Do what you love and love what you do

I love workmet a gentleman recently at a networking event that really stood out for me; what he said really made me smile.

He loved his job, it was so obvious that he had a real belief in the company, their ethics and what he did.  He is a paralegal for a solicitors firm that specialises in will writing, which most people wouldn’t be excited about but his enthusiasm and excitement was infectious.

I believe that almost everyone has at some point been in a job they didn’t enjoy, would dread going to work, watch the clock all day until home time finally arrived and make a run for the door!

The impact the wrong job for you affects your whole life, can leave you feeling drained and agitated.

I have an amazing job, not everyone is suited to recruitment but for me it is perfect.  Like the networking gentleman, I believe in the company I work for, their ethics and the people I meet along the way.  My first interview with our company director showed her passion and honesty, characteristics that make a great boss and ultimately a great place to work.

Recruitment is a tough business to be in, the competition is fierce, the hours can be long and you need to be a mind reader some days, but I love what I do and wouldn’t change it for the world. The best part of my job is that I am helping other people feel the same way about theirs, taking the time to get to know our clients and candidates so that I can match the right people and companies, so that there is a culture fit alongside the relevant skills and experience needed.

I can’t imagine working anywhere else now and would urge anyone that doesn’t feel fulfilled by their job to re-evaluate, the ‘perfect ‘ job is out there, it took me until my 30’s to find mine, don’t give up hope!

About tpearce2012

Works for Gravitas Recruitment SW, specialising in Accountancy, Finance and Office Support roles in the South West.
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