How Ready Are You for a Better Career? by Alison C. Take the quick, easy quiz below to find out if you’re READY for a better career. (No opt-in required.) On Monday, I feel like this: Uurgh Yippee OK on balanceHow I feel about my job: Great Sad kitten I turn up and do the work that needs to be done.How clear I am about moving forwards in my career: You can’t stop me. Some ideas, but not clear my dear. No i-deerMy energy level is: Energetic! Dark clouds cometh. OK, but bored.My job security: All secure All may burnThe impact my work has on my health: Poorly bear. Without a care. I turn to chocolate and wine some of the time.The impact my work has on my relationships: My life is a romantic comedy. My work is taking a toll on my personal life.The impact of work on my confidence: I can lead the seminar. I’m behind the sofa.I’m where I thought I’d be right now: Life’s a beach. Keep hitting brick walls.I fantasize about quitting my job. Yes, often. No, there’s a lot I like. No, instead I watch Netflix to take my mind off how bad things are.My job is a great fit for my skills. Yes! No. It’s an OK fit, but not great.I love telling people about what I do. Yes No, I howl to the moon with sadnessMy job is a great fit as far as work-life balance goes. Yes No It’s OK; I get through the days.I earn an amount that feels good to me. Yes, my salary is solid. No, I feel undervalued.The location I live in suits me. Yes, I love it. No, I wonder if there’d be a better locale for me.I'm responsible, so I keep doing my best at work even though I'm unhappy. That's me! It’s gotten so bad my job performance is suffering.I spend a lot of time looking online for a new job, but it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Yes, you should see all the bookmarks and printouts I’ve accumulated! Sort of, I’ve gotten some bites, but they don’t feel right. No, I’m so lost I don’t even know where to start.I want to find my purpose, but right now the only thing I’m sure of is it is NOT my current work. Yes I have some ideas, but they are foggy. NoI’m on autopilot in my life: Yes NoI wish it was Friday. Yes I enjoy the moment.This reminds me of my boss: Mean boss. Natural leader I admire. Likeable everyday person doing their best.People keep telling me what to do with my life, but I'm not sure it's what I want. Yes, it’s so confusing! People in my life are generally supportive, but I still don’t know what I want.I feel like I’m living my life. Yes, and it feels great! Not in the slightest; I feel like I’m living someone else’s life. I hope “my life” feels better than this!Time is Up!