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This method can help you figure out if you have the right job

If you constantly feel dissatisfied at work it could be because your job, career or employer is at odds with your personal values. Although the concept of meaningful work is different for everyone, there's a strong link between job satisfaction and personal values. Working in an environment that conflicts with your personal values impacts your productivity, leaves you feeling demotivated, and makes it harder to achieve your career goals. Here, Art Markman shares how to take stock of your current...
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What am I doing with my life? Find your answer here with these steps

We hear a lot these days about how we need to find our purpose and how the secret to success and happiness is to find fulfilling work and have meaning in our lives. Yet many people wonder if they've made the right career, relationship, or life choices. When you're feeling unfulfilled by a life that bears little resemblance to the one you imagined or wanted to live, trying to figure out how to achieve a happier and more successful life can be overwhelming. "I see so many peopl...
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30 free ways to find the answer to "What should I do with my life?"

Work plays a huge role in your life and you're far more likely to be successful in an occupation that you feel passionate about. If you don't find your work meaningful and rewarding, you may be feeling bored, frustrated and dissatisfied. Whether you're embarking on your first career or considering a major career shift, finding the right path can be challenging. "There's no question that it takes time and effort to find your passion, purpose, career path—whatever you want to call it—but it d...
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8 ways to cultivate better work relationships in 2018

The quality of your relationships with co-workers is a good indicator of career success. Apart from making your work more enjoyable and helping you to be more productive, building positive relationships at work is essential for career growth. "If we don't have positive work relationships it's harder to build a professional network of resources and advocates that know your value and want you to succeed," says career coach Jenn DeWall. Here Amy Elisa Jackson explores the role of effective interper...
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4 surprisingly effective career change games to make your shift faster and more fun

Being unhappy at work leads to poor performance, lower productivity, increased stress and even illness—and life's too short to spend every working day in a job that's making you miserable. If you wake up immediately dreading another day at work and you can't make any changes in your current role to fulfil your needs, it's time to change career. Often the first hurdle to finding a job you love is not knowing what you want—and the key to finding out is to stop thinking about it and start taki...
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3 entrepreneurial lessons I learned on the streets of Cambodia

Everyone feels a pull towards some defining purpose to his or her life. It's important not to mistake the path for the goal however. "It's easy to believe that you've set yourself on a direct course to your end goal, but you should always be open to new paths that appear along the way. You may learn the most from those you set out to help and find a more rewarding route to your destination," says entrepreneur Matt Smith. He shares here how he was inspired to change direction from a career in med...
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How to find fulfilling work: 6 practical lessons

Our perception and expectations of work are changing, as we increasingly want to find fulfilment and meaning in our career. Fulfilling work can improve our wellbeing as well as giving us a sense of purpose. And yet while many of us dream of pursuing our passions, it's not always easy to turn the dream into reality. For those of you who are unhappy in your jobs and wondering how to find a more meaningful career, Roman Krznaric shares here six "pieces of essential wisdom drawn from some of the bes...
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