Sheena has been a career-oriented woman always. From the beginning, she was clear about her career choice, competency, and skills. Her career span is going fine with getting into her dream organisation, remuneration, co-workers, exposure, and promotions. Not everyone is as lucky as Sheena, sometimes you may enter into an organization that is not your dream one, meet strange co-workers, have a vague job description, minimal exposure, and on top of that, your boss reminisces about Hitler. This whole scene doesn’t look easy and encourages us to survive. Such stories are common in our peer group that somewhere someone’s road to the corporate ladder comes welcoming and for some, it is like a suffocating chamber. The varied reasons are bound to give you traumatizing work experiences that will have adverse effects on your career, attitude, and self-belief.
Every junction in life is a learning and move on stronger and wiser. Although your job keeps you financially afloat, pursuing a career does not mean giving up your mental peace to achieve your goals.
These 5-career advice are for you and will help you to navigate your ship in tough times.
- Learning every day
Learning new things will widen your horizon, will improve the way you think, and will help you align with your company goals. Expanding knowledge is a gateway to bringing plenty of fresh thoughts waiting to be shared at an important dais.
- Perfection over improvement
Success is a hard-earned treasure and you can’t find it overnight. It’s ok to fall and then climb and strive for self-improvement. An attitude of improvement has a long way to go.
- No to toxic
Don’t give room to toxic leadership and work culture to take you down. Dealing with a bad atmosphere is not easy for many. One needs to take a self-call and make a realistic decision about staying or moving on.
- Professional networks
You may switch jobs but retain and build your corporate network as it is of vital value. A good corporate network can prove beneficial in job leads, possibilities for personal improvement, and seeking mentorship from industry seniors.
- Me Time
‘Me time’ away from work is the need by all. You unwind with your friends and family and your all-day-long stress melts down. Choosing a sabbatical is also a call that has been experimented by many only to take a break from the hustle and bustle of corporate life, to try and experiment with something new, or get back to their corporate routine after a good exploration.
Being confident and happy in your choices is the way to live life. The phase of life never stays the same, and staying at a toxic job is never satisfying. A person who knows their potential and skills can always look forward to exploring future avenues and devising a career development plan for the future.