Thinking About a Career Change? Here's Why a New Job Might Make You Happier

Posted September 06, 2018

Are you starting to feel a bit fatigued at work? Is your mind starting to wonder about the possibilities of a new job? If so, it might be time to consider making a move. Whether it's a different position at your current company, or a new job altogether, there are many benefits to a career change. In fact, it's more common than you may think. According to a Gallup, 60% of Millennials are open to changing careers. If you find yourself in that category, read on to find out why your ultimate career happiness could be right around the corner.

The growth potential

That fatigue you're feeling? It might come from the repetitive tasks you're asked to complete day in and day out - seemingly from the first day on the job. Sometimes, a position reaches a road block, and there may be no potential for you to keep climbing in your current role. If this is the case, finding growth and happiness at work each day is going to be a real challenge. Changing positions or careers could offer you that growth you've been lacking, allowing you to continue learning...and earning! With this growth will come new and exciting challenges that are sure to make you a happier employee all around.

Develop and build new skills

If you're not growing in your job, you're probably not being given the opportunity to develop new skills or tactics that make you a better employee. Having an employer who gives you the opportunity to continuously learn and put new skills into practice will offer you the chance to not only help yourself find happiness, but help grow your company's bottom line. Working for a company that gives you the ability to speak up and say, "Hey, I've always wanted to learn XYZ and here's why I think it could help our company grow," and then provides you with that opportunity, will bring you sincere job satisfaction.

Taking back control

Maybe one of the reason's you're not so happy in your current role is because you don't feel in control of your daily life, or your future. If your work life is constantly dictating your (maybe not so happy) mood, it might be time take back the reigns on your life. Finding a new career will give you that control and confidence you may have been lacking, allowing you to feel excited about work and drive you to be your best working self yet.

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The CareerBliss Team

CareerBliss cares about your career happiness. That's why we offer a variety of great tools and resources to help you make better-informed career decisions. We believe that if you're happier at work, you'll be happier in life! Check out company reviews, salary information, career advice and, of course, millions of jobs on CareerBliss and choose happy today!

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