You spent four grueling years in school and you eventually earned your college degree. In between the complicating world of dating and last minute exam preparation, you managed to learn a thing or two in your college program. Once you finished college, you squashed those interviews and got yourself the job that you always wanted. You’re making good money and moving up the ladder. There’s only one problem: you hate your damn job!
What can you do if you hate your job?
After speaking with many friends that hate their jobs or left jobs that they hate, I came up with this list. Below are tips for those that hate their current job but feel stuck:
Take a vacation/sabbatical.
Sometimes what you really need is to clear your mind. A vacation can be week a week or two away from work (preferably laying on the beach or experiencing something new). A sabbatical can be an extended leave where you try something new for six months or so. Tim Ferriss would call this a “mini-retirement.” The whole idea here is to take small retirements throughout your career as opposed to one retirement at the end of your career (usually at age 65). Read More…