Why are people quitting their jobs in record numbers? The short answer: the pandemic. Still, the specific reasons are nearly as varied as the people quitting.
Many are quitting out of necessity, and for various logistical reasons. Many workers have had to become stay-at-home parents/teachers/caregivers. Some can’t return because they or someone in their household is in a high-risk group, and employers aren’t offering acceptable measures to minimize Covid-related health risks. Or they otherwise feel their employers aren’t looking out for them.
While not everyone needs to find purpose in a career to be happy, many of us search for a meaningful job. But how do you find the right job for you? And when do you know you’ve got there? Whether you’ve been working for decades, or are just starting your professional journey, it takes a bit of soul-searching to figure out what career path may be a fit for you. Wondering how to find a job you love? The following six questions can guide you in the process.
It’s easy to think that entrepreneurs fall into just a few personality categories but every personality type has the potential to become brilliant entrepreneurs. Each type has their own unique strengths that can help them succeed when setting up a business.
Read on to find out more about how to become an entrepreneur, based on your personality type.
I had my first soul-stirring ‘a-ha’ while working at a copper mine. I'll get to that in a minute but first, a little context...
In 2003, I got my dream job. I had been working toward it for years and I was elated. I had finally become a management consultant. Then I started doing the work.
I hated it.
Only you can know when it’s time for a career shift but there are some pretty clear signs to watch out for.
Depending on your personality type, you might experience workplace boredom and stress in different ways. If you’re someone who likes helping people, it might be time for a career shift when your job doesn’t help you do that. Or if you’re an ambitious personality type, you might realize a lack of career progression is the reason you need to jump ship.
As you attempt to formulate career goals, your personality type is an important factor you would be wise to consider. Whether you’re just starting out, advancing along a previously chosen career path, or getting ready to make a change, your long-term happiness and satisfaction are at stake.
If you’re an Introvert, you’ll probably be happier with a job that doesn’t require constant interaction with other people. In fact, the more solitary your work, the better you’ll likely do.
And if you’re an Introvert who also has anxiety, then limiting your interaction is probably especially important to your well-being. The best jobs for Introverts with anxiety will provide a calmer, quieter environment, with some degree of flexibility and control over how you spend your day.
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