alone again (naturally)

I quit my beloved job today, and it may seem i did it for no good reason.
I don’t a have a secured new position with a higher salary.
No one really bangs my door, eager to offer me one.
Why have i done it?

It was an emotional decision, which is unusual for me.
But emotional doesn’t mean wrong.

I invest a lot in my work.
You could even say I kept it runnin’ on my soul’ flame.
I pride myself on caring a whole lot about my work.
I’m more emotional about my work than I’m about my love life.
Emotional decision was valid.

What gives happiness at work?

Growth.
work must push your limits, broaden your vision, stretch your talents.
Clarity.
clear goals, clearly laid out rules, clearly drawn line of responsibility.
Unambiguous assessment.
don’t throw words like “you failed everything” every damn time,
despite whatever we’ve achieved.
Control.
just give me the damn control about what I do!
let me make my fuckin’ decisions!
I’m good at it.

And two weeks ago I looked around myself, and noticed that there’s no more fun in my work, there’s just monotonous trying to break through cordon of not-interested, while having close to none authority and being held responsible for not my decisions.

What sealed the deal for me through, was a minor detail; idle, random talk.
I was told that I DON’T care about my job.
And instantly I was tempted to STOP caring for real.
It was like having a key stone removed from it’s place.

If I DON’T care – I wish you can find someone who DOES.
And i’m excited to see you top my “everything is failed”-achievments.

colours+career

Colours of your career

test results: Researcher+Organizer

Best occupational category: RESEARCHER

Keywords: Independent, Self-Motivated, Reserved, Introspective, Analytical, and Curious

These investigative types gather information, analyze and interpret data, and inquire to uncover new facts.
They have a strong scientific orientation, enjoy academic or research environments and prefer self-reliant jobs.
Dislikes are group projects, selling, and repetitive activities.

Researcher occupations

Suggested careers are College Professor, Physician, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Chemist, Marketing Research, Inventor, Sales Forecasting, Project Engineer, Dentist, Identifying Consumer Demand, Chiropractor, Dentist, Medical Technician, Optometrist, Research & Development Manager, Respiratory Therapist, Real Estate Appraiser, Chiropractor, Veterinarian, Geologist, Physicist, Science Teacher, Medical Technologist, and Author of Technical Books.

Researcher workplaces

Task-oriented careers where you can become absorbed in the job, be original and creative, and not conform to rigid company rules will work best for you.
Unstructured organizations, for example, that allow you to sail your own ship are vital.

Suggested Researcher workplaces are universities and colleges, home office positions, medical facilities, computer-related industries, scientific foundations and think tanks, research firms, and design laboratories.


2nd best occupational category: ORGANIZER

Keywords: Self-Control, Practical, Self-Contained, Orderly, Systematic, Precise, and Accurate

These conservative appearing, plotting-types enjoy organizing, data systems, accounting, detail, and accuracy.
They often enjoy mathematics and data management activities such as accounting and investment management.
Persistence and patience allows them to do detailed paperwork, operate office machines, write business reports, and make charts and graphs.


Real-Life Example

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Test (link – now defunct) was originally provided by CareerPath (now CareerBuilder) website, and was based on Dewey Color System

профессиональная деформация

01. схема

HDD names and backup scheme

Схема нарисована по памяти, так как параметры винчестеров – это единственное, что я знаю помню из набора характеристик компьютерной техники…

И да, у меня больше 6,5Tb в хозяйстве.

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