career burnout

Career Burnout or Wrong Job?


By Shi Tianyun

“I hate my job!” This commonplace phrase is uttered by disgruntled staff in offices everywhere. Guilty of sprouting these four words yourself? If you are close to giving up, stop and think hard: do you truly detest what you are doing or are you just tired of what you have been doing? Yes, there are differences, as subtle as they may seem to an individual, between being a victim of career burnout and being stuck in the wrong job, as you will see below:

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Taking a gap year from work

By Juliet Soh

A “gap year”, sometimes known as a “sabbatical”, refers to an extended period of time you take off work to undertake activities you wouldn’t otherwise have time to do. Many may think that taking a year off work is only justified if you want to pursue higher education. But this is also a great option if you are experiencing a career burnout - it gives you time and space to rethink your priorities. If you’re seriously considering to take this time off, jot down these notes on what you can do:

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