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Want to get Another Degree or Certification, Not Sure What to Study

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by futuremills, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. futuremills

    futuremills Regular Member

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    I want to go back to school to get another degree or certification. I graduated college 3 years ago but I have a degree is a major that isnt exactly worth much. I still want to do IM full time. But I want to have something to fallback on. Just incase 2 years I need a more steady cashflow or my money making ventures dry up. Plus i want a job for insurance and pension matching and all that BS

    Im thinking about getting into healthcare possibly nursing but i dont know if thats for me. I would like to work in healthcare because it seems like that is the way to go these days for a guarenteed job. If I can find a field in health care that only requires a certification that would be sweet.

    Im also thinking something in the technological field. My only concern with that is that I am worried some of the techy jobs wont have a demand in a few years or will just be outsourced. Does anyone recommend a field or certification I should look into that will still be in demand?
     
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  2. arshan01

    arshan01 Newbie

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    lol do uself a big favor and chuck the idea of doing a certification or degree in the garbage if ur doing IM then u already have good idea how the sales theory work master that and then search for related jobs trust me it will be 10 times better than going for a certification and falling in the same categories like 1000s others who will be in the line for a job...
     
  3. askHWH

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    LOL ..... well pursue one if it is for interest sake.
     
  4. Brutus69

    Brutus69 Newbie

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    You're post is putting off a very negative vibe. Maybe you need to study Philosophy and the Law of Attraction and Abundance.

    If you believe your IM $ won't continue or be enough for retirement, etc then you're probably right.

    If you're already full time in IM I would scale up what you're doing and put the additional away in your 'retirement fund' so you can stop worrying about the future.

    If you want to do nursing then do it because you want to. But I assure you thereis no more job security in any field. Teachers use to be safe. Not any more. Healthcare used to be safe. Not any more.

    If you want to study the only known constant money-maker - master the art of Marketing and you'll never go poor.

    Mike
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  5. JonWrong

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    If youw ant to do something health wise and are considering nursing check your local community college for a Surgical Tech program. That will get you an AA Degree in Surgical Technology which was SUPER easy for me to get a job doing. They have literally 5 jobs in the US to 1 Surgical tech graduate and its growing fast through 2014 as a lot retire.

    Reason I recommend that is because it mirrors a lot of the Biology classes you would have to take for your RN as a nurse. So if you get through your surgical tech AA which you can do in 18 months if you dont have any of the pre-reqs covered which you should already. I got hired one week out of school for $18hr to start & all I do is clean OR rooms... roganize... transport the patients to and from the OR & basically assist in handing tools to the surgeon during procedures. It's simple and I enjoy it.

    Plus im VERY close to ebing able to get my RN too if I wanna go back to school ebcause I got rid of all of the major Biology classes you need.

    Plus I still IM like crazy and have for almost 10 yrs now. Do it bro. I did it because I have cancer and have amazing benefits from doing it!

    Think about it ro even shoot me a PM if you have any questions about anything. Its a job you can definitely fall back on if times are tough.
     
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  6. FrozenSpade

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    I'm in a similar situation. Any ideas :)
     
  7. futuremills

    futuremills Regular Member

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    I just want to have all my angles covered. Ive read on this forum and other about ppl who were banking 5 figures a month to be reduced to nothing and having to start over. Im 25 now and do not have many expenses or a family but i wouldnt want to be in a position where I have a family and major bills and cant pay them because a method Im using to make money is no longer profitable, or FTC makes a change, google algorithims, etc, etc.

    I think i can be very profitable and live off of IM and the creation of products. But I also want to have something to fall back on just incase SHTF
     
  8. Brutus69

    Brutus69 Newbie

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    You're definitely on the right path. Glad to hear you're just trying to cover your bases.

    Remember that a lot of what you are reading here on BHW are noobs who are complaining of the google algo change or FTC cracking down on them, etc.

    Their world is all negative. Everything is always bad.

    One reason could be... they are following "blueprints" 1 step at a time and can't think for themselves so they get caught.

    Another reason could be... they are using BH techniques without regard to others. It's all about the cash and nothing else.

    Let me be 100% honest. I like the money. Money can't buy happiness but it sure can elevate the happiness you already have in your world.

    But I use BH techniques to gain an advantage over others.

    There is a way to mix BH, WH, any hat into a way that adds value to everyone.

    BH doesn't mean spamming Twitter. You can set up a network that's mostly automated that actually adds value to Twitter (or whatever site you're leveraging), the members of the site, the people that come to your site, etc.

    Find your passion.

    Use BH if it helps give you a competitive advantage.

    Put a % away (look up Jim Rohn's 70-10-10-10 plan).

    That % saved will continue to grow. As it does so will your confidence to take bigger risks with the other money you earn (your leverage $).

    As your leverage $ grows it just becomes a snowball. You couldn't stop it if you want to.


    I believe in you. I wish you Great Success!

    Mike
     
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