Have you reached a point where it’s time to make a career change?
If you’re contemplating a change, you’re not alone!
This is where most people find the next big hurdle - you’ve decided you’re ready for a change, but now what? How do you know what to do next?
It’s easy to get so wrapped up in the weight of the decision that you go around in circles.
Now, change is almost never comfortable - it’s much easier to cruise along with what you already know. But mapping out a decision-making plan can build your confidence as you consider whether it’s the right time to switch careers.
The right decisions tend to be made with good planning. Have you planned out your decision-making strategy?
Here are some key steps or milestones for that journey:
Mondays. Everyone can relate to that feeling of resignation with a tinge of dread - back to work after a short break.
Mondayitis is quite normal. For most people, it dissipates by the end of the day and feelings are at their relative “normal.” In fact, research from Sy-Miin Chow finds that “Blue Monday” is less about negative feelings toward work, and more about lessening the type of joy one feels at the weekend.
What happens when your “case of the Mondays” is more like an everyday occurrence? Sometimes it’s not something you feel acutely, but more of a vague sense of malaise, indifference, or lack of joy. Sometimes it manifests as impatience at work, frustration, or a lack of interest in what you’re doing. Often you get the feeling of being stuck.
Is it time for a career change?
“I’m thinking of quitting my job,”...