What To Do When You Hate Your Job

What To Do When You Hate Your Job - My Life, I Guess

Imagine yourself waking up on a Monday morning.  Do you jump out of bed with a smile on your face, excitedly anticipating the work-week ahead of you? Or do you lay there as your alarm goes off, seriously contemplating just rolling over and going back to sleep? Maybe you’re already counting down the minutes until the clock strikes 5 pm on Friday.   Hopefully your answer is closer to the first...

How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed

How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed - My Life, I Guess

When you meet someone new for the first time, one of the first questions asked is “what do you do for a living?” It seems like an innocent enough question to start a conversation with. Right up there along with a comment about the weather we’re having today. But when you’re unemployed this question can hurt. A lot. It can be an extremely difficult and embarrassing question to answer. Because...

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did)

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did) - My Life, I Guess

Horrible bosses. At some point in our lives, we will all have at least one. In my seemingly never-ending struggle to find a good, permanent, full time role, horrible bosses have been a big factor. After having a boss that was physically abusive towards 2 of my colleagues, and extremely verbally and emotionally abusive to us all, I thought that there was no possible way I could ever have a...

Essential Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Move Careers

Before you move careers, there are a few essential questions you should ask yourself first. By making sure you ask yourself the right questions, you can ensure you end up in the perfect role. The perfect role is one you enjoy, that suits the lifestyle you want to lead. Work shouldn’t be something we hate, and yet many people tend to stay in jobs that they absolutely despise – usually...

Finding Your True Passion In Life and in Your Career

When looking at your career or job prospects, ‘following your passion’ is something that you might often hear about. But what do you do when you’re unsure of what your passion is? This doesn’t have to be a conundrum for people that are just starting out in their career; it can be a question that people already working face, especially if they are stuck in jobs that they don’t enjoy...