The top 5 ‘dream jobs’

LinkedIn asked its members to identify their childhood dreams and say whether they’ve reached those dreams as adults.

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That’s what LinkedIn sought to determine when it asked 8,000 of its members to name their childhood dream jobs and whether their current job matches it.

Turns out, one-third of LinkedIn members said they either hold that job or work in a career related to it. The top characteristic of a dream job, as mentioned by more than 70 percent of respondents, is “taking pleasure in your work,” followed by “helping others,” which only grabbed eight percent.

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