Is it too late for someone to finally start their career at the age of 28?

Updated on : January 21, 2022 by Alden Levy



Is it too late for someone to finally start their career at the age of 28?

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No, what the heck? !!

I was watching this video on YouTube, where the older ones were giving life advice to the immediately younger ones. Say, a ten-year-old would say things to an eight-year-old and so on. In the end, there was this really old guy (in his nineties). It was his turn to give advice. And guess what he said?

Said, "Dear younger me, do what makes you happy. Because no one knows what the hell they're doing."

The truth is, you think everyone around you is happy in their careers and having a great life blah di da. The important thing here is, "you think that ..."

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A2A.

No, what the heck? !!

I was watching this video on YouTube, where the older ones were giving life advice to the immediately younger ones. Say, a ten-year-old would say things to an eight-year-old and so on. In the end, there was this really old guy (in his nineties). It was his turn to give advice. And guess what he said?

Said, "Dear younger me, do what makes you happy. Because no one knows what the hell they're doing."

The truth is, you think everyone around you is happy in their careers and having a great life blah di da. The important thing here is, "you think that ..."

You don't have any proof to show that so-and-so is happy because they started their career early so now they're all settled and stuff. I write it vaguely because it is very vague. You are thinking all these thoughts and your brain has illogically convinced that everyone is going through a gala moment in life because they stuck to a particular path and are now reaping the benefits.

Friend, each person is different. Each person's life path is different. Each person's professional career is different. Not everyone should have a 9 to 6 job. Not everyone has the guts to open their own business. Not all people have the courage to set up their own store and wait for customers.

Do you understand now?

There are no rules for life. We just make them up as we go along, but guess what? Each person also has different rules.

I am 27 years old. As for the career, I left an unbeatable corporate opportunity two years ago. Now, I don't earn 25% of what I used to earn. Many people in my position would be unhappy and unhappy. But does that give you the formula to calculate if I am unhappy?

Don't be happy with your job, your bank balance, or "how it's supposed to be." There's no way it's supposed to be Realize that fact.

Life is a field, not a corridor (Someone said this, I don't remember who).

In fact, you have to find your way out. Stumble, fall, strategize, proceed.

It's not too late and you know the old saying: "Better late than never!"

Your situation is probably better than you think. I had similar feelings when I was your age, I felt "too old" to compete with the "bright young men"! I think about it now and laugh, for me now "little kids" are 40 years old and a 30 year old is just a baby!

You have a degree and you received at least one offer from the place where you did an internship. You may want to think about suspending your master's work for now and concentrating on finding a job. Many employees will appreciate the additional course work you have completed.

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It's not too late and you know the old saying: "Better late than never!"

Your situation is probably better than you think. I had similar feelings when I was your age, I felt "too old" to compete with the "bright young men"! I think about it now and laugh, for me now "little kids" are 40 years old and a 30 year old is just a baby!

You have a degree and you received at least one offer from the place where you did an internship. You may want to think about suspending your master's work for now and concentrating on finding a job. Many employees will value the additional course work you have completed for their teachers almost as much as an actual degree. Finding a job will help you with finances and you can even find an employer that will pay your tuition to finish your master's degree.
Also, eliminating financial worries will greatly reduce your stress, and then you can think more calmly about other changes you might want to make.

You are at a slight disadvantage because you have not been working, but that is really only compared to potential employees who have work experience, you are still very competitive with recent graduates, and maybe you can even think of a way to turn their year off. travel to make it look better on a resume. To be sure, many employers will understand that a young person wants to take time off to travel or explore after graduating from college. Now if you spent the year playing video games in your parents' basement, that could be a tough sell ... You
may not be able to be as picky as you'd like in your job search, but find something, get some income, and then If it's not what you want, start looking around you.
Lastly, once you find a job, save as much money as you can! Don't starve yourself, but having a little money saved takes away a lot of stress and worry.

The cliched answer here to this question is "it's never too late", but only YOU can determine that. I am in the same boat. However, I am 4 years behind you sitting at 24 thinking that my life is over because now I am finding something that I want to pursue.

