Advice & Resources
How to find the right job?
by Firingarr - 2015-02-23
When you are looking for a change in career or company, or fresh out of college looking for opportunities, you make a decision that will potentially influence your career. When looking for job, experienced or as a fresher, here are few tips that will help you land the right job ? one that suits you!
The majority of our day is spent at work, thinking about how to perform or achieve targets, traveling to or from work, etc. In short, it plays a key role in our life and takes up most of our time in any given day. So, whether you like to accept it or not, work plays a major role in your physical and emotional health. When you are stuck with a job you don't like, stress becomes an inevitable and constant companion. You might feel fatigued, disinterested, depressed or even anxious and lose interest at home or work front. At work, there's a need to be at your best, irrespective of how repetitive, mundane or unsatisfying it is. Of course, you're being paid, but being stuck to a job you don't like will result in lack of enthusiasm and a dip in performance. Choosing a career you love will help you be more successful and perform at your best, always.
Careers are often referred to as one's dream or passion. But, reality is different! One has to eat and for putting food on the platter, work is very important. There are times when one work isn't sufficient and you end up doing more than one job, juggling between them to make ends meet in this tough economy. But, trying to find a job you love isn't very difficult. There are many job resources one can look at. Here, recent job requirements are posted. Check the ones that suit you and your personality better and apply for them. You can also consider work from home jobs, or even a business, if you have the resources or the experience.
Not everyone is blessed with a job they love. Some are doomed with a repetitive or mundane job, due to their qualification or situation. Even if you are doing a job you don't love, try to find a meaning and value. Just concentrate on aspects you love about it and change your attitude, so it does not take a toll on your emotional or physical health. Try to strike a balance between work and personal life. Though work life isn't as satisfactory as you expect, your personal life can definitely be. Take time off and pursue your hobbies or interests, to rejuvenate and relax.
Even if you don't like the current position you are holding, try to participate in stuff that interests you at work. It could be volunteering for a new project, participating in other activities or whatever you can do additionally, at work. This will get noticed and you will be rewarded, eventually. You might even get the position you always wanted, based on your skills! By participating in activities you can prove your skills as a team player, leadership skills and what not!
Have a good rapport with your colleagues at workplace, to avoid monotony and break the shackles of boredom. You also make potential connections that can come in handy, should you look for a change.
If you are working already, or if you are looking for a job, use your free time to increase your skills, by taking up courses that are related to your career or field of interest. Staying updated is very important to stay current and be considered for promotions and hikes. Though it takes a while, with efforts, you can definitely pursue a job in your area of interest.
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