Lighter evenings, Fitbits on wrists and green juices in hand, it can only mean one thing; spring is fast approaching. It’s also a time of year that people start considering more serious life changes, and re-evaluating whether they have the energy and drive to spend another year in the same circumstances.
Whether it’s staying in ‘that house’, being with ‘that person’ or, in this case, sticking at ‘that job’, now is a time when people will contemplate change. If you’re feeling like this then you’re not alone, as our research found that one in five (21%) workers are planning to move jobs this year.
But is changing job really necessary? Many will be lured by the prospect of drastic change at this time of year, particularly after following new year's resolutions and willpower is strong. But changing job will have long term ramifications on your life, so it is a decision that shouldn’t be taken as lightly as a brand new gym membership. In fact, it’s often the case that people just need to make a few adjustments to their approach with their current job to re-engage them in their careers again.
Here are my five top tips to consider before jumping ship: