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    I actually need help with deciding whether I enjoy my job or not.. here is the details-
    My job stresses me out to the maximum its almost frightening when I have no idea what I'm doing but when I solve an issue the feeling of happiness is great I almost dance home and will sing in the car thinking of what a great job I did and praise I've gotten. There has been times where I've gotten so stressed I've conscidered quiting, on one occasion I almost put my coat on and walkedout. When I'm at home I think about work and often try to solve problems at home I've encountered at work just because a particular issue has interested me to the point I must solve the challenge and beat it so I can go in the next day with the answer. I am always looking to learn new aspects of the job so whilst other employees are moaning about training days I welcome it and ask for more. I am always willing to go above and beyond my line of duty, but tbh I've always been like that in regards to employment so don't think its really just this job.I would possibly like a career from the job but I am put of by it complexity and feel not smart enough to make it into a career. I am baffled in deciding on whether I enjoy it or not.. in your opinion do I sound like someone who enjoys their job?

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    (Original post by Superhotfire)
    I actually need help with deciding whether I enjoy my job or not.. here is the details-
    My job stresses me out to the maximum its almost frightening when I have no idea what I'm doing but when I solve an issue the feeling of happiness is great I almost dance home and will sing in the car thinking of what a great job I did and praise I've gotten. There has been times where I've gotten so stressed I've conscidered quiting, on one occasion I almost put my coat on and walkedout. When I'm at home I think about work and often try to solve problems at home I've encountered at work just because a particular issue has interested me to the point I must solve the challenge and beat it so I can go in the next day with the answer. I am always looking to learn new aspects of the job so whilst other employees are moaning about training days I welcome it and ask for more. I am always willing to go above and beyond my line of duty, but tbh I've always been like that in regards to employment so don't think its really just this job.I would possibly like a career from the job but I am put of by it complexity and feel not smart enough to make it into a career. I am baffled in deciding on whether I enjoy it or not.. in your opinion do I sound like someone who enjoys their job?

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    Interested in what it is that you do?

    Well a job where you feel like you're continuously challenged and learning is definitely a good thing, but you said you feel the stress is partly due to this and resultant feelings of inadequacy.

    I think the question you need to think about is "will the stress end at some point?", and to answer that you need to look at more senior people in your job and consider what the scope of their knowledge is and what you think it will take to reach that level. Also, when you look at more senior people in the job does it seem like they are continously being challenged by the job like you are?

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    Interested in what it is that you do?

    Well a job where you feel like you're continuously challenged and learning is definitely a good thing, but you said you feel the stress is partly due to this and resultant feelings of inadequacy.

    I think the question you need to think about is "will the stress end at some point?", and to answer that you need to look at more senior people in your job and consider what the scope of their knowledge is and what you think it will take to reach that level. Also, when you look at more senior people in the job does it seem like they are continously being challenged by the job like you are?

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    It appears to me the higher up you are the less work you seem to do..

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    (Original post by Superhotfire)
    It appears to me the higher up you are the less work you seem to do..

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    Well you would be wrong. The higher up you are the more work you have to do, however it may not be conventional work behind a desk it is still work
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Well you would be wrong. The higher up you are the more work you have to do, however it may not be conventional work behind a desk it is still work
    Well in my company the higher up you are the more time you spend on solitaire. If you manage a good team of people who know what they are doing it is quite easy to sit back and do nothing and reap the rewards of your team doing well which is not a result of your management skills. At my place my boss does nothing but we all work hard for him because he is a great person.

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    (Original post by Superhotfire)
    Well in my company the higher up you are the more time you spend on solitaire. If you manage a good team of people who know what they are doing it is quite easy to sit back and do nothing and reap the rewards of your team doing well which is not a result of your management skills. At my place my boss does nothing but we all work hard for him because he is a great person.

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    What do you do? I agree, the partners in my firm seem to do not a lot at all lol. But i guess they bear a lot of responsibility

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