Want a Better Career? Learn to Love Yourself

Better CareerYou may not realize it, but the position you hold at work influences your self-esteem.

Searching for the right career is a lifelong quest. People gain a feeling of self-worth from their jobs and careers and not just their personal lives.

Knowing this, it is important for you to be clear on what you really want in life in order to have a promising future along the way.

Start With a Change

Just like values and priorities, you should allow yourself to change along the way. If you’re feeling upset with your work because of compromised values, don’t be afraid to shift career paths if you can.

At some point in our lives we realize how much our values have changed over the course of time. Finding jobs that are aligned with personal values can genuinely contribute to feelings of self-worth.

Have Diverse Outlets

No matter how much you love your current job industry, there may come a time when that passion will subside. Once you have fallen out of love with your professional life, it is important to have other outlets that let you wisely spend your free time.

Perhaps you can volunteer or join activities that are in line with your beliefs. You can help raise awareness for different social concerns in your community, or even choose to walk orphaned dogs. Diversifying how you spend your time will help you decide what path to take if you find your current job unsatisfying.

Being with like-minded professionals can help build the right amount of self-worth and build your network.

Know Your Self-Worth

Evaluate what is most important to you at this stage. You can use your values as guidelines in your daily choices and actions. Review your accomplishments each day. Doing this will let you see your productivity.

Always Go With Your Passion

A passion is always a great starting point. Find things that greatly interest you to help you find job opportunities. Use your passion to help you figure out what career path you would like to take.

Own Your Happiness

It’s important to own your career and happiness, no matter what your stage of life. Make sure to enjoy what you have and keep your mind open to new opportunities, and always maintain a balance in your life.

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Alan Carniol

Alan is the creator of Interview Success Formula, a training program that has helped more than 80,000 job seekers to ace their interviews and land the jobs they deserve. Interviewers love asking curveball questions to weed out job seekers. But the truth is, most of these questions are asking about a few key areas. Learn more about how to outsmart tough interviewers by watching this video.