I’ve had a number of jobs that I should never have taken. But in retrospect, they often led to more interesting positions. Should we take a job that sucks? Resume writers understand that people have to put bread on the table but that doesn’t mean you have to stay in a job forever. This story is from ABC Life.
At some stage, you’ll find yourself in a position where you need a job. An opportunity presents itself, but deep down it’s not one you really like. You might not know what you want, but you know it’s not… this. So, do you take it?
The answer is rarely straightforward, but Sydney-based career coach Jane Lowder suggests: take the job.
She says if there’s no other work available to you at the time and you’re not entering a toxic work environment or compromising your health, you’ll be better off.
Of course, there’s a little more to it than that. Let’s look at some of the genuine benefits of a job you don’t love and may never like.
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