To Find More Meaningful Work: Explore

     

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Deciding you're restless at work is one thing. Deciding what to do next? That's quite another.

If you've got that general sense that work could be more fulfilling, but aren't quite sure what to do from there, you'll first want to take stock of your values, contemplating what matters most to you and makes your heart sing. 

Finding what makes your heart sing—and four more steps toward finding more meaningful work: Get our free guide.

As you begin identifying the roles and companies that best align with your passions, your next step is to explore. In this highlight from our free ebook, Finding More Meaningful Work: Five Steps Toward Your Next Career Move, we share career management tips on launching your exploration.

"Most importantly," says Berkeley MBA Career Advisor Luke Kreinberg, "Get in front of other people." Luke advises stepping away from email and meeting up with people in person for real-time conversations.

"Talk to people who actually work in your field or position of interest to gain some insight on the reality of their days," says Luke. "Ask questions about what they enjoy and what they don't, and don't be afraid to ask for recommendations for other people to connect with."

Want more insight from the career management professionals at Berkeley-Haas on finding more meaningful work ? Get the ebook.

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About The Author

Eileen is Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for the Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals. She enjoys meeting prospective students and helping them explore the benefits of an MBA, and hopes these blog posts provide valuable insight into the Berkeley MBA experience.