Building a More Meaningful Career, Steps to Get the New Career Rolling

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  • The number of days you’ll probably work over your lifetime. Is 11,000 days.

  • One is likely have six or seven career changes and 11 or 12 jobs in total.

  • At least 30 million people are supposed to go to work each day to a job which they don’t like at all.

  • The negative approach or attitude towards putting a negative impact on family including friends and the day today related activities.

  • Negative approach or attitude includes:

    • Lacking the know-how to change.

    • Being afraid of leaving the security of a pay check.

    • Having a hundred excuses for why it’s okay to be so dissatisfied and stay at their job.

  • Positive attitude adds to the meaningful purpose that acts as the driving force.

Steps to Get the New Career Rolling

  • Doing some self-analysis.

  • Asking oneself what really matters to him/her?

  • Reviewing Questions:

    • What issues or wrongs would he/she like to fix?

    • What he/she enjoy doing?

    • Where are his/her interests and hobbies?

    • What are the priorities?

    • What is the secret passion?

    • What he/she wants to do with the rest of my life?

  • Using ones unique genius and talents:

    • Every person is born with a unique set of natural abilities.

    • Talents, such as managing, creating, researching, training others, drawing.

    • True happiness comes from combining natural talents.

    • Developing and excelling in them.

    • Working in a field, job, industry that you have a passionate interest in.

  • Making decisions with a strong will to turn dreams into reality.

  • Making decision and going forward.

  • They remain in a negative or stuck place.

  • Actions can only change one’s life.

  • Reading a book.

  • Take vocational tests.

  • Use a good career-management professional.

  • Do some career exploration and gather all the information you need. T

  • Outline the action steps to reach your career goal.

  • Finding meaning, passion and purpose every day while going to work is the wonderful reward.

  • To live a happier and a more satisfying life begin right now and set in motion of own plan.

  • Getting more information (definitions and links) on key college, career, and job-search terms by going to our Job-Seeker’s Glossary of Job-Hunting Terms.