Skip to main content

Embracing Diverse Career Paths

Check out this video from Alaant’s Miriam Dushane, on the results of our latest QOTW poll and embracing a diverse career path.

Recently we asked how many professionals are working in fields related to their college majors and whether they're passionate about their careers. The results?  36% find themselves in their initial chosen fields, yet a noteworthy 32% are thriving in different areas and loving it.

It's time to rethink how we evaluate resumes. The journey from college to career isn't always a straight line – and that's a good thing. Diverse educational backgrounds can bring unexpected and valuable perspectives to your team.

Employers- let's embrace flexibility in job criteria. Expanding viewpoints beyond traditional qualifications can uncover hidden gems in the talent pool, enriching your team with a variety of insights and experiences.

For those who are feeling anchored by their degree, consider this an invitation to explore new horizons. Pursue what fulfills you and aligns with your professional ambitions and personal values. After all, data shows that only 27% of people are in roles that directly reflect their college education. Your academic achievements are assets, regardless of your career path. Here's to leveraging your education wherever your journey takes you!

Want to talk?  Call me today – 518- 689-3138 or visit us online at, lets explore your options together!

Contact Us
Drag and drop files here or Browse