Leaving school, young people have to decide what they want to be in future. Considering opinion of their relatives and friends and their own preferences, they enter a college or university where they will have to spend several years studying really hard. Yet, sometimes it so happens that many of them turn to another sphere of activity and fulfill themselves there.
Aysulu is a financier. She paid $15,000 a year to study at an American institute in Dubai. When she returned to Almaty, she began working for an advertising agency. She even tried herself as an actress but now she is a network marketing expert.
Sasha studied programming but now he is a dance teacher.
“I’ve always been rather good in break dance and when I graduated from the university I had to choose what I liked better. I chose dancing. Today I’m a dance teacher and perform for different dance teams”.
Nargiza is a certified lawyer but works as an accountant.
“I’ve always thought that jurisprudence was what I wanted. I loved maths at school so when I was offered to work as an accounter, I happily agreed to realize that it was more interesting for me”.
Akan is a certified psychologist, PR-manager and marketing expert. What’s his profession now? He is a director.
“I have always been in search for what I wanted to be. Studying at another university, I was hired by a producer center as a designer. Then I became a sound control supervisor and then director. I like that.”
Daria is an architect working as a sales manager.
“As a child, I’ve always dreamt of becoming an architect so my dream did come true. When the ecnomic crisis broke out, I started working at a store selling wedding gowns. Then I opened my own Internet store. However, my official position is a sales manager in a photo studio. Sometimes I also make some money performing in fire shows at the night clubs of the city”.
Arnur was supposed to save people’s lives but he makes much more money by selling clothes.
Director of Astana Residential Complex Artur studied industrial and civil engineering.
“I was fired when the crisis began. I’d been unemployed for quite a while before I began working as a manager for Astana Residential Complex. I was later promoted to be its director”.
Myrzabek is a certified dentist who now sells furniture.
“I’ve always dreamt of becoming a lawyer but my parents talked me into medicine. I’ve been looking for a job for a long time but never succeeded. So I had to become a salesman”.
Even though Roman was always fond of computers and music, his parents made him to become a financier. When he received his diploma, he started working as a programmer and on weekends he plays music at night clubs.
Nurmakhan is a translater. However, his passion is stage. Now he is happy working as a TV host, editor and reporter for three different TV channels.
Vaga studied to become a musician. Today, he’s photographer.
“I tried myself in many sheres. I played the piano and drum, was a professional boxer and loved Wushu. Then I received a trauma and had to leave professional sports. Music was in my past so I switched to photography”.
Anuar could be a millioner because he studied to be an oil industry worker. When sophomore, he realized that it was not what he really wanted. And he wanted to act. Now he is an actor and he is confident that if you do something with all your heart, you will always succeed.
Anya is a certified linguist working as a makeup artist and dreaming of becoming a popular singer. She knows how important it is for a singer to look good no matter what. So she began studying make up art and today she is also a professional make up artist.
Zarina is a certified junior school teacher. She studied in the States. However, at one point she realized that to be a good teacher one should have a special state of mind and she didn’t have one. Now, she is an assistant manager.
Meyerbek could become a veterinarian but he was looking for a good position for two years to find nothing. He became a driver.
Tatyana is a certified psychologist who became a stylist.
“I studied in Moscow but when I returned to Almaty, the only place where I could work was a kindergarten and they offered a scanty salary. For over two years, I worked as a manager at an oil company but it was not what I wanted. Each girl loves good clothes and I decided to turn my passion into my profession. Now I’m a stylist and I’m pretty satisfied with what I make.”
And what about you?