5 Invaluable Life Lessons Josiah Learned From Not Quitting a Job He Knew Was Wrong For Him

Over the course of your career, you will have a lot of different jobs. That means, at some point, you will most likely find yourself turning in that infamous two-week notice. Whether it’s to move on to something better or you can’t bear to stand another day at your work – quitting is something we will all end up doing at some point. Yet, too many people quit for the wrong reasons. They get frustrated or upset and leave without thinking much about it. Josiah, on the other hand, refused to quit a job that he knew in his gut was wrong for him. And what happened to him was nothing that he expected.

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Why Your Resume Doesn’t Really Matter

The job market has never been more competitive than it is today. To put things into perspective, the average job posting gets over 250 applications, making your odds of just getting an interview around 2%. Your chances of standing out, well, are almost non-existent. Not exactly the best way to go about landing your ultimate dream job, is it?

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How to Find Fulfillment When Your Company Doesn’t Give a Sh*t

Let’s face it, at the end of the day, your company doesn’t care if you are happy or not. Companies and organizations simply aren’t built that way. They are built to return profit to their shareholders or owners, not to make you feel good. That’s why finding happiness and fulfillment at work is so hard: It’s up to you to build a great career that you love.

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When You Should Say “No” to a Promotion

The days of taking a job promotion just to move up the corporate ladder are over. People everywhere are turning down more money in return for a better life. And while a promotion could be a great move for your career, it might not always be the right one. So before you order new business cards, it’s important to know when it’s the right time to move up, and when it’s not. 

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The Simple Answer to Being Happier At Work

All of the self-help books, seminars, and courses can be dumbed down into one single goal: Be happier. So why is it that most of us are stuck in miserable, life-sucking jobs with no end in sight? Despite their simplicity, happiness and fulfillment at work aren’t as easy as Justin Timberlake makes it look.

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6 Ways to Fall Back In Love With Your Job

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Close your eyes. Flashback to your first day of your job. It was an exciting time in your career. There were endless opportunities in front of you, so you made a commitment to stand out, to make a difference, and to really crush this new job. Slowly but surely, however, obstacles kicked in that you didn’t expect, or maybe your boss wasn’t as friendly as you had hoped. That optimistic attitude you started with suddenly isn’t so positive anymore.

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How to Advance Your Career During the Holidays (While Still Enjoying Yourself)

December is truly the forgotten month. You’re fresh off a Thanksgiving feast and most likely a shopping hangover. By the time December 20th rolls around, you are well into your holiday festivities and getting ready to celebrate the New Year. Before you know it, January is here.

Busy working on his career during the holidays

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The 6 Habits You Need to Thrive in Corporate America

Whether we like it or not, over half of Americans work for corporations these days. I say “like it or not” because 70% of these workers are considered unengaged and quite frankly, unhappy. Now, I’m not sure where you lie in these statistics, but since you are reading this post, I will assume you are somewhere in the majority. That means you are looking to improve the quality of your work life. And you’re not alone. If we are to build careers that we love, it starts with taking accountability for our happiness, and learning how to thrive in Corporate America.

Satisfied With Work

I recently hit my 5 year anniversary of graduating college and working in the professional world. During this time I have worked for some of the biggest companies and biggest brands.

Through my short experience in the corporate world, I have noticed a few things that have already begun to change. You may have seen this too.

People like Arianna Huffington, CEO of The Huffington Post are leading the way for working less and sleeping more, and tech companies are pushing the limits to benefits offered .

Work is now becoming more of a life experience, as opposed to your life being your work.

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Too Many Choices, Just The Right Amount of Time

You make thousands of choices every day. What you eat, who you text, what Netflix show you binge-watch—you are constantly evaluating and making decisions. Although these choices may seem insignificant, making choices has never been more difficult than it is today. With so many options available, and big consequences on the line, it’s becoming harder to be confident in the choices you make.

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