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Your Career mission on the making

Do you know your mission? Here you have the top 3 questions to discover your career mission, and build your statement.

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What are those first things you take into count before you go for a job? Do you feel that you do not fit in any job position and keep changing positions, and it looks like no job is the right fit? Or maybe, you are scared to change your career because you don´t even know your strong skills? Or on the other hand, you can´t identify what stops you from taking the final decision or setting up a realistic strategy to move forward?

 

Mission: This is the core purpose of an individual or company. It is the summary of the aims and core values. A mission clearly tells others what you do. A mission is comprehensive but also very specific to set you apart from other individuals.

 

  1. Do you like your job?
  2. Do you think you will like it in 20 or 30 years?

Most people in the world do not like their job. If we look at statistics, nine of 10 people do not like what they do. That makes 90% of people worldwide not enjoying their job. This can be because human beings do not want to work, or maybe we have universally horrible bosses.

WHAT I REALLY THINK IS THAT WE HAVE NO CLUE ON HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT JOB. 

When it comes the time to decide, most people look at those things below, in this exact order:

 

  1. Salary
  2. Location
  3. Benefits
  4. Holidays

Harvard University made a study asking if those 4 things above made you happy. The answer was no, and the result of the highest single impact to love your job was a purpose. People who think there’s meaning to their work are more than three times as likely to stay in their job. They have higher job satisfaction, so more engagement as well.

 

I’m not trying to tell like everyone else that you need to find your dream job, as I believe the dream job does not exist. Because we learn about what we like or what we want to do through practice, not theory. You cannot know if you are good or bad at anything if you don’t try it first. That will involve trial and error but will also include strategy and research within yourself. And here is the secret, you need to find your mission, not a job title or fitting skills in your job description.

 

I’m sure if you start to dig deeper, starting with your purpose (you can see my blog about purpose</div>
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