Relocating for a job allows for new beginnings. There are new goals to meet, people to greet and sights to see.
Not only is it an opportunity to amaze a new team of colleagues with an awesome first impression, but it’s also an opportunity to tackle a new set of challenges.
Even so, one should consider the aspects of moving before relocating to a new city for a job. Whether you’re applying to long-distance jobs or have already secured a job offer in a faraway metropolis, be confident moving is the right decision for you. Ask yourself the following 8 questions:
What do you accomplish at work?
Yes, you earn an income, but a focus on more than getting your work done can add depth to your workday, and your life.
When you want your job to be more than a job, there needs to be meaning. Determine what adds meaning to your life at work, and try to incorporate it as much as possible…
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be successful at a young age? How do the Zuckerburgs, Biebers and Swifts… do it?
Many of us millennials feel desperate for success right after college – and then feel deeply depressed when it seems we’ve failed after only a few years. Why we aren’t wunderkinds yet?
In life, sometimes what you set out to do turns out to be different from what you imagined it.
Perhaps once involved in a career or degree, you realize it hasn’t sparked your passion as initially believed. Perhaps, you’re scared of changing your career path. Perhaps you’re comfortable with what you’re doing, and pursuing something new seems too much of an effort… and well outside your comfort zone…
To be totally honest, I can’t exactly remember what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I definitely didn’t dream about being in H.R. or recruiting, or running a career advice site.
It’s funny how, early on, you show such clear signs of what you love to do. If you’re feeling lost in your career, call your parents, or your childhood friends, and have them remind you of what you loved and chased as a kid. Maybe it won’t be relevant at all… But maybe it will remind you of your true calling.