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While one strives to find a job that will fulfill them some things have to be taken into consideration. For some, it might be easier, for some might be difficult taking into consideration the fact that most people don’t know what they want.
Many people think that an ideal job is something that they do it with passion or others might think that it is something that doesn’t tire them and is highly paid. But it is not good to always follow this logic, for the sole reason that some people study something and become successful in some other field. Rather, one can develop a passion if they have a job that they enjoy doing, mostly if that job is something that helps other people.
In some recent studies it is concluded that the reason that people might consider a job fulfilling, it is not directly connected with the fact that if it is highly paid or not. Salary is, of course, a key factor whether or not you keep your job, because you and your family depend on it, but it doesn’t make a job fulfilling. Another key ingredient might be that you want a job that doesn’t cause you much stress, helps you grow and learn new stuff, also one with a positive environment and with good colleagues, where the employer is treated correctly and the salary is not delayed.
A way that you might find if you really like a job or not, it is good that you have the answers to these questions:
- What would you like your ideal job to consist?
You can find out a lot based on your prior job. What you did and didn’t like about it. That information might help you in the next moves. If it was a job that helped you express your creativity or whether you were fully engaged in what you were doing. Whether the fact that you were giving a significant contribution made you feel good or you just did it because you had to.
- Whether it is something that adjusts your skills
Us as people tend to like the things that we are good at, so it is important that we are clear about what we are good at and for what we aren’t. One must ask themselves: What are my skills? What am I good at? What are the new things that I want to learn? What do I want to achieve in that field, the impact that you can have on the workplace or if it will fulfill you?
- If it coincides with the lifestyle that you have right now
Many people have difficulties finding a job that suits their lifestyle. What do you currently value? Is it the flexibility (especially working mothers) of the schedule or other potential benefits? When searching for a job Some consider financial security as something of major importance because they see it as something that will improve their quality of life.
While your job is not your life, it sure takes a good chunk of your day and plays a big role on your health and well being. If your job is making you miserable, the best thing you can do for yourself is resign your job with grace. There is no shame in walking away from something that does not excite you anymore and you do not enjoy doing. There are plenty of other jobs you can do that you’ll enjoy.
Ujëbardha Bekolli, Mother Works
Ujëbardha Bekolli is a writer for SAHMjobs. MotherWorks is a job portal designed to bring together stay at home moms and recruiters. The platform also brings helpful articles in the Blog section regarding mothers who want to return to the workforce.