How does it feel to be 24 years old?

How does it feel to be 24 years old?

So grown up. So put together. But to be honest, I’m 24 and I don’t feel like that at all. When I was little, being 24 seemed impossible and big and terrifying. By the time I hit 18, it still seemed so far away. So foreign. And now that I’m at that age, I don’t feel any different. I don’t feel any more grown up than I did at 17 or 16.

When did I start working for the same company?

The company that I joined a week after I graduated from college back in June of 1996. It seems trite to say that it feels like yesterday, but it really does.

What happens if you stay at company for 2 years?

Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about 50% or more. Keep in mind that 50% is a conservative number at the lowest end of the spectrum. This is assuming that your career is only going to last 10 years.

I know turning 24 isn’t a huge milestone like turning 25 or 30 is. But, it’s such an odd feeling knowing another year has passed. It’s scary and exciting. But, mostly scary. Even though, it shouldn’t be! For so long in my mind, turning 24 basically meant that I’ve got to get my shit together. At 21, I could be as wild as I wanted.

Is it normal to work for same company for 25 years?

“It used to be a semi-normal thing. My WWII-era dad bounced between jobs at the beginning of his civilian work life for about five years, then worked for the same company for 25 years until he retired.” But such steady employment feels more and more like a relic these days, and seemingly impossible in this economy.

Is it scary to turn 24 years old?

I know turning 24 isn’t a huge milestone like turning 25 or 30 is. But, it’s such an odd feeling knowing another year has passed. It’s scary and exciting. But, mostly scary. Even though, it shouldn’t be!

What can I do with my life at 24?

The fantastic news is: you can do whatever you want. Whether it’s at work or in your personal life, take initiative. Take notice of the things that you want to change, and DO IT.