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Time to Move On?

Is it Time for a Job or Career Change?

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You're tired all the time; you don't want to get out of bed in the morning; you can't concentrate at work anymore. Guess what, you could be one of millions of Americans that need to consider a job or career change. If you even think you are starting to feel "burned out" or uninterested in what you are doing make some time for a real conversation with yourself - starting with the question "What do I really want to do with the rest of my life?" If you get no quick answer to your question there is always help available.

Career / Work Options

The first step is to check out the resources that can help identify what you want to do and what you are good at doing. This involves generating a list of potentially satisfying work options. What Color is your Parachute is an excellent resource and an industry standard for discovering what you love to do, for suggesting how you can you can use transferable skills, and for researching career and job options to find your ideal job. Survey instruments are available online to assist in determining those transferable skills:

These resources can help define the career options that will most likely be the best fit for your interests. You may find that you are working in the ideal career field. In that case, you might want to consider looking for a new job. Still, I recommend continuing on to the next step and researching potential career options. You may be surprised at how many positions in different fields you are already qualified for!

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