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Shamelessly stolen from [livejournal.com profile] dyddgu

1. Go to http://www.careercruising.com/.
2. Put in Username: nycareers, Password: landmark.
3. Take their "Career Matchmaker" questions.
4. Post the top ten results


1. Clergy

2. Taxidermist

3. Genetic Counselor

4. Rehabilitation Counselor

5. Archivist

6. Website Designer

7. Sport Psychology Consultant

8. Ecologist

9. Historian

10. Special Effects Technician

Date: 2007-09-12 02:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bibliogirl.livejournal.com
1. Corporate / Commercial Lawyer
2. Computer Programmer
3. Civil Litigator
4. Criminal Lawyer
5. Lawyer
6. Judge
7. Public Policy Analyst
8. Lobbyist
9. Political Aide
10. Business Systems Analyst
11. Writer (below "Political Aide"? Yeees)

I am amused (but not necessarily surprised) to see your #6 so much higher up the list than it is on mine (about #15 or so).

Taxidermist -- yeah, you have plenty of experience of telling people to get stuffed ;)

Date: 2007-09-12 02:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
Shut UP Henry

Date: 2007-09-12 02:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gbsteve.livejournal.com
That's quite a varied list! Mine is slighlty more uniform and actually includes my job (at 7). I like 37 best, especially the two days a month kind.
1. Website Designer
2. Desktop Publisher
3. Interior Designer
4. Animator
5. Cartoonist / Comic Illustrator
6. Materials / Metallurgical Engineer
7. Operations Research Analyst
8. Astronomer
9. Multimedia Developer
10. Mathematician
17. Fashion Designer
20. Meteorologist
24. Helicopter Pilot
37. Director

Do we call you "Vicar" now? And if you can't help them, stuff 'em!

Date: 2007-09-12 02:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
Genuflect when you say that.

Date: 2007-09-12 02:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cookwitch.livejournal.com
Ooh. Mine are:

1.Animator

2.Desktop Publisher

3.Cartoonist / Comic Illustrator

4.Graphic Designer

5.Artist

6.Medical Illustrator

7.Computer Animator

8.Fashion Designer

9.Addictions Counselor

10.Communications Specialist

Date: 2007-09-12 02:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cookwitch.livejournal.com
Mmm. I don't think I'd be any good as an addictions counsellor though. My stock answer of "Well, stop it, it's silly." might not go down too well....

Date: 2007-09-12 03:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rotwang.livejournal.com
Are we talking cartoons or Herbert West here, though?

Date: 2007-09-12 02:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thru-her-lens.livejournal.com
1.Director of Photography


2.Special Effects Technician


3.Sign Maker


4.Actor


5.Security Systems Technician


6.Autobody Repairer


7.Glazier


8.Pet Groomer


9.Director


10.Set Designer

:)

Date: 2007-09-12 02:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thru-her-lens.livejournal.com
Ouch, apologies for crappy formatting.

Date: 2007-09-12 02:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
No worries, mine did that the first time!

Date: 2007-09-12 03:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tribalink.livejournal.com
1.Computer Support Person
2.Editor
3.Computer Programmer
4.Office Machine Repairer
5.Truck Driver
6.Archivist
7.Business Systems Analyst
8.Database Developer
9.Web Developer
10.Historian

Date: 2007-09-12 03:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
Aren't you a tattoo artist?

Date: 2007-09-12 03:51 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] smescrater.livejournal.com
1. Nuclear Medicine Technologist
2. Biological Tech
3. Film Processor
4. Automotive Painter
5. Medical Imaging Tech
6. Cardiovascular Tech
7. Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
8. Security Systems Technician
9. Pet Groomer
10. Sign Maker

Is it me, or do some of these choice feel completely random?

Also, I've not heard of some of these positions!

Date: 2007-09-12 03:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
I particularly like the juxtaposition of "Electroneurodiagnostic Tech" and "Pet Groomer"...

Date: 2007-09-12 04:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] smescrater.livejournal.com
I'm special me... ;)

Date: 2007-09-12 04:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mr-malk.livejournal.com
1. Set Designer
2. Costume Designer
3. Anthropologist
4. Special Effects Technician
5. Website Designer
6. Historian
7. Industrial Designer
8. Boilermaker
9. Welder
10. Sign Maker

OK, I can see some of these, although writer was nowhere to be found, and my childhood dream career (drawing comics) was down at 14, just below fashion designer (???), but Boilermaker and Welder? Where the bloody hell did they come from?

Tell you what, when you join the clergy, I'll come and sort out your boiler. And I bet no one's ever said that to you before!

Date: 2007-09-12 05:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caffeine-fairy.livejournal.com
You're right.

Date: 2007-09-12 08:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] anubisgrrl.livejournal.com
1. Illustrator
2. Communications Specialist
3. Scientist
4. Animator
5. Stuntperson
6. Furniture Finisher
7. Stenographer
8. Interior Designer
9. Website Designer
10. Medical Illustrator


Date: 2007-09-12 09:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chilledchimp.livejournal.com
Hi

I got these. They didn't identify my real occupation either. Which is careers adviser.

1. Probation / Parole Officer

2. Anthropologist

3. Funeral Director

4. Addictions Counselor

5. Professor

6. Clergy

7. Foreign Service Officer

8. Sport Psychology Consultant

9. Lifeguard

10. Foreign Language Instructor

Date: 2007-09-13 03:25 pm (UTC)
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