cancels on you the day you're supposed to hang out. How do you handle it?

Risks can be scary. In your opinion, risk takers are what?

A friend needs help and asks if you'd be up for the task. What do you do?

No matter how tough you may feel, sometimes fear can take over you anyway. How do you overcome it?

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Do you like trying new things or does it scare you?

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When going to an interview, what are you most nervous about?

Which of the following songs best describes you?

We have many luxuries in the world, but it can be hard to think of what we would do without them. Which of these things couldn't you imagine a world without?

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