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Career Seasons: Choosing a Role Based on the Lifestyle You Want

Career Seasons: Choosing a Role Based on the Lifestyle You Want

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Career Seasons

We all go through different phases in each of our careers. Your Season has profound implications for the jobs you look for and even the way you search for your job. 

At different points in our lives, we want different kinds of jobs:

  • Growth: When we prioritize lea...

In the Growth Season, we’re motivated by moving up the career ladder and making more money. We’re willing to put the time in and we don’t mind working hard.  

People in the Growth Season want more experience and more money…and they’re willing to work for it.

People in the Lifestyle Season still value their work and career, but they also have other equally important goals. Here’s a classic quote describing the Lifestyle Season:

Notice these phrases, which instantly tip us off to the Lifestyle Season: “Flexibility” (or “flexi...

Reinvention Season describes people who want to totally reimagine and change the course of their career, usually by switching industries.

You’ll hear typical phrases like “fresh start” to describe this Season.

  • No Season is better than the others. No judgment against any Season — it’s YOUR Season. You choose what’s right for you now.
  • We naturally move in and out of Career Seasons as we get older. Just like actual seasons. While it makes sense to want all of...

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Ramit Sethi argues that, just like there are seasons in our life, there are - and must be - seasons in our career and that without understanding “our” Career Season, we can’t and won’t find a job that’s perfectly made for us.

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