Pierre Blanc-Sahnoun, coach and business advisor, decrypts for us one of the thousand hazards of professional life.Laurence Lemoine
Aurélie, 43, is no longer interested in her work. In the aftermath of the holidays, recovery is difficult for this sales leader specialized in hair products. The depressed Sunday night, the Monday morning torture are even worse after the holidays. "I have the impression that my job does not make sense, she explains, because I am well paid and a lot of 'companies dismiss, I feel stuck, so I'm trying to make a bad fight, be efficient, enjoyable, but I'm slipping into depression, I do not even have the energy to look elsewhere. "
"It's normal to have ups and downs, but at a time when you have to blossom at work, those who are bored - that's the lot of many - feel guilty. In the case of Aurélie, it is probably not only weariness since she has been in this position for two years, perhaps she also knows a personal crisis that affects his professional motivation. Perhaps the environment (his colleagues, his sector) has become painful, but it is more likely that The loss of meaning in his task is related to the fact that his needs are no longer met. What pushed her towards this job no longer corresponds to her motives, or the reality of the job is disappointing compared to the idea she had of it. Our professional life is thus made of cycles interspersed with crises. To question oneself makes them fertile. "
" Blow. If the loss of desire also concerns your privacy, take a vacation, make new projects with those you love. To reconnect with pleasure in one's personal life gives new life to the work. Think about your professional needs, what fills you most, what gives you the greatest satisfaction, the greatest pride. Be useful; creative? Learn? Work alone or in a team on a fast pace or with time; with specific tasks or freedom of improvisation? What job have you always dreamed of doing and why? Do not hesitate to follow some coaching sessions to see more clearly.
Make choices. In light of this reflection, see what can be improved in the position you hold, or that can be met otherwise - through volunteer activity, artistic, travel. Ask to evolve. Or prepare your departure: use your right to training, send your resume, to see.Keep in mind that the door is open and multiply meetings to discover other trades and have a crush. "