Saturday, May 2, 2015

What to Do If You Feel Stuck in the Wrong Career?

     Over the last decades, choosing the right career has become an important topic for career professional's minds. Making major career change have risen significantly and continue to grow between large numbers of people (Ibarra, 2002). To understand and choose career correctly, Brown (2002) mentioned three board factors: (1) clear understanding of yourself, abilities and interests; (2) knowledge of requirement, condition of success and opportunities; (3) relations between these two groups of fact.

     Continue working in not preferred career results a negative performance in the work environment, less productivity and may waste time while working. In addition, being in a wrong job may effect on others when provide a service or dealing with people. "Having to concentrate for long periods on tasks you find mundane, repetitive, or unsatisfying can cause high levels of stress" (Smith et al., 2015). On the other hand, choose the right career can avoid most of choosing wrong career disadvantage. It can increase the productivity that will lead to work success and can achieve the work purpose.

Working in something the person like seen as an ideal that few can achieve, but those who do are the ones who have truly won the lottery of life. "Loving your job requires that you utilize what you're best at your talent, and the result of your work gives you fulfillment (purpose)" (Garnett, 2014). By being strong with a talent people can utilize their abilities strongly in the work environment that will lead to taking right decisions, reach the goal quickly and raise their satisfaction.




Brown D. ,(2002). Career Choice and Development. New York: Josscy Bass.

 Smith M., Robinson L. & Segal R. (2015). Finding the Right Career. Retrieved from:

 Ibarra H. (2002). How to Stay Stuck in the Wrong Career.




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