“We’re living in unprecedented times!”
How many times have you heard that sentence in the last several months? It kind of gets annoying, right? Unfortunately, there’s no denying its truth.
Miserable. This is how the majority of women feel about their current job situation. Monday morning (or whatever day you start working for the week) comes and your stomach tightens, your smile turns to a sad frown, and reality sets in. Here goes another week of the same damn thing.
When it comes to applying for jobs, women are missing the mark—big time.
This staggering statistic from Forbes says, “Men are confident about their ability at 60%, but women don’t feel confident until they’ve checked off each item on the list.” That means men go ahead and apply for jobs without having all requirements while women skip the application process altogether. What’s the reason behind such a drastic gap?
Figuring out what you’re meant to be doing in your life is the single most important self-discovery action you can take to ensure you feel fulfilled in your career.
But what happens after you find your calling? Putting a plan in place to actually follow through and pursue your purpose is crucial. What’s the point in going through a self-discovery process if you don’t take the necessary steps to get there?