Although you have been in this job for a number of years and you know the role inside-out, do you feel you are comfortable in this role for the next 10 years? Comfortable you may be but do you find it challenging? Do you start the day where you do not know what to expect so you feel refreshed for any tasks you encounter in the course of the day? Now you feel invigorated as you quicken your pace to the office and you tingle with excitement at the prospect of another challenging day at the office.
Or, is it one of those days where you know exactly what is required of you as you drag yourself towards the office. You are not motivated as it is just another of the same old, same old day at the office. Are you prepared to carry on in this style for the next 10 years?
If the answer is to make your work life more challenging, then you may feel you need to find another job. Ideally you should ensure the next job has a different job description as you really would not want to keep to the same routine regardless of it commanding a higher salary although a change can make your work life interesting for a while.
Now, are you brave enough to make that move? Do you feel you are not confident to do this? If the answer is ‘yes’ then the positive way forward is to take an objective look at your skills. Do you feel there may be more up-to-date systems out there and you are not sure about this change?
If the answer is ‘yes’ then you should endeavour to update your skills or learn new skills, to expand your skills. Remember the business world is forever changing. You should research and find courses from which you can derive great benefits and confidence. Yes – confidence. Once you have learnt a new subject you will definitely want to put it task. It is very much as when you learnt to touch type, you just wanted to keep typing.
There are a wide range of courses on the market but do ensure you are taking the correct one. You may want to expand your skills for example finance as you may have had a flair for figures some time ago but did not follow that track or, maybe, minute taking which may have been a gap in your skill level. Once you have decided, then go for it!
Find out about business skills training at www.pa-course.co.uk