Nowadays, with the current economic crisis that is practically afflicting much of the world, it has certainly become difficult to find a job, much less a stable and pleasant job. However, it can still happen that you are forced to choose between two different job offers and not know which one to choose. If you want to know what factors to consider to make this difficult choice, which can considerably affect your life, continue reading this guide. In the following steps, I will show you how to choose between two jobs. So let’s see how to proceed. Happy reading, everyone!
How to choose between two jobs?
First of all, if you are undecided between two or more job offers that have been proposed to you, it can be very helpful to write down a list including all the pros and cons of each offer, which contains every single factor that can be even minimally relevant. Take the time to think about every single detail and to consider the offers. Once you have finished the lists, you just have to analyze them and see which job offer has the most positives and the most negatives. The choice is subjective, the advice is welcome, but it is a very personal and important decision, which you have to make on your own and on which you have to reason properly.
I advise you not to decide on impulse to not run the risk of repenting in the future. Rather, it is better to take an extra day to decide and make this choice peacefully. I also suggest you not be influenced by passing fashions because even if it may seem strange, even in the workplace, sometimes you tend to follow the wave. Still, usually, a decision made in this way never turns out to be a winner. Work is a very important thing that can affect the future, and it’s not worth losing precious years, do you agree? Following the heart and head is the best way to understand which job is best suited to your aspirations and skills. But usually, a decision made in this way never turns out to be a winning one.
Work is a very important thing that can affect the future, and it’s not worth losing precious years, do you agree? Following the heart and the head is the best way to understand which job is best suited to your aspirations and skills. But usually, a decision made in this way never turns out to be a winning one. Work is a very important thing that can affect the future, and it’s not worth losing precious years, do you agree? Following the heart and the head is the best way to understand which job is best suited to your aspirations and skills.
Type of contract
A very important feature to consider is the type of contract that is offered to you. In these years it is very difficult to find a permanent job offer: for this reason, if one of the choices corresponds to this type of contract, then it is good to accept it as soon as possible since it is a very rare opportunity that may not happen again. If you need a job that doesn’t steal too many hours and leaves you a lot of freedom, then a part-time or occasional contract is ideal.
Another factor to consider is where the two different jobs are located. It is good to prefer a workplace that is as close as possible to your home or easily accessible by public transport, on foot or by car. Of course, if the jobs proposed to you are in areas not reachable by public transport, you should preferably choose the one that does not require a car. These details can make the difference between a job offer and another.
Last but not least factor not to be underestimated is the salary, since with the same contractual characteristics it is better to choose a job that allows you to receive a higher sum of money as monthly salary. Also, consider if the salary in addition to the thirteenth is also contemplated the fourteenth because it is not obvious to receive it. Possible opportunities for economic and professional growth are also very important. In fact, a job that allows you to improve and make a career will give you greater satisfaction and, over time, higher salaries.
If you already know the working environment of companies that want to hire you, choose the offer that seems to introduce you to a peaceful and relaxed working environment, keeping away from all possible sources of stress or future frustration due to non-idyllic relationships with future colleagues. After all, you’ll need to spend at least eight hours with them, so it’s best to have a good relationship whenever possible. Good luck!
If your instinct suggests you accept a job offer, do it even if at that moment it doesn’t seem the best option: the sixth sense must always be listened to!