If you are reading this, it is a sign that you are thinking about quitting your job. However, what is the right time to do it?
‘Leave the party when you are still having a good time.’ Lucy Kellaway said that this applies to careers too. Two years ago, she ‘threw away’ her successful career in journalism and decided to become a teacher, and that was when she felt she could not get any better being a journalist and there was more in life.
Staying in a job that is not fulfilling is the main reason why people have decided to make a change. Job searching website Seek listed seven signs that indicate it is time to change jobs, including poor or no work-life balance, not being appreciated, and not feeling challenged.
Some people may be waiting for a wake-up call or a moment when they feel a sudden impulse to leave their jobs. However, it is more of a build-up process, in which case you should take the initiative to make the decision, instead of waiting to be pushed to the corner.
If you do not feel motivated to get out of bed, now is the best time to change careers.