Types of Jobs That Never Last (and How to Make It Work Until You Get a Better One)

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 - Resume

Nothing lasts forever. This is especially true when it comes to jobs that are a poor fit. Once you realize you’re not in the right job, it’s time to be proactive and start looking for ways to improve your situation. Here are five types of jobs that never last and how to make them work until you get a better one.

1. The job you took to pay the bills

Michelle Abbruzzese performing at a pole dance competition You might not make a career like dancer and fitness instructor Michelle Abbruzzese, but you’re making ends meet. | Alloy Images

We’ve all been desperate enough at one point in our career that we just took a job to pay the bills. When your back is against the wall and your mortgage or rent payment is due, you really don’t have much choice. Any job would look good at this point. Career experts sometimes refer to this as a survival job. These jobs are typically low paying and usually below your skill level. There usually comes a point where you realize you’re not where you need to be, and it’s time to make a career move.

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