If You Hate Your Job, Quit — Even If You Don't Have A Backup

Working in today's world can mean anything from answering the phones in an office to starting your own business. Although, in some cases, working does not always mean you get paid. For example, it can be an unpaid internship, which you only take to put it on your resume and gain some type of experience. Even in that instance, you are still working. What I see within my friends or people that I know is that too often, they just become comfortable with their jobs.

Now, don't get me wrong... there is nothing wrong with working somewhere and absolutely loving it. Even if that job isn't at all what you went to school for or what you envisioned yourself doing. The problem is that people are at one job for a couple years and absolutely hate it. It is that kind of job where you dread going into every day. Unfortunately, there are people who wake up every day wishing they didn't have to go to work but go because they need the money, they go. We need to stop doing this to ourselves.

So I am here to tell you today, STOP FEELING COMFORTABLE. If you are at a job you really dislike or just isn't what you want to be doing, then change it. Go online look up places you would like to work at. Find out if they are hiring. If they have online applications, fill one out. Call them up and ask. Even if you believe you are not qualified enough, put yourself out there. Do all the research you can on the company. Ask for a meeting. Sell yourself. Just because you may not have the experience or the degree does not mean you will not be able to do the job as good as or even better than someone who is.

If your dream is to start your own company, then do it! You are the only person who is in your way. I am not telling you it is going to be easy or that you will become the next Steve Jobs, but if you don't try, you will never know. Remember it is not always about the money. Sometimes it is about your happiness and achieving your dreams. Also, remember that if you don't get the new job, it's OK! Just because that one wasn't meant for, doesn't mean that no jobs are. You just have to try.

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