5 signs you need to rethink your career
If your job is not aligned with your values, you'll end up questioning the possibility of doing it for the next 15, 20, or 30 years.
The good part about it is the fact that this will point you in the right direction, where changes need to be made.
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Schedule a time with your supervisor to break the news. Be aware that sharing the news with the office grapevine might cause the news to leak prematurely before you formally give notice.
Your supervisor will probably ask you why you are leaving.
Make sure your reason for leaving is opportunity-focused and aspirational and not because you are running away from something. Reasons may be taking on a more prominent role, learning new skills, working in a new industry or relocation.
Research found that while 58% of employers extend counteroffers, the average employee who accepts them stays less than two years in a company.
Keep the focus on your new opportunities and suggest that you remain in touch and explore the chance to return at a future time.
Focus on you first as the foundation. Your beliefs, attitude, and energy will determine your success. Spend time building up your confidence.
Your resume is a marketing document, not an autobiography that details every past role and responsibility. Your objective it trying to prompt a purchase decision, which is to invite you in for an interview.
Delve into job boards and companies' careers pages. Pull a few postings, and find what theme or criteria keep coming up. For instance, if you continually find that they need someone who can solve complex problems and navigate ambiguity, and you can do that, then put it in your resume.
Remember all of the skills you bring to the table. If you're applying for a project management role, consider highlighting the complementary skills you bring to the table. However, it should be a value add, not a random sidebar of your career.
Showing how your specific background allows you to bring a new perspective to your work will help you to stand out above other candidates.
Ask yourself these questions:
We tend to only do something about our careers when we have a problem. But if you wait until you’re laid off or dissatisfied, you may take action but it won’t feel authentic.
A better way is to look at multiple factors and work on them consistently even when you feel satisfied at your job.