Tere Do Takeyan Di Naukri: Why You Need to Stop Chasing Your Dream Job

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Tere Do Takeyan Di Naukri: Why You Need to Stop Chasing Your Dream Job

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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ecently, during my midweek YouTube saunter, I chanced upon a video titled “How to find out what you’re born to do”. Curious, I clicked on the link, but instead was hit by more agenda-led bullshit than Vivek Agnihotri’s sermons on Urban Naxals.

Get this. According to the holy video, I’ll know if I’m born to be in a profession if it reflects my passion, aligns with my instincts and quirks, and most importantly, defines my personality. Just like a monogamous relationship. Phew. The last time anyone had these many expectations from something, it turned out to be Thugs of Hindostan. If the video had a grain of truth, then I am primed to attain instant corporate moksha while spending a third of my life on a creaky chair in an open-plan office. Naturally, I reported the video as misleading.

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