Signs That You Need A Career Change

If you are slacking at your job and finding it hard to get out of the slump, may be you just need a career change!

Whatever, the hottest career magazines may tell you, finding the right fit for you in respect to your career is hard. Most people are still figuring out what they really want to do with their lives. May be some of your friends and peers have lucked out and found their calling sooner than you, but that does not mean your time has gone. You can keep changing your career until you find the one that’s the most suitable for you. In fact, changing careers can help you expand your knowledge about your talent, skills and interests. All in all, the idea of changing careers might seem a little risky, but it’s worth it. Here are a few signs that suggest that you need a career change ASAP.

You Feel Exhausted And Depleted

If you are constantly feeling worn out and exhausted every time you head out to your work even before your day has started, chances are that you are at the wrong job. You job should make you feel happy and rejuvenated. You spend hours doing what you do and if your job is not the right one for you, it will not make you feel good mentally. It takes extra effort to do your work when you hate you job. That takes a toll on your health, both mental and physical. If you are constantly feeling depleted of your energy and exhausted while going in and out of your work, consider a career change.

You Don’t Feel Like You Are Making An Impact

You do your job to make an impact on the society, community and your life. Your job should provide you with a sense of purpose. If you are not getting that sense of purpose from your job, it is not thr right fit for you and you should consider changing your career. If you find yourself not actively looking out for opportunities in your field, it’s the wrong fit for you.

Your Salary Makes Up For Nothing

If you find yourself unhappy and dissatisfied no matter the increment or the promotion you get, change your career. You may be doing great in your field with high ranks and high salaries, but if that doesn’t make you happy, what’s the point?

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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