Guilty. That’s what I am. Yes, I’m guilty of once again daydreaming at work.
For the longest time, I’ve had this job-dissatisfaction bug pester me. It’s not something I can easily shake off, I’m afraid.
At some point in your career, you just inevitably hit a roadblock, a seemingly dead end. You can’t move left, right or upwards.
So, what does it take to quit one’s job? A boss straight out of hell? Crappy employee benefits? If only it were that easy to do a Jerry Maguire and walk out of the office with goldfish in hand.
If you do decide to make a cadaver of your present job, make sure you have a backup plan. They say that it’s important to have at least 3-months’ worth of your salary to help with your expenses during your employment downtime.
Take stock of your skills and talents. Is there a career which could give you a chance to earn while doing whatever it is you’re good at? Do an inventory of your strengths and weaknesses, and find a job which these fit into.
Take a shot at talking to your boss about your discontent with your job, and maybe he or she can help spice things up a bit for you at work. He can give you more challenging projects to work on, and you’ll
Then again, maybe all you need is a major paradigm shift. Try seeing your job in a different light. You might learn to appreciate it more, instead of heading out the exit door.
Your happiness will play a huge role in your productivity at work. Be sure to assess everything before making a life-altering decision. You should at least wear a smile if you want to keep being part of the rat race.