10 Signs You Need a New Job—Fast

When GoBankingRates asked about the warning signs that it’s time for a job change, I weighed in, along with 9 other career experts. When you’re feeling stressed and unmotivated, and underappreciated, how do you it’s time to pull the trigger and look elsewhere? Here’s one blindingly obvious sign: You’re kicking butt in your role, but your manager keeps slamming down a lid on your attempts at career development.

If your manager is knowingly (or unknowingly) preventing you from advancing in your career, that could be a sign you should start looking for a new job where there’s room to grow, said Jo Miller, a women’s leadership coach and CEO of Be Leaderly.

If your boss or manager won’t let you take on new responsibilities or challenges, despite showing that you’re competently completing everything that’s been asked of you. Or, if your boss or manager won’t let you speak directly to your skip-level manager or to stakeholders or customers you need to work with to be effective in your role; or won’t sign off on a request for training or help you find another leader to be your mentor. It’s likely you’re being held back from advancing at your workplace. But before you jump ship, talk to your boss or manager about your desire to grow in your role.

“If your boss doesn’t seem invested in your development, it’s important to ask them for feedback,” said Miller. “If none is forthcoming, no matter how much you might enjoy your role or your company, it’s time to find a new boss — even if that means finding a new job. By leaving a bad boss for a true leader, you’ll ultimately find a much more fulfilling career.”

Read the article, here:
https://www.gobankingrates.com/making-money/jobs/signs-you-need-new-job-fast/

Jo Miller

Jo Miller is a globally renowned authority on women’s leadership. She’s dedicated two decades to helping women advance into positions of influence by leveraging their leadership strengths. Based on her work with hundreds of thousands of women, she developed a pragmatic and powerful roadmap that guides women to become the leaders they aspire to be. Jo shares this proven process in her book Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive (McGraw Hill, 2019.)

Jo is CEO of leadership development, consulting and research firm Be Leaderly. Learn more about her speaking engagements at www.JoMiller.com and follow @Jo_Miller on Twitter.

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