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A career is a person’s occupation that they have held for an extended period of time, and their occupation has room for advancement.

For example: A job is a temporary position to gain experience and earn money, whereas a career is a position you hope to remain in for a long period of time and grow within that position.

Used in a sentence: I was a server at my old job, and I’m able to carry those skills into my new career as a business owner.

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