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Careers with a mystique that overrides reality. They may look glamorous on TV but in the real world, they're just a means to an end.

Rated 1 point - posted 10 years ago by BrendaKaye in category Business.
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Forensic Scientist Report Abuse
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Physician Report Abuse
Grueling schooling, long hours, high medical malpractice rates, and HMOs lead to migraines and stress.
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Farmer Report Abuse
There is a growing interest in organic farming and going green, but it is a great deal harder work than many people imagine.
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Personal Trainer Report Abuse
Unless you are really good and have many references (A list would help) this is a tough industry to make a living at.
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Police Officer Report Abuse
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Professor Report Abuse
Unless you hold a tenure-track position, this is a difficult field to break into. High percentages of instructors are part-time, adjunct, and do not possess even health benefits from their employer.
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Real Estate Agent Report Abuse
In today's stalled housing market, this is a tough industry to conquer.
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