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Sign #1 that it’s time to look for a new job

When working with my career coaching clients about how to know when it's time to look for a new job, I always tell them that whatever they do they should not remain miserable.

We all have our ups and downs at work. Some weeks we're super-productive. Other weeks, not so much. But how do you know when it's time to really make a move — updating your portfolio and beginning the official career search? Today we’ll be discussing the first sign that it’s time to look for a new job. Get email updates from my blog here to have the other signs delivered right to your email.

Sign #1: You dread getting out of bed in the morning.

Do you repeatedly hit the snooze button when your alarm goes off? Do you have an overwhelming desire to remain buried under the covers, far from demands, deadlines and clamoring coworkers?

One of the biggest red flags of job dissatisfaction is an unwillingness to face the day — not just some mornings, but every morning. What's your body trying to tell you?

If Monday feels like doomsday to you after a great weekend, you are probably not in a career that is fulfilling or that you feel passionate about. This is a big sign that it’s time to start thinking about a new career.

How many days in the week do you wake up dreading the day?

Here’s to having a career you love!

Hallie Crawford
Job Search Coach