5 Year Plans (Scare Me)

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If there is one question that makes me sweat a little more then usual during an interview it's the question "where do you see yourself in five years". It is a question that I can honestly never answer because I don't know where I see myself in five years...because I do not know what will happen in those five years!

Do I have vague plans on which path I would like to be on in my life?

Such terror. Such FRIGHT.
Yes I kind of do but everyone knows that is not the answer to "the five year plan" question.
The answer that is wanted is a clear and concise "set in stone" on where you will be kind of answer.

Hence I sweat a little harder.

Is travelling and still eating pizza a good enough answer?

No?

I was afraid of that...

Check out my new vlog post where I share with you my thoughts on this frustrating question and if you like it, feel free to subscribe!

xoxo

Nicola

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9 comments

  1. Dude, this question is totally ridicules! "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" "oh no problem let me just get out the Life Calculator....oh according to youtube we are all going to die from an astroid sent by Niel Patrick Harris."

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    1. HAHA that is an awesome answer...mind if I steal it?
      I always figured NPH would be the end of us...

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  2. This is so true. My plans and my life are unrecognisable from 5 years ago!
    Down with this question!
    Ps cool blog :)

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    1. So true, I firmly believe that vague ideas/goals is totally healthy but to say THIS is where I HAVE TO BE in 5 year will most likely lead to just some very crazy disappointment or perhaps a refusal to be flexible in life...
      why thank you :) :)

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    2. I hope you don't mind, but I've recommended your blog on my new blog, as a link.
      If you want to take a peek, here's the link: http://littlerobinsings.blogspot.co.uk/
      Hope that's okay!
      Thanks :)

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    3. I don't mind at all! Thanks for the share :)
      I did take a peek and I like your blog so far!! All I can say is...it really made me miss Primark haha!
      :3

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  3. It sounds like I'm the polar opposite of you when it comes to planning. I'm not the best with short term planning. If there's a plan at work/in my life that needs handled within a week or less, I struggle, stress, and largely can't stand it. Yet, if someone asks me what my life is going to look like in five years, I can give them a detailed description of what I want to do, how I plan to get there, and (if they're willing) how they can help me get there. It's the one interview question I always feel overprepared for.

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    1. Just goes to show how some people work totally different from others!!! :)

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  4. Hi!, I've been loving your blog lately so I've nominated you for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award :)http://lifedispensed.blogspot.ca/2015/02/sisterhood-of-world-bloggers-award.html

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