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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
Learn English in September

Do you like your job ?

edited November 2018 in Work and Money
love what do you do to do what do you love , it's a very-known phrase that lead to success , you spend more than the third of your day at work , if ,you aren't comfortable you risk a depression that prevents you from succeeding in your life .
- what is your job ?
- do you love it ?
- how many ours do you spend at work ?
- are you under pression to change your career ?
let us exchange ideas !


  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,856 ✭✭✭✭
    I am lucky to have lots of little jobs, all of which I love (I wouldn't do them if I didn't like them). But I know I am in a very fortunate position @JMAROUF. I know how miserable it is to be in a job you don't like as in the last couple of years I was in regular employment, I hated my job.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    that is bad to work without consent , your are lucky , some people have to look for opportunities during their work periods and even when they go to home and that bothers .
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,856 ✭✭✭✭
    Job satisfaction is so important @JMAROUF. I think everyone wants to feel that there is a purpose to what they are doing, and that the job has some value.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Normally yes @mheredge however lot of people doesn't feel the satisfaction in their job , and specially the first job , they work because they need money and if they don't find another opportunity the life become difficult
  • slhvtndsslhvtnds Posts: 20 ✭✭
    Sure I love. Someone said that;
    İf you find the job that you love, you shouldn't have to work in your life because your hobby is your work anymore.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    What kind of job @slhvtnds ?
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,856 ✭✭✭✭
    My first job as a teacher didn't last long @JMAROUF though I loved my second job.

    But now the work I do is much more akin to being like a hobby @slhvtnds. So it is very enjoyable.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    @mheredge you are lucky , for me is different i don't like my job so much , and i am looking for another opportunity
  • slhvtndsslhvtnds Posts: 20 ✭✭
    I am a mechanical enginner @JMAROUF . I am working in a ship design company. Actually being an engineer can not be clasified as a hobby. I meant by saying;

    "İf you find the job that you love, you shouldn't have to work in your life because your hobby is your work anymore."

    that if you begin to like your department/field, your work is becoming your hobby.

    I hope you will get a better job @JMAROUF as soon as possible / or you love your current job. Don't be disappointed.

    @mheredge; to be teacher is my second favoute job that I wish to perform (to childeren). However I have no any academical skills about that. What is your second job @mheredge ?
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    Thank you @slhvtnds , anyway i will find a solution , i am curious to know the second job of @mheredge , it is secret ? Were you a CIA agent @mheredge lol
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,856 ✭✭✭✭
    I have several jobs - writing, editing, auditing - a bit of lots of different things which halps make life very interesting @JMAROUF. I'm a bit of a jack of all trades.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    it seems normal to was a writer , by the fact you are very active in this forum and that is good
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 44,856 ✭✭✭✭
    @JMAROUF thank you! I try my best to get you to write more. Practice makes perfect.
  • JMAROUFJMAROUF Posts: 104 ✭✭
    if you don't use it , you lose it :wink: @mheredge
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