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My job is killing me - New Careers

By Edited Oct 6, 2015 0 1

Do you ever find yourself saying "my job is killing me" and its time to quit? Job problems can be typical in the work industry. Job stress is one the most common ways to get stress. Maybe you don't like working with people, or your boss is a pain in the rear. A career change sometimes might be overwhelming, especially in todays economy.

Before you can discuss a new career, you must face the brunt of your job problems you're experiencing. Is it an actual job problem, or career problem? If you're passionate about your career, then you shouldn't just change careers. However, if its a just a job related problem, then that makes it a little easier to deal with. Working for a boss giving you stress, or co-workers causing you problems can be something most people deal with in the work industry.

Stress at work is common thing to deal with from time-to-time. You can't make a habit of quitting jobs frequently because of stress at work. Job stress can take its toll, but most times you can manage it. If you like what you do, and have a strong passion about it, then you should give your career a chance. You're always going to experience days you hate your job. Learning to deal with help eliminate job stress. Overcoming hurdles can make you more equip.

Everyone hates their job at one point or another. If the career is just not providing any interest, passion, or motivation then its probably time to look for a new career. Maybe you just don't work well with people and need a job where you're more independent. Sometimes you might like what you do, but find dealing with people challenging.

So you hate your job, and want a new career? Problem is most people probably have families to support, mortgages to pay, and food to put on the table. Finding alternative ways to make money, while going back to school can be a real headache. Finding options and ways for a career change can sometimes be challenging.

So what options are out there? Changing a new job isn't that difficult. Search online to places like craigslist, of job finder for specific jobs in your field. If you need a new job because of the atmosphere in a workplace, then a wait-and-see situation with decent opportunities is your best best. Newspapers, internet, reaching out to friends and family members for any opportunities available.

Changing a new career takes more time and planning. Saving up currently would be a wise idea. Spending money on DVD's, music, expensive clothes, or other accessories can pile up quite a bit of money. Cutting out some of your accessories can be effective ways to save money. Going back to actual school can be difficult and challenging. Especially if you have a family to support.

Well, there's a few options out there for those wanting to change careers. You can look into some online school programs. Online schools can help make your schedule a little more flexible. You'll have to research programs carefully, and make sure they're accredited programs. There might be actual universities in your area that can offer online programs as well. You might need to call some school counselors to see what is available.

Finding ways to support yourself, and family can be challenging when considering a new career. If you have no previous experience, or education, then you'll have to break down your options. You'll need to know what is needed when changing a profession. Which studies is needed, how much time it will take, and consider the job experience you currently have to offer in a different occupation.

Finding ways to help support yourself financially is your first goal. Calculating savings, a savings plan, or part time jobs can help provide for yourself in the meantime. However, I'm sure most people don't have time to do a part time job, and manage a current career at the same time. It can be difficult juggling so many things at once.

Luckily the online world allows ways to make money online. Some people are even making a living off the internet. Writing articles for places like Info Barrel, Demand Studios, and Helium can provide passive income to help pay bills. Some people build blogs and make a lot of money that way. There are even opportunities in the online world that can help support your finances.

When considering to change a career, you need to expand your options on how you'll support yourself and family doing so. If you can manage your current career, and school at the same time, then that's great! Remember to not let your priorities in life get in the way as well. Working a career and going back to school is very difficult. Especially if the current job that you hate requires long hours.

Step-by-Step method to changing careers


1.) Save. First save, save, and save with your current job. You're going to need extra bread to survive off. You might have to cut shortage on your favorite snacks, or other accessories that aren't needed. Make a budget on what you absolutely need to spend, and what you can cut out. You might have to save for up to a year, before making the changed process. It all develops on how much money you currently make.

2.) Explore your new career options. Understand what is needed for you to change careers. Do you have the education? How much school is needed? Will school grants be given? You need to break down the time, current experience, and of course money aspect as well. Changing a career might be a long process. Depending exactly what you're interested in, and how much education or experience you currently have. If out of nowhere decided to be doctor, without any previous education, you might be too late in the game for that.

3.) Be sure you can juggle multi-tasking. If you're back in school, you'll need a way to support yourself. Too many responsibilities can be hard to manage. Don't over do it to the point its effecting your life with more stress. Make sure the career you're changing doesn't require too much on your life. Be sure you can multi-task and provide a decent living in the mean time.

4.) Talk to a career consultant. They can help break down your budgeting, and things needed when changing a career. You shouldn't change your career without at least discussing it with a career consultant first.

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Comments

Apr 9, 2010 8:26pm
desperatejournalism
If your current job is killing you, your next might well succeed. Nice list of things to do.
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