Sep 7, 2020 in Career Coaching
You CAN survive it with the help of a Career Consultant & Coach.
Learn how to make it bearable.
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If you’ve found yourself saying “I hate my job!” then it’s time to do something about it. While you might dream of quitting, for many of us, financial restrictions mean you have to stay in the role for an indefinite period.
Don’t panic. There are ways that you can make your job more bearable, and turn your impossible situation into one that you can get through.
Keep your mind open and your options open too and are careful not to act in haste. Instead, consider looking at these career coaching techniques to help you get through this difficult time, and find a way to avoid it in the future.
Ask yourself “why do I hate my job?”
This can sound challenging, but logically look at why you hate your job. Make a sensible list of the problems you're facing at work, and see which you can work to improve.
Then make a list of what you enjoy about your job. Even if the answer is simply a regular paycheck and the security that brings, let that be a motivator instead of a stressor.
Once you’ve taken a look at why it is you hate your job, the next thing to do is to speak to your boss. This might seem daunting, but it's a great way to see if they can help you.
For example, if you feel like your job is giving you too much responsibility and not enough guidance, let your boss know. In many cases, your boss will be interested in helping you in your work situation as they will want to keep you on board. Presenting constructive ways they can improve your work-life is a great way to open a dialogue.
Try to be open and to rein in any feelings of hostility, and you may find that you can resolve some of the worst aspects of your position.
Take control of your work life with the help of a Career Consultant or Coach.
Changing your way of looking at your job is a positive way to improve how you feel about what you’re doing. Rather than dreading going in to work, take a look at the list of things you like about your list and let them guide you.
Then set yourself goals to take control of your workspace and your workplace interactions. Giving yourself specific goals to develop your role, can give you a feeling of accomplishment and empowerment. Little targets you can accomplish through the day can bolster your self-esteem.
These three tips and tricks are some of the many ways that you can work to improve the way that you feel about your working life. Consider working with a Career Consultant or Coach, who can help you set tangible and achievable goals that help you feel in charge of what’s happening at work.