Why do I keep getting bored with my jobs?
I get bored with jobs very easily. I'm bored within six months. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Interactive Advertising. I live in a small rural area of Vermont. Current position: Employment Specialist (Human Services). Previous positions: Director, Product Development for a website; Lease Analyst (land services); & Transcription. I'm fed up with the fact that I paid just over $50,000 for a degree to only make $28K or less a year. I don't like not being able to live simply, I hate living pay check to pay check and day to day. I hate being bored with the work I do. It isn't that there isn't enough work to keep me occupied, it's that the work is boring, mundane, and I find myself wondering why the job even exists and what the point is. My interests are varied and wide. I'm super creative and LOVE stories/books/movies. I don't know what kind of job would be best for me, just that it would have to be something I could never get bored with. Any ideas? Why do I keep getting bored? How can I get over it? By the way, I do not hesistate to report answers as spam. This is a serious question.
Asked By: - 1/13/2010
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It seems like your stuck at the "entry level" stage. You've spent years and years learning and studying for a degree. Although this is necessary for most high earning jobs, most companies want an individual that they can rely on, i.e. someone with experience of working within their industry. Without having the... More
Answered By: Joseph - 1/14/2010
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I know how you feel. I am paying back $40k in student loans, and can't even find a decent job. All I can say is to try to be happy that you even have a job, and search for other opportunities. At least you are gaining experience, and hopefully you can move up in your field once the economy gets better. You could... More
Answered By: Maizy - 1/13/2010
shit happens ,, thats life
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