Don´t quit your job, please!Presentation Transcript
Don´t quit your job, please!
Don´t quit your job, please!Introduction• Sometimes you know your job just isnt right for you.• Maybe youre: – in the wrong field, – dont enjoy the work, – feel surrounded by untrustworthy coworkers, – or have an incompetent boss.
Don´t quit your job, please!Easy advice from most people• Most people would tell you to: – Find something thats a better fit. – Quit your job and show your boss your autonomy and freewill. – Tell your boss that there are many jobs (???) around the marketplace.
Don´t quit your job, please!Important• Any kind of approach regarding your job dissatisfaction should be carefully analyzed to avoid any damages to: – your career or – the ones that you love and take care of.
Don´t quit your job, please!Reasons for not leaving your job• There are many reasons you may not be able to leave: – Our tough economy. – Family commitments that can not be stopped. – Limited opportunities in your marketplace. – Fierce job competition that could jeopardize your career plan.
Don´t quit your job, please!What the Experts say about it.• According to some experts, people are highly dissatisfied when: – Their job has no meaning or purpose to them, – Or their jobs provides little opportunity to learn, or leaves them very stressed at the end of the work day.
Don´t quit your job, please!What should we do about it?• Whatever the reason you are unhappy, you dont have to just live with it or quit.• In fact, even if you are able to find another job, keeping your job may be the best option since changing jobs is not a trivial matter.
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 01 – Look at Yourself• Some people are naturally inclined to be unhappy, while others have a brighter take on life.• Before you declare your job a bad fit, take a look at yourself.• Its worth asking: – Are you just the kind of person who tends to be dissatisfied?
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 02 – Find Meaning• An important research shows that finding more meaning in your work can dramatically improve job satisfaction.• It is import to look at your job responsibilities through a different lens.
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 03 – Alter what you do • If you cant change your perspective, you may be able to shift your job responsibilities. • Try to redesign your job to better fit your motives, strengths, and passions.
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 04 – Change who you interact with• If its not the work you dislike but the people you work with, you may be able to change that too.• Focus on forging relationships that give you energy, rather than sapping it.• Seek out people who can help you do your job better.
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 05 – Resist Complaining • When youre in the wrong job, it can be tempting complain about it to others. • But complaining about your job is a recipe for trouble. • You never know how the complaints may be shared with others in the organization and this can affect you job and career.
Don´t quit your job, please!Tip 05 – Keep Options Open• The improvements you make to your job situation may make things more tolerable, but you should always be open to the next thing.• You can improve your job but you can also be on the lookout for new opportunities.
Don´t quit your job, please!Principles to Remember - DO• Make connections with people you like at work.• Assess what you dont enjoy about your job so that you can minimize the time you spend doing unwanted tasks.• Keep your options open.
Don´t quit your job, please!Principles to Remember – DON’T• Don[t assume that the job is the problem, you may be prone to being dissatisfied.• Don’t think youre stuck, since there is always a way to change your situation or feeling.• Don’t complain incessantly about your job since it only bring you down.
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