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Six ways to find out if you have a 'good job'! | Kelly Magowan, Giving Careers Direction
So what is a good job? There are the somewhat antiquated views that still pervade that a good job is one with a flash title and pays well. However, you and I know that there are a lot of people who fit the profile of having a 'good job' who are not overly happy going to work each day to pursue this so called 'good job'. In reality, what constitutes a good job is subjective. This seems too often be forgotten. It is common for us all too unconsciously refer to some jobs as being good or bad that friends, family or colleagues hold, without understanding what they involve and the sense of satisfaction people attain from different work pursuits. Unfortunately, the fear of what others think (status anxiety) can keep people in jobs and careers that make them desperately unhappy. Even though we work in era where new career paths and jobs are constantly emerging, unfortunately many of the traditional views around job titles and status linger! What we need to remind ourselves to do, is to