Financially speaking, your career is your biggest asset and you need to do all you can to maximize the financial benefits from it. Furthermore, most people also want to enjoy what they do for a living since a good part of their lives is lived at work. So if you’re in a dead-end position or if you really hate what you’re doing, Yahoo offers some concrete steps you can take to make a change:
Step 1: Assess your situation, review your strengths, and dig in your heels.
Step 2: Explore your options, set goals, and make plans to develop yourself to fit your new career path.
Step 3: Acquire new skills, like by returning to school and/or volunteering.
Step 4: Do something you enjoy.
If you’re in an unrewarding, low-paying position, what’s stopping you from taking action? Resolve not to become complacent about the situation. Start developing your strategy towards taking the next step in your career.
I Hate My Job — Now What? [Yahoo HotJobs]