How to find the job you love

Oct 5, 2016 | Strengths

If you take the average of the many studies that have been conducted into employee engagement since the 1990’s, somewhere in the region of over 80% of the worldwide population hate their job.

And these figures aren’t budging. That means the majority of us spend a lifetime in a job that makes us unhappy and unfulfilled. How depressing!

Many of us choose a career path that belongs to someone else. I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve coached who chose their career to keep someone else happy, usually a parent. Back in 1998 when I graduated from University nobody talked about finding work you love. You chose a career path and stuck with it for as long as possible and hopefully got a fat pension at the end of it. Quitting your job without having another one to go to was almost unheard of…

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post.

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