6 tell-tale signs you’re in the wrong job

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Construction site management is where your day-to-day responsibilities lies. But if this isn’t where your heart lies, you can quickly grow to hate your job. Changing jobs might be just what you need to find your happiness (Shutterstock.com).

A wise man once said, you'll never work a day in your life if you love what you do. Life is too short to spend it managing a construction site when you hate every minute of it. If you spot any of these tell-tale signs, then it might be time to look for a better job.

Sign #1 You dread going to work

This is not true in all cases, but dragging yourself to work every day, can have a huge impact on your happiness in the long-run. If you find yourself in this predicament, reconsider your job choice.

Sign #2 You’re over-stressed

We all know that there is nothing wrong with stress once in a while; it can help you to meet deadlines and accomplish things you never thought you could. However, when you are stressed out all the time without feeling any rewards for that stress, then it might be time to reconsider your job choices.

Read: Don't let stress control you

Sign #3 You aren't proud of your work

Pride can do wonders for how you are feeling in your day-to-day life. If you aren't proud of your work it can dampen your spirits and make it difficult to endure being just being there.

Sign #4 You're complaining endlessly

It’s natural for most people to complain once in a while. But when you find yourself complaining about your job all the time, it’s a huge indicator that you’re in the wrong job. Endless complaints about your job, at the least, indicate that you are not enjoying your work.

Read: Eliminate work stress

Sign #5 You hate the company

It can be difficult to get enthusiastic about a job when you hate the company. Hating the company can make it difficult to work because just like when you don't like learning something, you will be less enthusiastic about it.

Sign #6 Your job doesn't align with your long-term goals

From preparing the site, to liaising with architects, engineers and buyers, the responsibility lies with you to ensure the construction site runs smoothly. But if these don't set you up for the path that you want to travel in life, then you might want to reconsider a job that will align with your long-term goals.

If you go to work every day hating what you are doing, then it might be time to reconsider your choices. Working at the wrong job can drain you emotionally and mentally – and life is too short for that.

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