Why Do What You Love is Terrible Advice

If you are wondering what to do with your life, and you are out picking up applications, you will want to visit places that you will want to work at. While you are out talking to perspective employers and your family about your new career they may give you the advice of “do what you love” and when they do you may wonder how this will help you.

You know you only want to do something that you like so that you are happy at work. However, this advice is supposed to help you find a job or career. When someone tells you to do what you love, they are really not helping you find a job, and they are only telling you not to do something you hate.

What you need is someone to help you find a job not for someone to give you advice on what to look for. When you give advice to someone about finding a career that will suit them the best, you want to make sure it is useful advice.

Giving the advice to someone looking for a new job that is so vague will not help them find a job in any way. You will need to give them advice on how to find a job. For example tell them how to dress for an interview. The person you are trying to help may not understand how to dress when they go out on an interview because they never had one. So you would want to tell them how dress and what to wear. You will want to help them learn how to act during an interview. Helpful advice will help them land the job and then they will be doing something they love because they only looked for a job they would like.

No matter what advice you’re given make sure it is useful. Only use the advice that will help you get a job that you love. If you do not feel like the advice you were give was right, then you will want to find different advice givers. Keep looking for the job and you will be able to find the right one for you. You can do it, and you will find the one that is right for you. Once you find the right job, you will stay with that job because you found something that you like.

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Luxury Hotels Hop on Food Truck Craze

PHOTO: The Four Seasons food truck is on an East Coast tour.

 First, it was airports. Now, hotels are finding their way to the food-truck craze.

 

Four Seasons — not a name normally associated with the casual fare food trucks are known for — kicked off its second annual food truck tour earlier this month. Visiting nine cities along the East Coast between September and November, “Taste” by Four Seasons will serve up local eats in its host cities: Think lobster rolls in Boston and pastrami sliders in New York City.

Taste is a charitable venture. A portion of the revenue from each participating hotel will be donated to a local charity in each market. Charitable causes include breast cancer awareness, foster care, education and pediatric oncology research.

But as much as the food truck is raising money, it’s also a vehicle, so to speak, to raise awareness among local residents about Four Seasons restaurants in their cities.

“This is really a marketing play,” said Barbara DeLollis, founder of TravelUpdate.com and social media strategist. “It’s a clever way to bring the Four Seasons brand out on to the street to millennials, who are known to love trying new food trucks and may not know the Four Seasons name. The association can instantly make Four Seasons seem like a ‘hip’ brand that can deliver experiences that they like.”

Hotel restaurants, particularly in major cities, traditionally struggle to attract a local clientele. But all that’s changing as hotel restaurants up their offerings and position themselves as destinations unto themselves.

“Sales in the hotel restaurant segment of the food service industry is growing at a pretty fast clip. It’s among the fastest sales growth rates this year, actually,” said Annika Stensson, senior manager of research at the National Restaurant Association.

Four Seasons isn’t the only luxury brand to mobilize food. Quebec’s Auberge Saint-Antoine has two gourmet food trucks — Panache Mobile 1 and Panache Mobile 2 — serving dishes like poutine, chilled soups and charcuterie. Some of these same items are found on the hotel’s on-site restaurant, Panache.

“Over time, hotel restaurants have become more savvy, offering a variety of options, from fine dining to grab-and-go quick service, and some are venturing into the food truck space as well,” said Stensson. “For trucks specifically, it’s not only a way to reach customers outside of the restaurant premises, but also a way to keep your name top-of-mind with local consumers to also nudge them into on-site restaurant visits.”

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American Doctor With Ebola Is ‘Grateful’ Following Release From Hospital

A third Ebola patient treated in America after being placed in isolation at a bio-containment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center since early September was released from the hospital today.

Dr. Richard Sacra, 51, underwent treatment after contracting the deadly virus while treating patients in Liberia.

An upbeat, but gaunt Sacra, a family physician from Massachusetts, was joined by his wife and doctors as he addressed reporters for the first time.

“The CDC has declared me safe and free of virus, thank God, I love you all!” said Sacra.

He also thanked his family and the medical teams who treated him in both Liberia and at the Nebraska Medical Center.

“I am so grateful. You all have made me feel so welcome here. I’m an official lifetime Husker fan,” Sacra said, citing the University of Nebraska’s mascot.

The 51-year-old physician also recognized Dr. Kent Brantly, the first Ebola patient treated in the U.S., who traveled to Nebraska to donate plasma in the hopes that antibodies in his blood could help Sacra fight off the Ebola infection.

In addition to Brantly’s plasma, Sacra was also given other experimental drugs to help him recover from the Ebola infection. It’s unclear which if any of the drugs helped him recover.

Sacra also recounted the first few days of infection before being transferred to Nebraska, but said he never became deathly ill.

“The care was so excellent, so speedy, so prompt,” he said. “I never got to a stage where I said, ‘Oh my gosh. I’m not going to make it.’”

Since Sacra was not treating Ebola patients when he was infected, he was not sure which patient had infected him. He said he believes he contracted the virus while performing a caesarian sectionoperation.

Sacra also asked the American public to continue to support aid agencies in African and to continue an “outpouring of prayer, for the people of West Africa.”

Sacra is the third of four American health workers, who have been brought to the U.S. after being infected with Ebola, since the outbreak started in March. According to the World Health Organization, 5,357 Ebola cases have been reported since the outbreak began in West Africa six months ago, including 2,630 deaths.

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Rain Helps Efforts to Control Huge California Fire

Firefighters are taking advantage of rainy weather to make progress on a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California, authorities said Thursday.

A huge fire burning east of Sacramento grew slightly overnight to nearly 150 square miles, but containment increased to 43 percent on Thursday morning, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention.

“The rain is definitely allowing the firefighters to make progress on containment,” said Dana Welsh, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service.

But there are still large areas of the fire that are not contained, so the blaze could still spread when the rain stops, Welsh added. There is no estimated date for full containment.

Rain fell over parts of the fire area throughout the day Thursday, when the National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for the region. There is a chance for more rain through the weekend.

The rain should help firefighters expand containment lines, but it could also lead to mudslides and slippery roads that could make firefighting more dangerous, Welsh said.

More than 8,000 firefighters, some coming from as far away as Alaska and Florida, were battling the blaze, which has destroyed 12 homes and threatens another 12,000 near the town of Pollock Pines.

Evacuees from Swansboro, a mountain community of about 400 homes, were allowed to return Wednesday night. About 2,800 people overall had been evacuated, but it wasn’t immediately clear how many remained.

Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, has been charged with starting the fire. He has pleaded not guilty to arson and remains in jail on $10 million bail

The fire has become the second priciest blaze in California this year, costing more than $50 million to fight since it began nearly two weeks ago. The state spent more than $85 million fighting a fire in Klamath National Forest along the California-Oregon border.

The blaze is one of nearly 5,000 wildfires in California this year, a 26 percent increase compared with an average year of about 3,900.

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