As many people ask themselves waaaat they should do for work of in life in general, waat wants to make finding answers to these questions easier. Waat’s purpose is to offer information about what kinds of professions there are in the world, What people actually do in these professions, and how they like what they do.


FOR high-schoolers and STUDENTS, waat would like to make them to pay attention to two things - to think about the actual daily work they would be doing in a few years (not only about what it would be like to study, that’ll last a while). ALSO, it’s important to think what you would actually enjoy doing. disliking something 8 hours/day sounds insane!


NEW DATA WILL BE ADDED ALL THE TIME, the eventual purpose being covering all possible professions from cleaners to cheese sculptors to politicians. In case you have any questions of feedback about waat, please contact waatmail@gmail.com.

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Jesse, Mindfulness education entrepreneur
Finland, workplace of 1-20 employees
Education
Master, Engineering
Yearly salary (€)
15000-25000
In profession since
2015
Weekly hours
45-50

Could you describe your job in short?

The beauty and curse of an entrepreneur is that you get to do everything by yourself and that you also have to do everything by yourself. At the same time it's really important to outsource things you are not good at and use the time efficiently on the things that you can do well.

What do you do on average work day?

During my average day I might update my website answer e-mails from clients, make some proposals, attend to meetings, plan the future, make funding applications among many other things.

What do you love about your job?

I love the fact that I can do what I love and I have freedom to do it when and as I want. It's also really easy make changes on the fly and I don't have to ask permissions from anyone.

What are the worst parts of your job?

The toughest side in this job is big responsibility and sometimes the stress that comes with it. Always a lot of things to handle.

What are the most important skills in your job?

Adaptability Customer service Dedication Independency Pressure-handling

What are the most important tools/softwares in your job?

Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Skype

How do you acquire and develop these skills?

Just do it! Becoming active and networking and getting involved in many different projects. Also to always think about things from different view points.

What does your work week include?

12.0h

Meetings / Group work

10.0h

Emails

13.0h

Independent work

4.0h

Breaks

5.0h

Travel

4.0h

Events