Why Career Changes Don't Work
Have you tried to take your career in a different direction but ended up back where you were or even made your change but found that it hasn’t resolved the problem? Others around you have managed to move into something else that makes them happier, maybe even started their own business so why can’t you?
Are you ready to get on the career change escalator?
Last week I watched a little girl petrified of climbing onto the escalator, her fear of getting herself caught in the mechanics of the machine swallowing her up was very real to her. She wanted to avoid it but knew that the toy floor was one level higher and filled with many exciting delights.
This made me think of the career change process. Knowing you want to go somewhere else, to reach a new destination filled with wonder and promise, because your current destination is no longer attractive, it’s not offering you want you need and or want. Maybe you’ve tried to make compromises or slight adjustments, even convincing yourself that it will do. But how long is making do acceptable?
5 Questions To Figure Out Your Next Career Move
It can be miserable when you find yourself in a job that is no longer working for you. I know I’ve been there. To everybody else, it may seem as though you are crazy to consider something else, but they aren’t walking in your shoes. However, knowing what else you can do instead that will bring you greater fulfillment and happiness can be the very thing that keeps you stuck. I said it myself ‘until I know what else to do I will stay.’ Finding that clarity takes work and to help you get started here are five questions to start to uncover a career that will work for you.