Be honest with yourself: How is your work life? If it’s not as good as it could be, then it could be time to make some changes.
Being happy in your job is a key part of finding the right work/life balance.
If something isn’t right at the moment, it’s time to fix it. Make 2019 the year you finally find job satisfaction – with the help of the following ideas.
It can be difficult to find happiness in your career if you don’t know what you want. Start the New Year by setting some goals for yourself.
You might be seeking a promotion, a pay increase or a change in direction. Whatever your goal, be sure to set some clear objectives to achieve it.
Sometimes, it’s not the job that gets you down – it’s your work environment. When looking for a new job, don’t just consider the salary and the benefits. Think of the work culture too.
Look for signs of a positive workplace. Be sure to prioritize finding a work environment which makes you feel happy and appreciated.
If you love your job but not the people you work with, a change of scenery could be just what you need to feel happy in your career again.
Sometimes it can feel as if you’re going nowhere with work. Doing the same thing day in, day out can start to drag after a while. Why not make 2019 the year you boost your skills to help boost your career prospects? There are relevant degrees in your field that can help you make that jump.
In nursing, studying an RN to BSN online course is something you can take at your own pace to improve your career.
You could also undertake a masters degree or business course to help your resume stand out.
Lastly, you could consider taking short courses offered through your employer which help you build your skills.
Spending too much time at the office, checking emails on weekends and days off and neglecting your other responsibilities can all be a sign that your work/life balance isn’t right.
Improve your work/life balance by learning to be more productive during work hours, being firm about when to clock off and making more time for yourself.
Work is important – but don’t make it the most important thing in your life.
Finding happiness in your life is extremely important. We spend so much time at work that it’s important that you’re happy in what is a significant part of your life.
Make this the year you consider ways to improve your career. Find a way to make your work environment a better one.
You have the power within you to take the steps you need to turn things around. You have the power to feel happier in your career in 2019!
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.
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