I strongly suggest that you surround yourself with friends who encourage and strengthen you. If your goal in life is to be a professional athlete, then yes, 28 might be too late. If you plan to live to 30, it may be too late. The most important thing that I have taken away is that there is no timeline. I've seen people who were my age and

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The cliched answer here to this question is "it's never too late", but only YOU can determine that. I am in the same boat. However, I am 4 years behind you sitting at 24 thinking that my life is over because now I am finding something that I want to pursue.

I strongly suggest that you surround yourself with friends who encourage and strengthen you. If your goal in life is to be a professional athlete, then yes, 28 might be too late. If you plan to live to 30, it may be too late. The most important thing that I have taken away is that there is no timeline. I've seen people who were my age and yours earn 25,000 years just barely surviving and started earning some real money at age 30. There are many people who finish graduate school and have a master's degree in their 20s. Then I would say that you are fine. Always remember that there will always be someone better and someone worse than you. You still have a lot of life left and so do I, death is inevitable, live without fear and believe in yourself more than anything. Easier said than done, I know, believe me. Make some kind of plan and who cares if people disagree. It's your life. Do what is best for you.

No, it's not. Here in Israel we only start studying at the age of 21-22, so 26-27-28 is a normal age to start a career. And despite apparent old age, many Israelis make successful careers abroad, where they need to compete with bright children, as you say. Therefore, it is up to you to make your career successful.
The most important thing is to get rid of the loser attitude and start looking for opportunities to increase your chances. Start looking for internships / jobs in your field to gain relevant experience, perhaps putting your master on hold for some time. Look for ways to improve your performance du

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No, it's not. Here in Israel we only start studying at the age of 21-22, so 26-27-28 is a normal age to start a career. And despite apparent old age, many Israelis make successful careers abroad, where they need to compete with bright children, as you say. Therefore, it is up to you to make your career successful.
The most important thing is to get rid of the loser attitude and start looking for opportunities to increase your chances. Start looking for internships / jobs in your field to gain relevant experience, perhaps putting your master on hold for some time. Find ways to improve your performance during studies. And most importantly, remember that there are not many super bright kids competing with you, most likely many people are of the same level as you.

No. My first son's pediatrician was a very successful, retired engineer who, at age 50, decided to become a doctor. He became a very successful doctor working at the New York Hospital. You have most of your life ahead of you. Take time to think about your strengths and weaknesses. Often times, what we like best is what we do best for a living. That usually doesn't make you rich, but getting rich is not a measure of success. Happiness, good health and being loved are the main ingredients for a successful life.

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Education is a human right and must b

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No. My first son's pediatrician was a very successful, retired engineer who, at age 50, decided to become a doctor. He became a very successful doctor working at the New York Hospital. You have most of your life ahead of you. Take time to think about your strengths and weaknesses. Often times, what we like best is what we do best for a living. That usually doesn't make you rich, but getting rich is not a measure of success. Happiness, good health and being loved are the main ingredients for a successful life.

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Education is a human right and must be available and free for all human beings in order to promote human equality.

Speech is a human right and free broadband must be available for all human beings on the planet to communicate with each other.

Health care is a human right and NOT a privilege for the wealthy.

Nature must be repaired, restored and expanded as the only source of real life that sustains real value on the planet.

Let's say if you had started your career at 20 and died at 28. I know that doesn't make sense, right? But give it a second thought. It happens in the real world. Well, life is very uncertain. You can start a career at 40 and retire at 80 or start a career at 20 and retire at 50. Every individual is different. You and I shouldn't stop at what we want to do. As long as we are passionate and visionary, things will fall into place. Donald trump became president at the age many people retire. So if you can become the president of one of the most powerful countries at this age, what stops?

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Let's say if you had started your career at 20 and died at 28. I know that doesn't make sense, right? But give it a second thought. It happens in the real world. Well, life is very uncertain. You can start a career at 40 and retire at 80 or start a career at 20 and retire at 50. Every individual is different. You and I shouldn't stop at what we want to do. As long as we are passionate and visionary, things will fall into place. Donald trump became president at the age many people retire. So if you can become the president of one of the most powerful countries at this age, what is stopping you from starting a career?

