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    • Please add a wider variety of careers.

      Would prefer more breadth than depth, if you don't have the resources for both. Include international careers like Humanitarian Aid, International Organizations, International Development Banks, International NGOs. Include career starters like Peace Corps, Americorps, Teach for America, etc. (and you can discuss the problematic aspects of those programs too). Government bureaucracy, different types of journalism, advocacy, community organizing, direct action and activism. Prison reform, school reform, teaching. CSR, sustainable business practice, sustainable building, various sciences related to environmental preservation, agricultural science. There are a ton of careers out there even within a very narrow definition of social impact. If you…

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      • Should language skills be a part of career capital?

        Versatile and valuable for a life time.

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        • Career suggestion: patent attorney

          Patent attorneys are well paid (6 figure salaries possible after qualification with 5+ years' experience: http://www.insidecareers.co.uk/career-advice/patent-attorney-salaries/) and the profession is not that well known amongst STEM graduates. It's a possibility for someone who has a technical background but doesn't want to go into a strictly quantitative profession. There is good potential for earning to give.

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          • Please modify or delete the heading that appears every time you move up when reading a blog post.

            Perhaps most people don't read like me, but I often move up to re-read something etc, and it's annoying to have that appear each time.

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            • Get annotate-able texts!

              So you have so many inspiring things on here. People want to comment, ask questions and interact with the text. Furthermore it would be possible to open up the texts meta-level which allows more mind broadening.

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              • Expand to France !

                You should definitely expand your public to European countries, translate your research, and build partnerships with meaningful companies you might have identified.

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                • Account for Introverts/Extroverts

                  As somebody in their fifties who has never found fulfilling work, the core problem was that the things i trained for did not account for the fact I am very introverted and cannot work happily with other people. The pressure (and hence my training) was directed at helping others to the exclusion of my own core personality and this caused me health issues and massive stress and has left me as a long term unemployed person in poverty, which I am sure isn't anybody's dream! Also please be aware that there are many bars to succeeding if your pursuit counters…

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                      • ( @Peter Hartree: Wiki spam page: http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:Contributions/Welix8

                        http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:Contributions/Welix8

                        Very low priority.

                        Peter Hartree or another of the three wiki operators⁽¹⁾ (Ben Todd, Carl Shulman) should delete user “Welix8” and his ‘contributions‘.
                        (1) http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php?title=Special%3AListUsers&group=bureaucrat

                        (Found this via http://wiki.80000hours.org/index.php/Special:AllPages, as might someone else in the future.)

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