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7-Apr-14 10:30 AM  CST  

Loving The Job You Have And Looking For Other Work 

Do you absolutely love the job you have as a pharmacy technician? It’s good to love the job you are currently working, but it is also good to look for other opportunities as well. Career experts suggest looking for new job leads even though you are currently employed due to the fact that it helps you grow your career. Here is a look at some expert tips: 

 

  • A goal in mind.
    The good thing about continuing job searches on an ongoing basis is that it helps you keep a goal in mind. You may be interested in a job that requires you to have more skills and experience than you already have and knowing that gives you a chance to obtain the education or experience needed to get that job later on once you have the qualifications. 

 

  • Identity.
    Additional job searching gives you inspiration and also helps you identify what you want to be doing in the future and what type of job you may see yourself in for the future. 

 

  •  Plan for the worst, hope for the best.
    You may or may not ask yourself this question, but what would you do if you became unemployed at some point in your career?  Unfortunately, it can happen.  Knowing where to look for a job in the face of job loss will help you be prepared for possible unfortunate events that may leave you jobless. 

 

So even though you may love working where you are now, there is always a reason to keep an eye out for other job opportunities to better yourself and your career.

 

Sources: 
1.  Saisan, Joanna. “Finding The Right Career: Choosing or Changing Career Paths.” Helpguide.org. Web. Date of Access: 6 Apr 2014.  

2. Greenawald, Erin. “Why You Should Look At Other Jobs Even If You Love The One You Have.” The Daily Muse. Date of Access: 6 Apr 2014. 

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