Regardless if you’ve been a in the workforce for decades, or are just a few years into a job, chances are the possibility of a new career has crossed your mind. And you are not alone. LinkedIn reported that 60% of its users are passive job seekers – those not necessarily looking for a new job, but are willing to consider new opportunities. For those on the fence, deciding when to take the plunge often results in an anxiety ridden stalemate between a currently dissatisfying work-life and an uncertain future.
In his latest article for the Harvard Business Review – ranked as their website’s hottest post last week – Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic discusses why leaving a job is often difficult and gives five critical signs that can help you decide if it’s time for a career change. Ultimately, the right decision is not always clear-cut, and predicting how happy you will be with the outcome is difficult. “The only way to know whether a career move is actually right for you is to make it” says Chamorro-Premuzic.
To read about the 5 signs, check out the original HBR article.