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What to do when you feel stuck in your career

When feeling stuck in your career, it can be helpful to take the following steps:

  1. Assess your current situation: Take stock of your current job, responsibilities, and skills. Identify what you like and dislike about your current role.

  2. Set career goals: Determine what you want to achieve in your career and what you're passionate about. This will help you focus your job search and identify roles that align with your interests and goals.

  3. Network: Connect with people in your industry, including former colleagues, industry leaders, and recruiters. They may have insights or opportunities that can help you move forward in your career.

  4. Learn new skills: Keep your skills and knowledge up-to-date by taking courses, attending workshops, or pursuing additional education. This will make you more marketable to potential employers.

  5. Consider a career change: If you're not happy with your current role, it may be time to consider a new field or industry. Research different career options and consider taking a step back in order to move forward in the long run.

  6. Seek professional help: If you're struggling to make a decision or find direction, consider working with a career advisor or coach. They can help you identify your strengths, weaknesses, and potential career paths.