You’re at a networking event. Mingling and conversing with people you’ve never met. There are tons of questions to ask. But one that gets asked more than anything.
What do you do?
Without a thought we normally spew out the simple answer. Stating the career we’re in. Or what we do professionally.
And we state it in simplistic terms.
- I work in IT
- I’m an accountant
- I make sales
Is that all that you do? Do you just work in a field?
If you’re anything like me, the answer to the question is a resounding NO.
There’s so much more to you than what you do during your day job.
For example, let’s look at what I do.
My day job is that of an IT professional. Simply put, I make sure the computers at my place of employment are up and running.