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I worked as a physics teacher for several years before shifting my career as an education officer. I’m a very good learner and always work hard to improve myself and develop my skills. I was very successful in my work. I was working for 8 hours daily; it was uncomfortable for me at all. At that time, I suffered because my 2 children were still too young and needed me at home. Couldn’t achieve that equilibrium between my work and being a good mom.
Every day I had to be away from my children for 10 hours, 2 hrs of them were for transportation to and from work, every day I had to face my guilt feeling towards my children.
Until one day I decided to choose to become a housewife and a good mother who can exist whenever her children need her. Moreover, trying to find an interesting online job through which I control my working time, being my boss, and support my personal development.
Because of that I was reading and searching a lot about freelancing jobs and I already try some translation& data entry but that bored me. After a long journey of searching, I have found an online job that required digital marketing skills, which was very interesting for me trying to attract people, affect them, and contribute to changing their life to be better. Because I have a lot of competitors, I’m always trying to make my work unique. Because of that tried to search for how to acquire the required digital marketer skills through learning from several resources especially YouTube and google search. As a result, I have a lot of information, but I felt somehow confused and working without a specific framework or even a plan. Until one day I found an advertisement on Instagram announcing for Udacity Digital Marketing Nanodegree Program, which emerged as my rescuer hero which took me from random work to professionality in the digital marketing world. Of course, I applied for it, and thank God I was accepted.
Until then I learned a lot of what I need like content marketing, content strategy, my target persona, how to advertise on different platforms, and how to analyze my work. In addition to 24/7 support from tutors, nothing is better.
Ever since then I have realized that I’m on the right path for my career development and I have the intention to complete it for further development.