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Discussion on: Feeling a little discouraged

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Michael John Talbot

It's a very worrying time. I can imagine that "what-ifs" are rolling around your brain like a fairground ride.

A lot of great points have already been made - I'd just add this. Technology can bounce back quicker than most other things, there is a lack of jobs everywhere, this sector is more likely to get back going quicker.

You have great "agency" in technology, you are not reliant on anything but a computer to be able to refine and hone your skills. A lack of jobs does not mean a lack of a chance to practice your new skills or to improve them. A lot of other sectors require you to have an employer to really do the job - not so in your new chosen profession.