Why would you change your job?

For each of us, there are various reasons, situations or moments in life that make us look for a new job. If you find yourself in one of the following situations, you should not be afraid to admit that it is time for a change.

For each of us, there are various reasons, situations or moments in life that make us look for a new job. If you find yourself in one of the following situations, you should not be afraid to admit that it is time for a change.

10 reasons to change your job:

  • No opportunities for promotion or professional development;
  • It is a boring and routine work;
  • Salary does not meet your expectations;
  • You need a change in your life;
  • You have decided to start your own business or to follow your hobbies;
  • Your personal life has changed and does not fit the rhythm imposed by your current job;
  • It is a very stressful atmosphere at your workplace, you are pushed by tight deadlines and targets;
  • You do not get along with your boss, who impedes you;
  • Organisational changes that affect the managerial style to which you cannot adapt;
  • Nepotism and promotion on other grounds than professional performance which demotivate you and make you loose your interest in working hard, knowing that any results you have, the assessment is made on other criteria.  

Reasons to keep your present job

  • The company you work for is well known on the market, well reputed and is a strong plus for your CV;
  • Even if the salary is low, you can learn many things, contributing to your professional development;
  • You are in very good relations with the team, to whom you got attached and feel like a family;
  • There are not so many open positions in your area of interest;
  • You are afraid of changes.

If you are not decided yet, take some time and analyse the current situation on the market. Think of an action plan, based on the following questions:

  • What do you really want at a professional level?
  • What do you like and dislike at your current job?
  • It pays to make compromises and adapt your situation?
  • Where are you now and where would you like to be?
  • What other options do you have?

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