How to Enjoy Your Job Hunt
So, your job sucks...
Let’s talk about why your job search is killing your soul.
First of all, it’s not your fault. It’s not because you are in some way lacking, or value-less. Someone out there wants exactly you. The problem is that our current system is built in a way that makes it an exhausting, demoralizing slog for you and your dream employer to find each other.
I blame job postings. And here’s why…
Books I'm Always Recommending...
Maybe this is true for you, or for a friend, or you sister, or partner… (given that 67% of people are disengaged at work, chances are at least one of those is true.)
Most people, 91% in fact, stay in their sucky jobs until they hit absolute boiling point. Then they leave - sometimes in a calculated way, sometimes in an epic youtube video. But what if there was a different way?
Let’s look at your options…
Professional Transition... it's kind of like a hike
Do you find yourself recommending books over and over? I certainly do. My dad definitely did. He had this habit of buying multiple copies of a book so that any time he wanted to tell you about it, he’d putter downstairs, pull one off the shelf and just give it to you. People would leave our house with stacks of books.
I can’t do that, dear whole internet, but I can share the books I love and WHY I keep raving about them to family, friends and clients.
It's kind of like preparing for, taking, and recovering from an exceptionally long hike...
Marta was in a new phase in her life. She had a shiny new degree in international affairs, a lifetime of travel and non-profit experience under her belt, and a passion for doing meaningful, change-making work…. but “work” wasn’t working out.
When Hanna first came to coaching, she was working as a freelancer after leaving a job that had her questioning her worth. While kicking that job to the curb felt liberating, things didn’t feel easier now that she was in control of her schedule. She felt confused... wasn’t that what she wanted?