1) Job does not allow you to acquire skills that are deemed reasonably unique, important, and in demand by society
2) Job focuses on something harmful or of limited value to the world
3) Job lacks the “Basics”*. Basics defined as reasonable hours, pay, benefits, room for advancement, and eventual power to effect positive change.
4) Job forces you to work with people you do not like
*Basics- If a paying job, non-paying job, or internship offers the opportunity to learn a really important skill you should definitely consider making some sacrifices. This could mean taking a part-time paying job to pay for the “Basics”. Once you learn this important skill your career prospects and earnings will dramatically improve. Sacrifice the now for the future.
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