I started graduate school at 26 years old.

At the time, I was working for a company that ran adult kickball leagues and was making the least of all my friends (even the drastically underpaid teachers).

I graduated at 28 years old.

At 29 I founded a company.

At 30 I met the woman I fell in love with.

At 33, I got married, sold the company, and went to work for a global conglomerate that was making more than twice the highest salary I'd ever made.

So ... No. It's not too late.

It is said that "age is just a number". This is true ... if you keep improving, learning, and striving to do better.

You are still young. You have a long way to go.

You'd be surprised how many people are over 28 and still in college.

Here's a tip:

Don't compare someone else's front scene to your back scene.

You are at the age when your friends buy cars, houses, get married, travel the world, etc.

What they don't show you are their struggles. We all have them no matter how successful you are.

Are you okay. You'll get a great job. There is nothing wrong with you. You are exactly where you are supposed to be. Stop worrying.

On the weekend, while studying, go to the local homeless shelter and care for the homeless for about 2-3 hours. Go once a month. I guarantee you'll feel better in no time.

There is nothing unpleasant about this. This is life and life is in session. You worked two years. You traveled for a year. This is how it works when you do those things. Can't you see that? I don't know why he made those decisions, but he did. Right? And that. So you compete with twenty-something

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Are you okay. You'll get a great job. There is nothing wrong with you. You are exactly where you are supposed to be. Stop worrying.

On the weekend, while studying, go to the local homeless shelter and care for the homeless for about 2-3 hours. Go once a month. I guarantee you'll feel better in no time.

There is nothing unpleasant about this. This is life and life is in session. You worked two years. You traveled for a year. This is how it works when you do those things. Can't you see that? I don't know why he made those decisions, but he did. Right? And that. So you compete with twenty-something. Who cares. You have experience. Hope you know how to include that on your resume. Everything counts. Everything counts. I don't give a shit what someone told you about this or that, it doesn't count. They are not right. Everything counts.

Nothing happens to you. You're scared, Abbie.

No. Even if you were 40 years old, I'd say no.

You can start a career at any time in many professions.

Some more than others.

If you want it.

Make it happen.

An advice. Don't limit yourself to Microsoft, Google, etc., there are many companies with many jobs.

You may be "behind" in your school or age group, but that's where you go wrong: they are no longer your group. The people you will graduate with are your new cohort.

Look ahead and not back. It will make you happier. You cannot change the past; you can only deal with the here and now; and navigate to the future that you

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No. Even if you were 40 years old, I'd say no.

You can start a career at any time in many professions.

Some more than others.

If you want it.

Make it happen.

An advice. Don't limit yourself to Microsoft, Google, etc., there are many companies with many jobs.

You may be "behind" in your school or age group, but that's where you go wrong: they are no longer your group. The people you will graduate with are your new cohort.

Look ahead and not back. It will make you happier. You cannot change the past; you can only deal with the here and now; and navigate to the future you want and work for.

I had an acupuncturist who retired from journalism at 55. He went to school for 4 years, got his diploma and started an internship. He then went on to help create most of the legislation for acupuncture in Minnesota. Then he started his own school of acupuncture and herbalism. She helped shape the way acupuncture is treated and respected in Minnesota. If it weren't for her, it is unknown what might have happened. She is a hero to many people.

So the answer to your question is no, it is not too late.

Oh, and I started writing at 55 and have 2 poetry books with a third on the way. Various novels and

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I had an acupuncturist who retired from journalism at 55. He went to school for 4 years, got his diploma and started an internship. He then went on to help create most of the legislation for acupuncture in Minnesota. Then he started his own school of acupuncture and herbalism. She helped shape the way acupuncture is treated and respected in Minnesota. If it weren't for her, it is unknown what might have happened. She is a hero to many people.

So the answer to your question is no, it is not too late.

Oh, and I started writing at 55 and have 2 poetry books with a third on the way. Several novels and short stories are in the works.

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