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Describe a Job That you Do Not Like To Do In The Future
You should say:
- What it is
- How you know about the job
- Whether the job is difficult or not
- And explain why you would not like to do it
Sample Answer 1
A job that I would not like to do in the future is any position that lacks autonomy and requires working for someone else in a traditional company setting. My perspective on this comes from my personal experience. After graduating from university, like many fresh graduates, I joined a company and worked there for nearly five years.
From my observation; most university graduates tend to gravitate towards corporate jobs. It’s a common path largely due to societal expectations and a conventional understanding of career success. However, I realized that working in a company, regardless of the role, wasn’t challenging for me. The tasks, while not necessarily difficult, were monotonous. The work involved following set routines and instructions, almost like being a cog in a machine. This lack of challenge and creativity made the job quite unfulfilling.
Moreover, the limitations in terms of salary, freedom, and creativity were significant drawbacks for me. In a corporate job, there’s often a ceiling on how much you can earn, and your time and actions are largely controlled. This realization led me to leave my corporate job two years ago to pursue freelancing.
The reason I would not like to return to such a job in the future is my desire for freedom and self-expression. I value the ability to manage my own time, make decisions about my work, and have the potential for unlimited growth. As a freelancer, I have more control over my income, work schedule, and the nature of the projects I undertake. This freedom and autonomy are integral to my career satisfaction and personal happiness.
Sample Answer 2
One job that I would not like to do in the future is being a salesperson in a department store. This job involves selling products to customers and constantly interacting with them.
I know about this job from personal experience. During my college years, I took up a part-time job as a salesperson in a clothing store. I quickly realised that it was not the right fit for me. The job came with sales targets that needed to be met, and the hours were often long and exhausting.
Being a salesperson is not an easy job. It can be challenging and demanding, especially when dealing with difficult customers. There is also a constant pressure to meet sales targets, which can be quite stressful. The job requires excellent communication and persuasion skills, as well as the ability to handle rejection.
The main reason why I would not like to do this job is simply because I lack interest in sales. I find the process of convincing people to buy products unappealing.
Moreover, the career growth prospects in this field are often limited. It can become a monotonous routine, with little room for personal growth and advancement.
In conclusion, the job of a salesperson in a department store is not something I would enjoy doing in the future. The combination of high pressure, dealing with difficult customers, and the lack of personal interest and growth make it an unattractive career choice for me.
Sample Answer 3
Well, Honestly, a job that I don’t really want to do in the future is accounting. I have to say that I used to think that it is a glamorous job because…A friend of mine is working as an accountant. Sometimes we would have a chit chatting in coffee shop at weekend when we don’t have anything important to do.
At that time she would share me some experiences about her work. I supposed it seems not bad to be an accountant according to her description, I mean accounting is a very challenging work, there is a wide range of mysteries and riddles which have to be solved properly. I love taking challenges.
More importantly, this is a job with decent payment. So around 2 years ago, I had an opportunity to participate in the school’s internship program, and I applied for an internship of accounting in a leading accounting firm.
After I got to know this job, I realized that there are various high standard requirements of this job, which made me feel super stressful and tired.
For example, Every Excel form and document was expected to be processed carefully. I had to check all the documents at least 3 times before submitting them to supervisor. If the supervisor finds some mistakes on the forms that I haven’t corrected before, I would be punished. Meanwhile, I had to be very patient to deal with complicated accounting standards and do a number of calculations of substantive tests and analyzed regional demographic data which recorded for the figures of related subjects.
The work is definitely challenging, and I learned a lot during this internship. But, to be honest, I don’t think this kind of job is suitable for me after having this experience. The work is too stressful, and I have to complete a huge number of tasks every single day. A combination of deadlines and commands force me to operate non-stop, I do not have time to stay with my families and friends even at weekends. Although I can earn more money in this position when comparing to other kinds of jobs, but now I also realize that freedom and happiness also play an essential role in my life.
1. What kind of jobs young Chinese people like to do?
Well, as far as I know, jobs which offer stability, high earning potential, and opportunities for growth such as business and finance, programming or engineering are popular among Chinese young people. On the other hand, some may lean towards more creative fields such as design and media, where they can express their artistic talents and innovative ideas.
2. Do young Chinese people prefer to choose an interesting job or a job with a high salary?
Well, It depends on the individual I think. While some young Chinese people may lean towards jobs that they find interesting and fulfilling, others may prioritize financial stability and finding a job with a high salary. It really comes down to personal preferences and what they value the most. However, if a job combines with personal interests and a good salary, this job will be the most popular job that young people pursue.
3. Do you think it is easier to get a job now than in the past?
It’s hard to say for sure whether it’s easier to find a job now compared to the past. It really depends on various factors like where you’re located, the industry you’re interested in, and the current economic conditions. However, with technological advancements and the widespread availability of information, it has become more convenient for people to search and apply for jobs. On the other hand, there might also be increased competition for certain positions. So, it’s important to continuously improve your skills and keep up with the latest trends in your field to boost your chances of landing a job.
4. Is it important to be successful in a job?
Yes, but, Success in a job can be subjective and different for everyone. Some people may see success as reaching high positions or earning high salary, while others may value work-life balance, personal growth, or making a positive impact in their field. It really depends on what matters most to each person and what they consider as a fulfilling and successful career.
5. Do you think AI will take over many jobs?
I suppose so. Al has the potential to automate and replace certain jobs in various industries that involves repetitive tasks and labour work. Such as manufacturing industry, transportation industry and agriculture industry. That’s why we create Al, right? However, certain jobs involves creation, critical thinking and problem-solving skills cannot be taken over by Al easily, due to their complex nature and the need for human skills and judgment.
6. Can AI improve people’s lives? If so, how?
Yes, Al has the potential to greatly improve people’s lives in many ways. Al algorithms can analyze huge amounts of data to give personalized recommendations and experiences, making things like entertainment, healthcare, and customer service more enjoyable. Al also can automate routine and repetitive tasks, giving people more time to focus on interesting and meaningful work.
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