Judge a role based on a well-thought-out framework.
As seen in U.S. News | May 18, 2018
Last week it was announced that the U.S. is at its lowest unemployment rate in almost 20 years. With record numbers of Americans working, it has never been a better time to select a new role. But how do you identify the best opportunity for you? Here are three strategies for selecting an ideal position.
First, what is your criteria for making a change? Many people seek out a new role to get away from things they don’t like in their current position. The problem with this type of reactive decision-making is that there is no connection to a longer-term strategy for your professional development or growth. The reality is, and has been for a long time, that the grass is rarely greener on the other side. Job satisfaction is tied to feeling challenged, valued and connecting meaning to your work. It does not come from money and perks alone. Money and perks, however, are very enticing when they surpass your current compensation and are powerful motivators. READ MORE