You might think a job is just a job. But, it doesn’t have to be like this…there are things you can do to find your perfect job.
If you are fortunate, you might already have your ideal job. But for many, it can be a matter of trying different careers until they find the right one.
So, what can you do to find that job that makes your heart sing?
Be Honest With Yourself
It is all about being honest with yourself. If you loved yourself, you would be doing the job that suits you the most.
The one that ticks all your boxes and makes you feel great.
How many times have you worked somewhere and felt uncomfortable?
I’m not referring to office furniture… I’m talking about the job itself. You know, those moments where you work somewhere, and it doesn’t feel right.
It’s not only the job…you don’t feel right as well.
It’s a horrible feeling. You end up going home after a hard day and feel like something is missing.
That missing piece is the connection to your work. If you do a job that means something to you, the whole process of work becomes enjoyable.
So, your first check should be with yourself.
How do you feel in your current job?
Ask yourself this question and give yourself an honest answer.
Take A Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
You’ve asked yourself the question. And you’ve realised that the job you are doing is not your perfect job.
So, what do you do next?
The next stage is all about pushing yourself to do something different.
It is effortless for us to continue the same path.
But if we dare to take a step outside our comfort zone. We can open our world to lots of different possibilities.
Take a pen and paper or get on your laptop or PC. Write a list of what you love to do. Then another list of the things you don’t like to do.
Think about your current job.
Can you match what you do in your current job to anything on your two lists?
When you can match a lot of things that you love, you are in a job that works for you. If it doesn’t match everything on your list of love, you might need to tweak your job a little bit.
But if your current job matches a lot of things you don’t like. It is time to start thinking about a new job.
It Is A Learning Experience
The idea is to find a job that matches the things that you love in life.
It doesn’t matter if it is something completely different from what you are doing now.
You might need to retrain or learn something new. It is a learning experience but a great way to push your personal development.
You might feel scared about studying again. But you need to take that fear and use it as your motivational energy.
Get yourself out there. Find out what you need to do, to do the job you love, and do it!
Look at the quotes below.
What do they tell you?
Jobs can be challenging, rewarding, life-changing, and even confidence building.
When You Manage To Find The Perfect Job
Once you have discovered what you love and what you want to do, you are already half the way there.
Fine-tuning your skills and learning everything you need for your perfect job can be fun. It doesn’t have to feel like a chore.
Remember, the journey there can sometimes be as rewarding as the destination.
You can enjoy learning these new things that interest you.
So, when you start your perfect job, you can remember the moments of fear and worry. Then remember how you started to feel more comfortable as time went on.
You can apply for that perfect job, knowing you are ready at last.
In A Nutshell
If you need to change jobs to find your perfect job, it could be a long process. But there is no need to rush. Assess what you need to do and work on it every day of your life. You will get there, and you will be able to feel comfortable in your perfect job at last.
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Sally Leslie is a motivational coach and optimist. She helps freelancers and entrepreneurs create balance in their lives and work towards their personal and professional goals. Sally is also a B2B freelance writer for entrepreneurs, SMEs, and startups. A lover of plants, freedom, and football!