How to Find Meaningful Work

Recently a shift has occurred in the minds of employees. No longer are people working for just a paycheck. Increasing numbers of people want to make a difference in the world through their job. Meaning is becoming more important. Being able to believe in a company’s purpose is more important. How do you find work that will bring more satisfaction without sacrificing the pay? We brought on Nathaniel Koloc from ReWork to find out. Here are some of the things we talked about:

It’s not a career ladder. If you want to be happy, you need to get the idea of a career ladder out of your head. That’s very limiting. To pursue the career ladder, you have to be content staying with one position for a long time. Instead, think about your career in a non-linear fashion. It’s okay to move sideways and even backwards in order to gain skills and knowledge to build a strong career portfolio. Be strategic and think about positions that will serve you in your long-term goals. Continue reading

Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

You only have one life to live. Our guest today on On Air with Axline Solutions talked about how we can live our dreams and have a career. Many people feel like their dreams either need to be their career or they should give up on them. We sacrifice pieces of ourselves in the name of responsibility. Providing for ourselves is a necessary part of life, but it doesn’t have to be our entire life. Jesse’s tips included:  Continue reading