Getting out of a Career Rut

Getting out of a Career Rut

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 28, 2024
Course Description

This course can help you if you are feeling stuck, bored or unsure of what to do next in your career. Maybe you feel unmotivated or unconfident. Peter Quarry, psychology expert, suggests turning an unsatisfying career around by first taking baby steps, relaxing, researching and repackaging yourself, paving the way to self-reinvention and career satisfaction.

We all get stuck in career ruts from time to time. This course will give you practical strategies to get started on your transformation.

Key Learning Points
Feeling stuck in a career rut? Peter Quarry suggests the following:
•    Activate with baby steps.
•    Relax – don’t rush into something new.
•    Take existing expertise and repackage yourself.
•    Research how your field is changing and the opportunities available to you.

By the end of this course, learners should be able to:
•    Apply simple strategies to get out of a career rut
•    Activate with baby steps like updating your LinkedIn profile, networking to make new contacts or finding a mentor
•    Change your situation calmly, take time and don’t rush into something new
•    Repackage your skills and expertise
•    Examine how your field is changing and the opportunities available to you

This course is part of the 2 Minutes To Success Series created by Psychologist Eve Ash. A series of two minute microlearning programs from psychology experts with practical advice and techniques to help you tackle workplace problems and be more productive less stressed improve your image and regain control of your life. There are programs to deal with challenging people and situations and strategies for professional development and managing yourself and others.