Do you feel like you are all over the place with your job search? You look at a job posting and say to yourself “I can do that”, then you look at another job posting and say the same thing. You can do it all because you have a diverse skill set. Being good at something doesn’t always mean that you enjoy it.
Have you asked yourself what skills you really enjoy using? What happens if you land a job and you are utilizing skills you’re good at, but skills you don’t really enjoy using? You may not stay in that job very long until you are seeking a more satisfying job.
When searching for a job, it’s important to have a solid focus on the job you want. A good first step in gaining more focus is identifying the skills you enjoy using. The following list can help narrow your focus and identify those skills you enjoy using:
Your job will always require you to utilize skills you don’t enjoy using, but if the majority of your time at work is spent using skills you enjoy, your job will be more satisfying.