Unless you're particularly lucky, most people have had a job they knew wasn't the right fit. Of course, there are the natural growing pains that come with exploring your fields of interest, especially if you're new to the whole job market scene. Almost everyone has had to go through the employment rite of passage where you utterly hate your job, like the summer you worked in the mall or that time you were the assistant to an absolute jerk. But what about when it's more than that? There are some signs you're in the wrong career.
Beyond the obvious red flags, say your employer is about to file for bankruptcy or you consciously hate your job, there are other, less obvious signs that the field of work you're currently in may not be the right one for you. Clearly time doesn't have a pause or rewind button, so why waste any more of that precious commodity in a position that is totally wrong for you?
Although it can be scary to step out of your comfort zone and try something different, the end result could be a huge payoff and mean an entirely new career path full of new opportunities. So here are some signs you're in the wrong career and what you can do about it.